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 stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, urodynamics, and female sexual dysfunctions (more than 200 articles in Pubmed). Vicepresident of European Urogynaecological Association and Scientifi Chairman of the Italian Society of Urodynamics (SIUD). Reviewer for Lancet, BMJ, European Urology and more than 30 other international journals.