Maurizio Serati is in the obstetrics and gynecology department at the University of Insubria in Varese, Italy, as associate professor. He completed the urogynecological training in Italy and in Paris. Prof. Serati's research interests are in female urology, in particular, the management and treatment of overactive bladder, the surgical treatment of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, and female sexual dysfunctions (more than 150 articles in Pubmed). Chairman of Publication Committee of European Urogynaecological Association and Member of the executive board of the Società Italiana di Urodinamica (SIUD). Reviewer for Lancet, BMJ, European Urology and more than 30 other international journals.