Prof. Alessio Nencioni obtained in M.D. at the University of Genoa (Genoa, Italy) in 1999 and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Genoa in 2005. His postdoctoral training was at the Hematology Department of the University of Tübingen (2000-2002), at the Center for Cancer Research of the MIT (Cambridge, MA; 2003-2004) and the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research (Cambridge, MA; 2005 -2006). Prof. Nencioni transitioned back to Italy in 2007. He is now associate professor at the Department of Internal Medicine of the University of Genoa in Italy.