Academic Affiliation : Department of Experimental Medicine, Section of Biology, School of Medicine, University of Campania, Naples, Italy. Present position: Associate Professor of Medical Genetics at the School of Medicine, University of Campania, Naples, Italy. Medical Doctor; Specialist in Cardiology and in medical Genetics. Field of interest: Muscular Dystrophies, myopathies and primary cardiomyopathies. Member of several scientific societies (AIM;MSM;WMS;SIGU;ESHG;ASHG) Managing Editor of Acta Myologica Referee for numerous scientific journals. Author of hundreds of papers on the field of interest.