30-year-old Nicola, who graduated with honours in orthopaedic techniques from the Catholic University of Rome at the age of twenty, is about to finish his second academic career in medicine and surgery.
He conducts scientific research on emerging medical technologies, particularly artificial intelligence and longevity fields. Consolidated training thanks to the fellow at Harvard Medical School and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute Centre in Boston in the laboratory directed by Charlotta Lindvall, MD, PhD. Nicola is a co-author of scientific publications on exponential technologies in medicine and data-driven precision medicine, including a paper (peer-reviewed) in the prestigious journal npj Digital Medicine Nature.
Winner of the Human Machine Interactions Summer School (HMISS) and Heroes for Research, thanks to a project on the use of augmented reality and IoT devices in cardiology, Nicola is also a speaker at international events, including two TEDx, Singularity University (Rome) and the Florence Health Forum, for which he was the youngest member of the scientific committee for two consecutive years.
In March 2019, he co-founded the innovative startup INTECH-Innovative Training Technologies, engaged in developing advanced surgical training systems. These devices, based on the "phygital" model, adopt physical models, digital and computational technologies
scientifically validated by the most important international scientific societies.
Nicola has been a consultant for an American company, a global leader in health data analysis, Health Catalyst, based in Salt Lake City (Utah, USA). The role of a political consultant in digital health and longevity should also be mentioned, carrying out activities at the Chamber of Deputies and a health tech advisor for the incubator of innovative startups listed on the Digital Magics stock exchange. Nicola is also involved in the activity of "scientific journalism," with a series of articles published in national magazines such as IlSole24Ore, Corriere Della Sera, Millionaire, Linkiesta, and AgendaDigitale, as well as interventions on Rai1, SkyTG24, and different national radio stations, to name but a few someones.
In March 2020, Forbes Italia was nominated among the "Top 100 under 30", thanks to the efforts made by Nicola and his team to move surgical training towards a new paradigm driven by emerging technologies, decentralized and democratic.
Nicola is a researcher for the Swiss team Women's Brain Project, an international non-profit organization engaged in research into the determinants of sex and gender differences, AI-driven precision medicine. Finally, he is a member of the Scientific Committee of AiSDeT - the Italian Association of Digital Health and Telemedicine and Head of the Digital Health Department of the Consumerismo Association.