Orthopaedic surgeon, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute.
Director of Nano-Biotecnology Laboratory of Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute.
Assistant Professor, University of Bologna.
Habilitation for Full Professor in Orthopaedics and Traumatology in 2015
Secretary General of International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS).
Coordinator of numerous research projects and clinical trials regarding biotechnology applications in orthopaedics, into the framework of Italian and European research.
Author of over 135 scientific articles in peer-reviewed and over 25 chapters in textbooks in orthopedic surgery (H-index 51).
Faculty of more than 400 society meetings all over Europe, Asia and America.
Associated Editor of BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders Journal and Advances in Orthopedics. Reviewer for more than 20 Orthopaedics Journals
Winner of several awards: ICRS Travelling Fellowship in 2004 and the ESSKA- AOSSM travelling fellowship in 2009; Scientific Exhibit Award of Excellence at the AAOS Annual Meeting 2011; Best scientific presentation at the ORTOMED Meeting 2012; Article included in “ten top-cited articles published in the Arthroscopy Journal 2011-2012”; Award Cum Laude at the ICRS Meeting 2013 for the electronic poster and the Leading article Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy Journal in 2013.Award Cum Laude at the ICRS Meeting 2015 for the electronic poster and oral presentation.