Erasmus+Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)
Marco Valgimigli was born on March 6th 1972 in Forlì, Italy. He obtained his medical degree in 1997 with Summa cum Laude at the University of Bologna, Italy. He performed his training in internal medicine at the University of Bologna from 1997-99 and then went on to specialize in cardiology at the University of Ferrara in 2003. In January 2004, he started a clinical and research fellowship in the catheterisation laboratory of the Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam, under the supervision of Prof Patrick Serruys. In November 2005, he moved to Caen Normandy, France to be trained in the transradial approach under the supervision of Prof Martial Hamon. In June 2006 Dr Valgimigli took up the position of Senior Cardiologist at the University Hospital of Ferrara which then led to his final position of Director of the Catheterization Lab in December 2009.