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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

  • VACDIVA quiere 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.
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Morbillivirus could regrow

 

Experts do not rule out a resurgence of the morbillivirus epidemicthat has killed dozens of dolphins.

Morbillivirus epidemic that has killed dozens of dolphins in recent times is currently engaged in a phase of 'silent epidemic', in which the deaths of animals have ceased, although experts do not rule that can produce a resurgence of virus.

Source and full article: europapress (spanish text)

This new in other media: ABC | levante-emv (spanish texts)

Rinderpest has been eradicated

Público.es

Human action does clear the planet for the first time an animaldisease

Yesterday, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) officially declared eradicated rinderpest, one of the deadliest diseases for these animals. As explained by Professor of Animal Health (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid), José Manuel Sánchez Vizcaíno, "this is the first animal disease that has been eradicated by human action, something that has been achieved "with a global vaccination program continued and persistent " and a " very effective immunization. " 

Full article: Público.es (spanish text)

Presentation of the project Marine Animal Health

L´Oceanografic y la Universidad Complutense

This Thursday, May 26 has been presented the project: Marine Animal Health.

The general director of the City of Arts and Sciences, Pedro GarciaRibot, the head of Veterinary Oceanogràfic, Daniel Garcia, and director of the Reference Laboratory of the Organization for Animal Health (OIE) of the Universidad Complutense, José ManuelSánchez-Vizcaíno, present the project  "Marine Animal Health",initiated by both entities. 

Marine Animal HealthThis project arises from the collaboration in recent years between VISAVET Health Surveillance Centre (Complutense University) and the Oceanographic. The aim is to improve the health of the Mediterranean marine fauna and, by extension, the preservation of the marine ecosystem in general.

Source: Generalitat Valenciana
New in the media: ABC | Ocanografic | elperiodic

More information about this project of Marine Animal Health.

Annual AEVE Congress

AEVEEFrom the 5th to 7th of May the Spanish Association of Equine Veterinary Specialists organized the Annual AEVEE Congress 2011 in Segovia. Professor José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno participated with the oral comunication: "Present situation of  West Nile Virus", sponsored by Pfizer .

New in the media: Mundo ganadero (spanish text)

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.

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 Thesis abstract

 

The SUAT goup gives you the most sincere congratulations!

 Irene Iglesias Martín PhD Thesis lecture