1. Internship - Pediatrics Università di Padova School of Medicine
  2. MD - Thesis: Qualitative and quantitative analysis of organic acid excretion in neonatal urine by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry Università di Padova
  3. Resident - Pediatrics Università di Padova School of Medicine
  4. Post-Doc - Human Genetics Yale University
  5. PhD - Research Doctor of Developmental Sciences. Thesis: Development of a new method for the diagnosis of inherited disorders of beta-oxidation and its application to the study of SIDS Università di Padova


  1. Italian Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
  2. American Board of Medical Genetics - Clinical Biochemical Genetics

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology


  • Newborn screening
  • Inborn errors of fatty acid transport and oxidation
  • Clinical and biochemical characterization of inborn errors of metabolism
  • Metabolic cause of sudden unexpected death
  • Clinical applications of tandem mass spectrometry


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