Cristina Castillo received the Ph.D. degree in ovine blood acid-base profiles during pregnancy and parturition in native breeds. She is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.), and she has more than 20 years of research experiences in the area of ruminant pathophysiology and nutrition. Moreover, she is a Professor of clinical pathology, pathophysiology, and clinical examination (Propaedeutics) at the Veterinary Faculty of Lugo, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain. In particular, her researches have been focused on the pathophysiology of metabolic diseases in ruminants (bovine, ovine, and caprine). In the last period, she was involved in the study of nutritional alternatives to monensin in feedlot cattle as well as the role of the oxidative stress in the pathogenesis of disease transition dairy cow.
Biography Updated on 30 November 2010