Franco graduated in Medicine and Surgery at University of Milan, where he also achieved the specialization in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is currently on the Board of several scientific societies, including SIM, the Italian Society of Menopause. He is a founder and on the Board of SIFIOG – Italian society of supplements in Obstetrician and Gynecology. His major interest and experience is in the use and in the research of oral and vaginal probiotics in obstetrics and in gynecology. He is also a clinical advisor for IQVIA Health and is author of many publications and speaks at scientific meetings and conferences in Italy and beyond.