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Born in Naples on August 22nd 1962, got his degree in Medicine at the Federico II University of Naples in 1987. He first achieved Nuclear Medicine specialty in 1990 and then Radiology specialty in 1997 at the same University. From 1990 to 1993 he worked as Visiting Fellow at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD (U. S. A.), where he got involved in the pre-clinical characterization of radio-labelled monoclonal antibodies. During his residency in Radiology he was mainly interested in diagnostic applications of Computed Tomography in hepato-bilio-pancreatic diseases and in the GI tract. He is author-and co-author of 56 scientific papers published on indexed (n=44) and not-indexed (n= 12) journals, and of 44 communications at National and International Meetings as well as of two book chapters on Computed Tomography. He participated as invited speaker at several Meetings and Refresher Courses on helical and multi-detector CT organized by the Section of Computed Tomography of the Italian Society of Medical Radiology. From 1998 to 2002 he has been working for the National Council of Research taking mainly care of CT protocols for detecting hepato-cellular carcinoma in the cirrhotic liver. From 2002 he is Researcher at the same university. From 2000 he teaches Principles and Applications of Computed Tomography at the short degree course of Medical Radiology Techniques for Imaging and Radiotherapy of the Federico II University of Naples. From 2004 to 2008 he has been a member of the Study Section of Computed Tomography of the Italian Society of Medical Radiology.