Associate Professor in Cardiology, Dept of Cardiac Thoracic Vascular Sciences and Public Health, University of Padova, Italy. Fulfilled National Scientific requirements for Full Cardiology Professor. Education:- Medicine and Surgery Degree (honours), and Specialist Diploma (honours) in Cardiology, Pisa University; Ph.D. in the Faculty of Medicine, St. George's Hospital Medical School, University of London. Memberships/Committees: Italian Society of Cardiology-Member; ESC-Fellow; ANMCO-Fellow 2000; SIC -Nucleus Member 2008-2012 and SIC –Chair of the Working Group on: " Myocardial and pericardial disease" 2010-2012; ESC-Nucleus Member and Treasurer of ESC Working Group on "Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases " 2010-12 and Task Force on “Myocarditis”, Nucleus Coordinator, 2010-2012; ESC Chair, Working Group on "Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases " 2014-16;ESC EORP)-Long-term cardiomyopathy and myocarditis (LT-CMY) Registry Chair 2018 and current. H-index 44 (scopus author ID 7005166754).