Luca Bonfanti, DVM, PhD, graduated (with honors) in 1987 at the School of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Turin, Italy. After a PhD in Functional Neuroanatomy and a postdoc at the Bordeaux University, he was appointed Assistant Professor in 1994 and Associate Professor in 2000 at the Turin University. He is now Professor of Veterinary Anatomy at the Department of Veterinary Sciences, and group leader at the Neuroscience Institute Cavalieri-Ottolenghi (NICO), a research center on brain repair. Since 1992 his research activity is devoted to study brain structural plasticity with particular reference to adult neurogenesis. In 2011 he was Visiting Professor at Northeastern University (Boston); he is receiving editor in the peer reviewed journal Frontiers in Neurogenesis.