"Sapienza" University of Rome, Italy
Professor of Hematology, ‘Sapienza’ University of Rome. He earned his medical degree in Turin, Italy, and specialized in pediatrics and in hematology. Worked at the MRC Leukaemia Unit, Hammersmith Hospital, London between 1976 and 1979. Sabbatical at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, between 1991 and 1992.
He is part of the European Leukemia Network and referee for national and international funding agencies. Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the 4th EHA Congress, Barcelona 1999, councilor of EHA until December 2002, and member of the Education Committee of EHA until December 2005. President-Elect, President and Past-President of EHA during the years 2007-2013. Chairman Education Committee and Outreach Unit of EHA up to June 2017. Member of EHA’s Global Outreach Committee.
Chairman of the GIMEMA Working Party for chronic lymphoproliferative disorders, and member of the board of the Working Party for acute leukemias.
Has authored over 750 papers, reviews and books. Has been co-editor of Leukemia and Lymphoma, and associate editor of the British Journal of Hematology and of The Hematology Journal. Editor-in-chief of The Hematology Journal up to December 2004 and of Haematologica from January 2005 to February 2008.