The upcoming LeishVet ALIVE 2, 2024 conference, set in the picturesque city of Nice from April 18-20, presents a unique opportunity for professionals to immerse themselves in the latest advancements in the management of leishmaniosis. This event, accessible both in-person and online, is a must-attend for veterinarians and researchers alike. One of the most anticipated sessions is by Dr. Marta Leiva, who will address the “Top three ophthalmic challenges in the management of animal leishmaniosis“.

Dr. Marta Leiva: An Educator and Innovator

Born and raised in Barcelona, Spain, Dr. Marta Leiva is a testament to the excellence in veterinary ophthalmology. A proud alumnus of the University Autonomous of Barcelona (UAB), she embarked on her journey with small animal veterinary medicine, rotating internship and a European Residency in Comparative Veterinary Ophthalmology at the UAB Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Her dedication to the field is evident in her achievement of the European Diploma in Veterinary Ophthalmology in 2005, further bolstered by her PhD in 2007.

Pioneering Work and Contributions

Currently an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at UAB, Dr. Leiva has been instrumental in training ECVO residents since 2005. Her contributions extend beyond teaching; she has actively worked for the ECVO in various capacities, including the Evaluation Residency Committee and the Executive Committee. Her research and clinical work, especially in areas like corneal diseases, foals ophthalmology, and of course ocular signs in infectious diseases, have been widely recognized and published in numerous international journals and ophthalmology books. Dr. Leiva has published over 50 papers and is cited by 835, showcasing her profound impact and expertise in the field.

The Intersection of Ophthalmology and Leishmaniosis

Dr. Leiva’s upcoming lecture at LeishVet ALIVE 2024 is particularly significant for its focus on the ophthalmic aspects of animal leishmaniosis. This topic, often overlooked, is crucial for veterinarians and researchers dealing with this complex zoonotic disease. Her insights promise to shed light on the challenges and advancements in diagnosing and treating ocular manifestations of leishmaniosis.

Dr. Leiva’s session is not just a lecture; it’s an exploration into a specialized field that intertwines veterinary ophthalmology with infectious diseases. Her expertise offers valuable knowledge for vets dealing with leishmaniosis cases and researchers seeking deeper understanding of its ophthalmic implications.

Join Us at LeishVet ALIVE 2, 2024

LeishVet ALIVE 2024 is more than a conference; it’s a convergence of knowledge, experience, and innovation. Dr. Marta Leiva’s session is a highlight, promising insights and advancements in a niche yet significant area of veterinary medicine. Whether you are a veterinarian keen on refining your clinical skills or a researcher delving into the depths of leishmaniasis, this is an event you cannot afford to miss. Register now, and be part of this enlightening experience.

Don’t miss the chance to be part of this enlightening journey in veterinary medicine. Register now for LeishVet ALIVE 2, 2024. Connect, learn, and grow with the best in the field. See you in Nice!