Antonio Fernandez

Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain

Antonio Fernandez was born in Zaragoza, Spain, in 1961. He obtained his D.V.M. degree from the Veterinary Faculty, Zaragoza University, in 1985, and his Ph.D. degree in 1992 with a study about aflatoxicosis in poultry. Since 1990, he has been giving classes in different aspect in internal medicine of domestic animals, principally ruminants and horses at the same university. He seved as a Visiting Professor Large Animal Internal Medicine Department of the Veterinary Faculty in Utrecht, The Netherlands, in 1995. His main interest in investigation has been the effect of aflatoxin and antibiotics on poultry health. Currently, his investigation covers neonate ruminant’s immunology, the quality of the colostrum for the neonates, and how to avoid the transmission of the infectious diseases through colostrum. He belongs to a group of specialization of investigation of the DGA “Colostrum, prevention and diseases transmission” that aims to develop projects on immunological aspect of ruminant’s neonates. He works presently as a Professor of large animal internal medicine (especially horses) at Zaragoza University.

Biography Updated on 28 February 2011

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