Bruno Murer graduated in medicine from the University of Ferrara, Italy, in 1975. From 1976 to 1988, he was assistant director and from 1988 to 1993, associated director of the Department of Anatomic Pathology at the University of Ancona, Italy. Currently, Dr. Murer is director of the Anatomic pathology unit at the University of Mestre, Venice, Italy. He is a member of the Italian Society of Pathology and the American-Canadian Academy of Pathology and editorial board member of several journals. He has authored more than 150 scientific articles in national and international journals.