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Prof. Michael Day recently pass away

Michael Day, Professor Emeritus of Veterinary Pathology who almost completely carried out his scientific activities at the University of Bristol, UK, passed away on day 10th of May 2020.

Since few years he retired from the academic position and he emigrated to Australia where he was continuing his unceasing scientific activity in the field of veterinary pathology and immune-pathology.

From May 2019 he was invited as honorary member of Canine Leishmaniasis Working Group (CLWG), taking an active part in the study subgroup “Nephrology and Leishmaniasis” together with Dr. Benali and Prof. Cortadellas.

All the members of CLWG convey the condolence for this great loss in the scientific world.

Just recently Prof. Day participated to arrange a scientific paper on Leishmaniasis and kidney diseases that will be published in the next future.

 

Prof. Michael Day

CLWG News

First Live Webinar on the Canine Leishmaniosis of 2021

The first Live Webinar on Canine Leishmaniosis of 2021, free access, that will be held March 10th, 2021, starting from 1:30 pm, organized with the support of Ecuphar and Point Veterinaire Italie, will present some typical clinical and clinicopathological signs of canine leishmaniosis focusing also to the ophthalmological features thanks to the participation of a diplomate in this field.

In the last issue of the high-profile scientific paper Journal of Small Animal Practice has been published an article from the members of Canine Leishmaniasis Working Group whose title is “Canine Leishmaniosis and kidney disease: Q&A for an overall management in clinical practice”.

Second Live Webinar on the Canine Leishmaniosis

In the second Live Webinar on Canine Leishmaniosis, free access, that will be held November 17th 2020, from 1:30 pm, organized with the support of Ecuphar, will be discussed the topical repellents currently available in Italy, useful to protect dogs against the flebotomine bites and then to prevent the Leishmania transmission.

In order to streamline the study above different features of canine leishmaniasis the following three subgroups have been established:

Management and implementation of studies and protocols on canine leishmaniasis: Dr. Michele Maroli (coordinator), Dr. Nunzio D’Anna, Dr. Luigi Gradoni, Dr. Alessandra Fondati, Prof. George Lubas, Prof. Saverio Paltrinieri, Dr. Xavier Roura, Dr. Andrea Zatelli, Dr. Eric Zini

Nephrology and Leishmaniasis: Dr. Andrea Zatelli, Dr. Xavier Roura, Prof. Michael Day, Prof. Oscar Cortadellas, Dr. Silvia Benali.

CLWG management and promotion: Prof. George Lubas (coordinator), Dr. Paola Bianchi.