-M.D., 1992, University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy (110/110, honours).
-Associate Researcher (1994/95/97), University of Arizona, Tucson AZ (U.S.A.).
-Ph.D. (Comparative Endocrinology) 1997, University of Padoa.
Positions: -1996-2002 Assistant Professor 2nd University of Naples, Naples, Italy
-2002-2015 Associate Professor 2nd University of Naples, Naples, Italy
-2015- Full Professor 2nd University of Naples, Naples, Italy
Scientific Activity Topic: spermatogenesis and testicular tumorigenesis.
Awards: -2004: Ely Lilly Price. Price for Research on fertility and spermatogenesis. VI Congress of
Italian Society of Medical Andrology, Napoli 7-9 October 2004.
-2009: 10th Royan International Research Award in Andrology. By European Society of Human
Reproduction and Embriology (ESHRE) and Middle East Fertility Society (MEFS).Teheran, 23-25 September 2009.
-2010: (Novartis Price) best presentation in Basic Research entitled: “Down-regulation of estrogen
receptor-β associates with transcriptional coregulator PATZ1 delocalization in human testicular seminomas. 12th European Congress of Endocrinology. 24-28 April, 2010, Prague, Czech Republic.