Marco graduated in Physical Education, in Physiotherapy and Osteopathy, and subsequently completed his PhD in Rehabilitation Science and Physiotherapy at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2016. He is full-time Assistant Professor at the Department of Neuroscience, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, Genetics and Maternal Infantile Science of the University of Genoa and the Coordinator and Founder of the Master in Rehabilitation of Musculoskeletal Disorders, at University Campus of Savona.
Marco teaches Manual Therapy in the School of Physiotherapy and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the Medical Specialization School of Rheumatology (University of Genoa) and is an active researcher. His recent research activities have focused on validation and implementation of a visual feedback system for assessment of motor control of bite and pinching force, implementation of IMU sensors for motor control in rehabilitation, validation of the ‘sensorised’ sit to stand test and investigation of the placebo mechanisms in musculoskeletal rehabilitation.
He is a member of the editorial board of Manual Therapy Journal, Archives of Physiotherapy and Scienza Riabilitativa and authored more than 50 indexed scientific papers.