Welcome to Animal Health, your reference Web for 16 years

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

 
  • Queremos agradeceros todo el apoyo y fidelidad que nos habéis dado durante estos 16 años, estrenando nuevo diseño Web compatible con dispositivos móviles. A partir de septiembre habrá nuevas secciones. Os deseamos un feliz verano!
  • 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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Irene Iglesias PhD Thesis

Portada de la Tesis Doctoral de Irene Iglesias MartínOn Wednesday 27 April  in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Irene Iglesias Martin defended the PhD thesis "Modelo de difusión de la Influenza Aviar Altamente Patógena".

Directed by Ana de la Torre and José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaino.

 Thesis front
 Thesis abstract

 

The SUAT goup gives you the most sincere congratulations!

 Irene Iglesias Martín PhD Thesis lecture

Dolphin deadly epidemic

Levante MercantilHealth Surveillance Group of the Complutense University hasdetected "morbillivirus" in more than 50% of the cetaceans analyzed.The current outbreak has led to a similar viral strain that caused the epidemics of 1990 and 2007. 

SOURCE: Levante Mercantil Valenciano 

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Healthy animals, safe food

Conferenciantes Jornada Técnica Animales sanos, alimentos seguros Technical Seminar held on 16 March in Zaragoza, in which Dr. José ManuelSánchez-Vizcaíno speak on "health surveillance in Europe: a model based on risk analysis."  

The conference was organized by the Embassy of the Netherlands and the Inter-Organization for Livestock and Meat of the Netherlands (PVV). You can view the entire program by opening the following images:

Programa de la Jornada Técnica Animales sanos, alimentos segurosPrograma de la Jornada Técnica Animales sanos, alimentos seguros

Animal health in the veterinary environment

Professor Jose Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno attended on February 18, as a speaker at the First National Congress of Veterinary Science students.

His speech is about the Animal health in the veterinary environment.

The meeting instends to promote research and dissemination of results among future profesionals (see the program). 

Media about this new:
Veterinaria despierta el apetito investigador de los estudiantes - laverdad.es 18/2/2011
Sánchez-Vizcaíno intervendrá en el I Congreso Nacional de Alumnos de Veterinaria - murcia.com "Ciudad de Murcia"  17/02/2011

9th International Congress of the ESVV

European Society for Veterinary Virology Madrid 2012During the 8th International Congress of the European Society for Veterinary Virology (ESVV)  in September 2009 our Veterinary Faculty was selected to organize the 9th Congress of the Society. This Congress will be held in September 5th,6th and 7th, 2012.

The ESVV first meeting was in 1989 and actually has over 170 veterinary members from other disciplines related to virology, from about 21 countries.
This society meets annually at a conference that seeks to promote the exchange of knowledge and methodology and collaboration between institutions and research groups. Therefore, it is our pride that Spain has been chosen to host the 2012 edition.
“One World, One Health, One Virology” , will be the title of the 2012 edition, and these are some of the topics covered:  
  • Emerging viruses
  • Viral zoonoses
  • Epidemiology, risk assessment and modeling
  • Enzootic viral infectious
  • Vaccines, antivirals and viral immunology
  • Viral diagnosis
  • Clinical virology
  • Evolution and genomics
  • Host-virus interactions 
The novelty of this edition is the union for a day with the international conference celebrating the European Society for Clinical Virology (ESCV).