Pedro J. Ginel

Universidad de Córdoba, Spain


Pedro J. Ginel graduated from the Veterinary School of Córdoba, Spain in 1988 and was honored with the Cordoba Veterinary College Prize awarded to the best graduate of that year. After gaining a research grant from the Spanish Ministry of Education, he received his Ph.D. degree at the Department of Animal Medicine and Surgery of the Veterinary School of Córdoba from 1989 to 1991. He read his Ph.D. thesis in 1991 and was honored with the Ph.D. prize of the University of Córdoba. From 1992 to 1995, he worked as Research Assistant and since 1995 he serves as Full Professor in the same Department of Animal Medicine and Surgery. In 1998, he received the Miguel Luera Prize awarded by the Spanish Veterinary Association of Small Animal Specialists (AVEPA) for one of his articles about canine demodicosis. Since 1992, he serves as a Member of the ESVD (European Society of Veterinary Dermatology) and Founding Member of the Spanish Society of Veterinary Intermal Medicine. Dr. Ginel has been invited as a Visiting Professor in the Veterinary Schools of London, Utrecht, Ohio and Colorado. From 1997, he has been Head of the Dermatology Service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at the Veterinary School of Córdoba and during 2003 and 2004 was the Hospital Director. He serves as a Senior Lecturer in veterinary dermatology and Director of postgraduate courses in clinical dermatology and cutaneous clinical cytology. He was honored by the University of Cordoba with an outstanding educator award in internal medicine. His research interests are related to areas of pharmacology, microbiology, and immunology that directly affect clinical veterinary dermatology and serves as a Member of a Spanish research group on canine oncogens where collaborates investigating the role of hormonal receptors in canine skin tumours. He prefers to study this areas working with spontaneous disease in clinical cases. Dr. Ginel's professional interests are focused on clinical dermatology in small animals and horses.

Biography Updated on 8 February 2011

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