Prof. Giuseppe Filardo earned his Degree in Medicine and Surgery in 2004 at the Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, Italy and the specialization in Orthopaedics and Traumatology at the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute (Bologna, Italy) in 2009. He was a research fellow at Rush Cartilage Restoration Center in Chicago (IL), USA, and obtained his PhD on “cartilage regenerative treatments” at the Bologna University, Italy in 2014. He is president of the Cartilage and Regenerative Medicine Committee of the Italian society SIAGASCOT, member of the Orthobiologic Initiative of the European society ESSKA, Deputy-Chair of the Fellowship Committee of the International society ICRS, member of the Editorial Boards of AJSM, JEO, BioMed Res Int, and OJSM journals, and reviewer for KSSTA and Cartilage journals. Winner of several research awards and participant to several national and international research projects on orthopaedic biotechnologies, his main clinical and translational research activities are currently mainly performed at the Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, Switzerland, and the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy. Author of more than 300 articles published in international journals; Scopus H index: 56; Google Scholar: 67. His main interests are regenerative medicine (biomaterials, mesenchymal stem/stromal cells and platelet growth factors) and new treatments for musculoskeletal tissues, in particular for cartilage, meniscus, and tendon lesions.