Orthopaedic surgeon and researcher focusing on clinical and basic research on cartilage treatments at the University of Bologna and NABI Laboratory, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy.
Specialized in Orthopedics and Traumatology at the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute (Bologna, Italy). Research fellow at Rush Cartilage Restoration Center in Chicago (IL), USA. Traveling fellow in SIGASCOT-GOTS fellowship and in Peterson-SANOFI ICRS fellowship. PhD on “cartilage regenerative treatments” at Bologna University.
Vice-president of the Cartilage Committee of the Italian Society SIGASCOT. Member of the Cartilage Committee of ESSKA. Member of “Fellowship” Committee of ICRS.
Deputy editor of the Joints Journal (official journal of the Italian society SIGASCOT). Member of Editorial Board of Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine (OJSM) and BioMed Research International Journal. Reviewer for AJSM, PM&R, JEO, and KSSTA Journals. Author of 206 articles published on international journals, of which 179 on journals with Impact Factor; 19 articles published on national journals; 38 book chapters; H index: 49.