Gianluca Trifiró is MD, PhD working as Clinical Pharmacologist and Assistant Professor of pharmacoepidemiology with tenure track at both University of Messina (Italy) and as honorary Assistant Professor at the Erasmus Medical Center (NL). In the last years, he was involved in scientific coordination of several international projects evaluating drug use and safety in real life using multiple European healthcare databases. Currently, he is coordinating an Italian Health Minister-funded project assessing post-marketing benefit-risk profile of biosimilars in Italy through distributed database network. He is member of the Sicilian Regional Drug Formulary and Committee on Biosimilar use and secretariat of pharmacovigilance at the Italian Drug Agency. He is member of the Steering Group of the European Network of Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance (ENCePP) at the European Medicine Agency. Authors of more than 130 scientific peer-reviewed publications in international journals.