Piercarlo Sarzi-Puttini is currently Director Rheumatology Unit, L. Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy. Professional Societes: Societa Italiana de Reumatologia, Collegio Medici Ospedalieri Italiana, American College of Rheumatology and Myopain Society. Every year he participates in different national and international congresses as speaker and/or participant. Dr. Sarzi-Puttini is co-author of nearly 330 papers and more than 200 abstracts, mostly on the clinical aspects and treatment of rheumatic diseases, cardiovascular manifestations on autoimmune diseases, fibromyalgia and autoimmune diseases. He is author or co-author of 5 books and 15 chapters.