Dr Matteo Di Nardo graduated in General Medicine and Surgery in 2001 and finished the specialty in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care in 2006 at the Catholic University of Sacred Heart. He worked for one year in the service of Adult Cardiac Anesthesia and Intensive Care of the European Hospital of Rome. After this experience, he started working in the pediatric intensive care unit of the Children’s Hospital Bambino Gesù of Rome. From 2013, he is responsible of the Respiratory ECMO program in Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital. He is also the coordinator of the neonatal and Pediatric ECMO transport for the Center and South of Italy in the “Rete Respira ECMO Project” of the Italian Minister of Health. From 2014 he is an active member of the EuroELSO Steering Committee. His scientific activities and interests are related to the prevention of the ventilator-induced lung injury and to the use of extracorporeal life support in children.