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We belong to the VISAVET Research Centre from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). We work in research and teaching on animal infectious diseases.

 
  • Vigiasan: Proyecto de Innovación Empleo de Tecnologías para evaluar el estado de salud, bienestar y productividad en ganado

  • El principal objetivo de VACDIVA es resolver el problema de la Peste Porcina Africana (PPA) en Europa y en los países afectados, desarrollando vacunas seguras y efectivas para cerdos domésticos y jabalíes, tests de diagnóstico y herramientas para estrategias de control y erradicación en Europa
  • Proyecto de Innovación "Empleo de Tecnologías para evaluar el estado de salud, bienestar y productividad en ganado"
  • Somos Laboratorio de Referencia de la Organización Mundial de la Sanidad Animal (OIE) en Peste Porcina Africana (PPA) y Peste Equina Africana PEA.
  • Realizamos el diagnóstico de los principales virus que afectan a las abejas, siendo pioneros en el desarrollo y puesta a punto de nuevas técnicas para su estudio.
  • La investigación epidemiologica de la Peste Porcina Clásica y Africana (PPC y PPA) son dos de nuestras prioridades.
  • En SUAT trabajamos en la aplicación de la termografía a la sanidad animal, especialmente ventajosa en animales en libertad y de zoo.
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UCM COVID-19 project

The UCM has been the beneficiary of a fund from the Carlos III Health Institute for the execution of research projects SARS-COV-2 and the disease COVID19.

The one-year project is entitled "Study of the potential impact of COVID-19 on pets an lynx", with José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno being the Principal Investigator.

The members of the consortium belonging to the Complutense University are Lucas Domínguez (VISAVET-UCM), Consuelo Serres (Vet-UCM) and Ángel Manuel Ramos (MOMAT-IMI-UCM). And the other members of the consortium are Mercedes Domínguez (ISCIII), Christian Cortázar (IREC-UCLM), Mª de los Ángeles Risalde (UCO), Juan Carlos Ortiz (AVEM centers), and Carmen Vela (INGENASA).

Ranking of the most influential veterinaries in the world

José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno, the only spanish veterinary who occupies first positions in two different classifications in the ranking.

Expertscape is a portal that recognizes and ranks professionals and institutions around the world based on their experience and proven knowledge in reports, quality assessments and scientific articles.

In the swine classification, the first position of a Spanish veterinarian is for Joaquim Segalés, researcher at the Animal Health Research Center of the Institute for Research and Technology in Food and Agriculture and professor at the Veterinary Faculty of the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Montserrat Torremorell is in the 16 position, professor at the University of Minnesotta. Consecutively we found the experts Marina Sibila (position16), researcher at IRTA-CReSA and graduate in Biological Sciences at the University of Barcelona, ​​José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno (position 17), researcher at the Veterinary Health Surveillance Center (VISAVET) of the Complutense University of Madrid, and Enric Mateu (position 18), veterinarian and researcher at IRTA-CReSA.

 


From left to right: Guadalupe Miró, Luis Miguel Ortega and Joaquim Segalés (1st row); Enric Mateu, Montserrat Torremorell and LaiaSolano-Gallego (2nd row); José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno, María Martínez and David Rodríguez-Lázaro (3rd row).

Regarding the field of food safety, David Rodríguez-Lázaro, professor at the University of Burgos, is listed as the most influential researcher in Spain. 

In the ranking of bovine diseases, we find in the 22nd position Luis Miguel Ortega Mora, professor at the Department of Animal Health of the Veterinary Faculty of the Complutense University of Madrid and coordinator of the SALUVET research group (Veterinary Health and Zoonoses). 

Within the area of ​​sheep diseases, there are 3 Spanish veterinarians in the top 20 positions. Julio Benavides is in 9th position, José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno stands out in 12th position and in 14th position in the ranking we find María Martínez Valladares.

In the ranking of canine diseases, Laia Solano-Gallego is ranked 9th and Guadalupe Miró is ranked 25th.

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