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The conundrum of clinical relapses in canine leishmaniosis

Lluís Ferrer obtained his DVM degree (1981) and a PhD (1985) at the University of Zaragoza – Spain and a Master in Animal Pathology (1983) at the Veterinary School of Hannover (Germany). In 1994 was a Board-Certified Dermatologist by the European College of Veterinary Dermatology. Since 1985 has been lecturing Pathology and Dermatology at the Veterinary School of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain), where he has also been Dean of the Veterinary School (1992-1998), Vice-rector for Research (1998-2002) and Rector of the University (2002-2009).

Between 2012 and 2017 was Professor of Dermatology at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, in North Grafton, MA (USA). He has been visiting professor at the universities of Utrecht (The Netherlands, 1987), Guelph (Canada, 1992), Lisbon (Portugal, 1995), and Montreal (2009-2010). Among other topics, his investigations have been focused on cutaneous infections (canine leishmaniosis, demodicosis, staphylococcal pyoderma), canine atopic dermatitis, canine perianal furunculosis, and on the genetic background of skin diseases.

Department of Animal medicine and SurgeryUniversitat Autònoma de Barcelona08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain

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