José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno

José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno
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Professor of Animal Health at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Spain

He obtained his DVM and Ph.D. degree at the University Complutense of Madrid and did postgraduate studies on animal immunology and virology at Cornell University, New York.

He is a full professor of Animal Health at the Veterinary School of the University Complutense of Madrid, Spain, and the Director of the OIE Reference laboratory for African swine fever.

He has more than 200 scientific publications in international high-impact journals and is the author of several chapters in international prestigious books and Director of 28 Ph.D thesis and more of 100 international competitive research project.

His scientific interest is focuses on the study of epidemiology, preventive medicine and control of infectious animal diseases, developing new diagnostic techniques and vaccines and new strategies for their control.

He was awarded with the Medal of Merit of the World Animal Health Organization (OIE) as an international recognition to his outstanding services to global veterinary science (Paris, 5/24/2009). Doctor Honoris Causa for the University of Murcia in 2009. In 2013 was nominated as the George Poppensiek visiting professor on global animal health at Cornell University, NY and since September 2018 Adjunct Professor of the Veterinary Population Medicine Department of Minnesota University.

Updated CV 26-Sep-2018