Professor Andrea Luigi Tranquilli graduated Medicine with honors at Catholic University of Rome, in 1979. He was Board certified as a Specialist in Gynecology and Obstetrics with honors at Catholic University of Rome in 1983. From 1983 to 1998 he was the Assistant at the Gynecology and Obstetrics Clinique of Ancona. In 1998 he was appointed Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the University of Polytechnics. Since 2005 he works as a Professor at the Gynecology and Obstetrics University Politecnica Marche. Currently he chairs the Department of Clinical Sciences at the same University. Prof. Tranquilli is a member of many scientific societies, among others, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Italianan Association for Gynecology and Obstetrics, Association of Gynecological Universities of Italy. He is the Elected President (2012-14) of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy, and Co-Editor in Chief of the Journal “Pregnancy Hypertension”. He is also a reviewer of main Journals in the field and a member of several Editorial Boards. His main scientific interest has always been focused on maternal and fetal medicine. In recent years he has been developing a line of research on maternal and fetal aspects of thrombophilia.