Prof. Carlo Ventura, M.D., Ph.D. Co-founder, Chief Scientist, Co-Chairman of Board of ÉlpisÉremo Inc., He is a Full Professor of Molecular Biology at the School of Medicine of the University of Bologna, Italy. Chief of the Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Stem Cell Engineering of the National Institute of Biostructures and Biosystems (NIBB- INBB: www.inbb.it) at the Institute of Cardiology of the S. Orsola - Malpighi Hospital in the University of Bologna. He is also the Chief of the Division of Bologna of NIBB, including the NIBB Research Units of Bologna, Firenze, and Siena, Italy. received both his MD and Specialization in Cardiology from the School of Medicine of the University of Bologna, Italy. He obtained his Ph.D. in Biochemistry in 1990 from the University of Bologna. He was Researcher at the “Laboratory of Cardiovascular Science (L.C.S.)”, National Institute on Aging (N.I.A.) - National Institutes of Health (N.I.H.), Baltimore, MD, U.S.A. from 1988 to 1992. In the same laboratory he continued to perform repeated periods of research up to 1994. He has been Researcher (1990-2000), Associate Professor (2000) and then Full Professor of Biochemistry (2000-2003) at the Department of Biomedical Sciences of the University of Sassari, Italy.