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Section Board for 'Companion Animals' (28)

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Dr. Mandy Paterson
Section Editor-in-Chief
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4076, Australia
Interests: animal physiology; animal welfare; behavioral physiology; animal ethics
Dr. Maria Grazia Pennisi
Department of Veterinay Sciences, University of Messina, Via Palatucci 13, 98168 Messina, Italy
Interests: veterinary diagnostics; parasitic diseases; zoonotic diseases
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Dr. David C. Dorman
Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, 1060 William Moore Drive, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
Interests: cognition; olfaction; military working dogs
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Dr. Emanuela Prato-Previde
Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, University of Milan, Via Fratelli Cervi 93, 20090 Segrate (MI), Italy
Interests: comparative psychology; animal cognition; human-animal interaction; human-dog relationship
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Dr. W. Jean Dodds
Hemopet, 11561 Salinaz Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92843, USA
Interests: comparative medicine; hematology; immunology; nutrition; endocrinology; vaccinology; animal welfare
Dr. Bertrand Deputte
Professeur émérite en Éthologie fondamentale et appliquée à l’École Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort ; ENVA Bâtiment Blin, Éthologie, 7 avenue du Général de Gaulle 94700 Maisons-Alfort, France
Interests: dog; ethology; development; communication; human-animals interactions; human-dog relationship
Dr. Lee Niel
Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road E., Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada
Interests: animal welfare; companion animals; procedural pain and stress; fear and aggression
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Dr. Mark J. Farnworth
School of Animal Rural & Environmental Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, Brackenhurst Campus, Southwell, Nottinghamshire NG25 0QF, UK
Interests: companion animals; cats; human-animal relationships; management; behaviour; welfare; human-animal conflict
Prof. Dr. Edward J. Hall
Langford Vets, Bristol Veterinary School, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
Interests: gastroenterology; dogs; cats; mucosal immunity
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Dr. Barbara Bockstahler
Department for Small Animals and Horses, Small Animal Surgery, Section for Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Veterinärplatz 1, 1210 Wien, Austria
Interests: rehabilitation medicine; physical therapy; sports medicine; biomechanics
Prof. Dr. Massimo Castagnaro
Department of Comparative Biomedicine and Food Science, University of Padua, Viale dell’Università, Legnaro, Padua, Italy
Interests: dog; cat; spontaneous neoplastic pathology
Dr. Florence Gaunet
Laboratoire de Psychologie Cognitive, Fédération 3C, Aix-Marseille University-CNRS, 13331 Marseille, France
Interests: dog; pets; humans; motor resonnance; social cognition; communication
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Dr. Paulo Steagall
Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculté de médecine vétérinaire, Université de Montréal, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada
Interests: anesthesiology and pain management
Dr. Rachel Casey
Canine Behaviour and Research Department, Dogs Trust, London, UK
Interests: companion animal; dog; cat; horse; welfare; behaviour; epidemiology; cohort study; training; personality
Dr. Paola Maria Valsecchi
Department of Chemistry, Life Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, University of Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 11/A, 43124 Parma, Italy
Interests: animal behavior; animal welfare; human-dog relationship; dog cognition
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Dr. Emir Hadzijusufovic
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1. Division of Hematology & Hemostaseology, Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
2. Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Hematology and Oncology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
3. Department/University Clinic for Companion Animals and Horses, University Clinic for Small Animals, Internal Medicine Small Animals, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria
Interests: comparative oncology; animal oncology; drug-related side effects and adverse reactions; molecular targeted therapy; neoplastic stem cells; tumor microenvironment; veterinary medicine; dogs; cancer
Prof. Dr. Stanislaw Dzimira
Department of Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Norwid Str 31, 50-375 Wroclaw, Poland
Interests: animal oncology; animal pathology; cytopathology; histopathology; disorders of sex development; dogs; cats
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Dr. Antonio Di Loria
Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production University of Napoli Federico II, 80137 Napoli, Italy
Interests: microRNA; biomarker; clinical immunology; extracellular vesicles; clinical parasitology; immunometabolism
Dr. Tobias Schwarz
Department of Veterinary Clinical Studies, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, The University of Edinburgh, Roslin EH25 9RG, UK
Interests: veterinary diagnostic imaging; veterinary computed tomography; imaging of respiratory, vascular and urogenital diseases in animals; fish imaging
Dr. Lori R. Kogan
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80526, USA
Interests: human animal interactions and veterinary medicine
Prof. Dr. Philip H. Kass
Department of Population Health and Reproduction, 1089 Health Sciences Drive, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Interests: cancer research; quantitative epidemiology (companion animal, laboratory animal, primate); non-experimental inference; epidemiologic methodology and analysis; epidemiology of environmental hazards of animals and humans; companion animal epidemiology
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Dr. Wendy Y. Brown
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Animal Science, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia
Interests: companion animal nutrition and health; canine dental health; feeding behavior and food preferences; urate urolithiasis in the dalmatian
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Prof. Dr. Simon L. Priestnall
Department of Pathobiology and Population Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield AL9 7TA, UK
Interests: virology; canine; pathology; gastrointestinal; coronavirus; immunohistochemistry; Streptococcus; histopathology
Dr. Nicola Rooney
Animal Behaviour and Welfare Group, Bristol Veterinary School, University of Bristol, Dolberry Building, Langford BS40 5DU, UK
Interests: animal welfare; human-animal interactions; working dog; companion- animal; rabbits; play behaviour; medical alert dogs
Dr. Marta Vascellari
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, 35020 Legnaro, PD, Italy
Interests: veterinary oncology; epidemiology; pathology; infectious diseases
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Prof. Dr. Mariusz Pawel Kowalewski
Institute of Veterinary Anatomy, Vetsuisse-Faculty, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 260, CH-8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: domestic animal reproduction; canis familiars; placenta; ovary; steroidogenesis; STAR; hypoxia
Prof. Dr. Fulvio Marsilio
Laboratory of Infectious Diseases of Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Teramo, 64100 Teramo, Italy
Interests: infectious disease; zoonosis; virology; epidemiology; domestic carnivores; wild carnivores; wild ruminants; domestic small ruminants
Prof. Dr. Bruno Stefanon
Department of Agrofood, Environmental and Animal Sciences, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
Interests: system biology; functional genomics; nutrigenomics; metagenomic; biomarkers discovery
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