Andrea Ferrari was born in Milan, Italy on 1968. He concluded the medical graduate in 1993 and the board on oncology in 1997.
He has been working since 1994 at the Pediatric Oncology Unit of the Istituto Nazionale Tumori of Milan, where he is the person responsible of the Outpatient Service. He tackled research projects dedicated to soft tissue sarcomas and pediatric rare tumors.
Regarding soft tissue sarcomas, he is founding member and member of the Board of the European Pediatric Soft Tissue Sarcoma Study Group (EpSSG) and the Principal Coordinator of the EpSSG Scientific Committee on Non-rhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas. He is the coordinator of the Italian AIEOP (Associazione Italiana di Ematologia e Oncologia Pediatrica) Working Group on Soft Tissue Sarcomas concerning pediatric rare tumors. He is the chairman of the European Cooperative Study Group for Pediatric Rare Tumors ExPERT, and co-founder and co-coordinator of the Italian TREP project (Tumori Rari Età Pediatrica - Rare Tumors in Pediatric Age).
In the last years, he devoted himself to the special needs of adolescents with cancer. He developed the "Youth Project" in his center and is the Chairman of the Italian Society of Adolescents with Onco-hematological diseases (SIAMO).
He is a member of the board of the Clinical Research Council (CRC) of SIOP Europe (International Society for Paediatric Oncology).
He is author or co-author of more than 330 papers published in international scientific journals.