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PhD grant 2012

I am writing this email to deeply thank the ESVD for its help by granting me the research scholarship for 2012. Thanks to it I have been able to do all the studies that ended with the works that have allowed me to recently (November of 2018) obtain the PhD degree. 

Thank you immensely from the bottom of my heart,

Please submit this email to the board of the ESVD and to you believe it is convenient.

Below I detail the studies that have been part of my thesis:

  1. Esteve LO, Saz SV, Hosein S, Solano-Gallego L. Histopathological findings and detection of Toll-like receptor 2 in cutaneous lesions of canine leishmaniosis. Vet Parasitol. 2015 Apr 30;209(3-4):157-63.
  2. Ordeix L, Dalmau A, Osso M, Llull J, Montserrat-Sangrà S, Solano-Gallego L. Histological and parasitological distinctive findings in clinically-lesioned and normal-looking skin of dogs with different clinical stages of leishmaniosis. Parasit Vectors. 2017 Mar 13;10(1):121
  3. Ordeix L, Silva JEDS, Llull J, Quirola P, Montserrat-Sangrà S, Martínez-Orellana P, Solano-Gallego L. Histological and immunological description of the Leishmanin Skin Test in Ibizan hounds. J Comp Pathol. 2018 Jan;158:56-65.
  1. Ordeix L, Martínez-Orellana P, dos S. Silva JELima TMartínez L, Llull JMontserrat-Sangrà SSolano-Gallego L. High prevalence of papular dermatitis suggestive of Leishmania infantum infection in Ibizan hounds: A cross-sectional study from an endemic area. Under revision in Veterinary Dermatology.
  2. Ordeix LMontserrat-Sangrà SMartínez-Orellana P, Solano-Gallego L. Toll-like receptors 2, 4, and 7, interferon-gamma, interleukin 10 and programmed death ligand 1 transcripts in skin from dogs with different clinical stages of leishmaniosis. Submitted to Parasites and Vectors.
  3. Ordeix LMontserrat-Sangrà SMartínez-Orellana P, Solano-Gallego L. Toll-like receptors 2, 4, and 7, interferon-gamma, interleukin 10 and programmed death ligand 1 transcripts in leishmanin skin test positive reactions of Ibizan hound dogs. In preparation for Journal of Immunology Research.

My best wishes

Laura (Ordeix Esteve)

 

 

PhD Grant 2011

 

Study title: DECONSTRUCTING DEMODICOSIS


From left to the right: Ivan Ravera, Mar Bardagi, Lluis Ferrer

PhD candidate: Ivan Ravera, Departament de Medicina i Cirurgia Animals, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Mentors:
Lluis Ferrer, Tufts Cumming's School of Veterinary Medicine, USA
Mar Bardagi, Departament de Medicina i Cirurgia Animals, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Starting date and finishing date: SEPTEMBER 2011-SEPTEMBER 2014

Study description: We propose a multiple approach to get a better insight in canine demodicosis. This approach includes improving the knowledge of the epidemiology of Demodex parasitism in the dogs and investigating the immune response in canine demodicosis.

Publications from this work: “Investigations on the dog-Demodex relationship: all dogs harbour Demodex mites in the skin, but only dogs with demodicosis have antibodies against Demodex”, WCVD, Vancouver, 2012. Ravera I, Altet L, Francino O, Sánchez A, Villanueva S, Bardagi M, Ferrer L

"It was an honor to be selected for ESVD/ECVD PhD scholarship. When we were informed about it, we could not believe it! We thought that all the ideas that were kept in our minds finally would become in form and reality. We are really enjoying our work and we hope to have many interesting results. We want to thank all the ESVD and ECVD Board members for promoting the research in Veterinary Dermatology. Many thanks to all of them!"