University of Bari. Italy.
Full Professor of Immunology at the University of Bari, Bari (Italy) since 1986.
Permanence abroad: Max Planck Institute for Immunobiology (Freiburg, Germany) from 1977 to 1979; University of Alabama at Birminghan (USA), Department of Microbiology from 1981 to 1985.
Scientific Director of the National Institute of Gastroenterology (Castellana Grotte, Itraly) from 1996 to 2009.
Authors of more than 500 publications (371 listed in PUBMED), even including books and chapters of books.
Editorship: Editor-in chief- of the Journal Endocrine Metabolic Immune Disorders-Drug Targets; Associate Editor of the journals Frontiers in Immunology and Frontiers in Nutrition.