Mara Pilati is an Interventional Cardiologist at Bambin Gesù Hospital IRCCS, Rome, Italy. She graduated in medical school in Verona in 2004 and then attended her fellowship in cardiology till 2009. Her interest in pediatric cardiology started very soon during her training . She worked first in Verona and later on moved to Rome. Her clinical and research interests are mostly oriented on interventional cardiology in children and adults with congenital heart disease.