Professor Emeritus of Nephrology, Second University of Naples, Italy
Founder, first President and Councilor for life of the Int. Assoc. for the History of Nephrology; former president of the European Association of Professors Emeriti; Honors Doctor Honoris Causa in Medicine at various Universities; Founder and Councilor (2001-2009) of the Italian Kidney Foundation; Member of the Scientific Council of the Italian Institute for Philosophical Studies; Herald of the Hippocratic Spirit, Recipient of the Distinguished Medal of the National Kidney Foundation of USA, the Malpighi Medal of the University of Messina and the Memorial Medal of the University of Gdansk. Dr Honoris causa of the Universities of Varna and Kosice, president of the European Association of Professors Emeriti. Guest editor of 32 supplements of interna¬tio¬nal Journals, authored of 356 papers (Scopus), 80 of them on history of nephrology were pu¬bli¬shed in peer review journals.