Prof Angelo Auricchio was born in 1960 in Terzigno, southern Italy. He speaks Italian, English and German.4
As a teenager, he was fascinated by mechanics and electricity. “In my view, the heart and the circulatory system is a wonderful piece of machinery that is driven by an electrical system that is both uncomplicated and powerful,” he says.5
He enjoys photography, sailing and music and is married.
Prof Aurrichio graduated from Medical School and specialised in Cardiology at Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, in 1985 and 1989. He obtained a PhD in Cardiovascular Physiology at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” in 1994. 2, 3, 4
He completed internships at the Department of Microbiology and Department of Metabolic Diseases at the University of Naples in 1983 and…