He is a Paediatrician currently working as a Paediatric Infectious Diseases Consultant and Research at the Department for Women’s and Children’s Health, University of Padua (UNIPD).
He obtained his PhD in infectious diseases in children focusing his thesis on the implementation of an antimicrobial stewardship programs at the University of Padova in collaboration with the Paediatric Infectious Diseases division of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where he worked as a clinical research fellow for two years.
From May 2017, he worked as Research Fellow in the Paediatric Infectious Diseases Research Group at St. George’s University of London on two trials on the use of antibiotics in neonates.
In December 2020, he completed his MSc in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Oxford with the thesis entitled “Understanding and managing necrotizing enterocolitis – a literature review to identify research priorities”.
His research interests are in paediatric infectious diseases, focusing on antimicrobial stewardship, antimicrobial resistance, especially in the neonatal population, and optimal designing of antibiotics clinical trials in children.