Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

Campus Phone:
508-887-4419

Fax:
508-839-7922

Education

  • Licenciado en Veterinaria (DVM), Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain - 1981
  • Master in Animal Pathology, Veterinary School of Hannover, Germany - 1983
  • PhD in Veterinary Science, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain - 1985

Board Certification

  • Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Dermatology - 1995

A single-centre, open-label, controlled, randomized clinical trial to assess the preventive efficacy of a domperidone-based treatment programme against clinical canine leishmaniasis in a high prevalence area

Author(s):Sabaté, D. | Llinás, J. | Homedes, J. | Sust, M. | Ferrer, L.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Preventive Veterinary Medicine

Immunology and pathogenesis of canine demodicosis

Author(s):Ferrer, L. | Ravera, I. | Silbermayr, K.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Dermatology

Superficial Necrolytic Dermatitis in a Dog With an Insulin-Producing Pancreatic Islet Cell Carcinoma

Author(s):Isidoro-Ayza, M. | Lloret, A. | Bardagí, M. | Ferrer, L. | Martínez, J.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Pathology

Pyogranulomatous mural folliculitis in a cat treated with methimazole

Author(s):Castro López, J. | Lloret, A. | Ravera, I. | Nadal, A. | Ferrer, L. | Bardagí, M.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery

Development of a PCR technique specific for Demodex injai in biological specimens

Author(s):Sastre, N. | Ravera, I. | Ferreira, D. | Altet, L. | Sánchez, A. | Bardagí, M. | Francino, O. | Ferrer, L.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Parasitology Research

The first case of Demodex gatoi in Austria, detected with fecal flotation

Author(s):Silbermayr, K. | Joachim, A. | Litschauer, B. | Panakova, L. | Sastre, N. | Ferrer, L. | Horvath-Ungerboeck, C.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Parasitology Research

Cryptococcosis in cats: ABCD guidelines on prevention and management

Author(s):Pennisi, M.G. | Hartmann, K. | Lloret, A. | Ferrer, L. | Addie, D. | Belák, S. | Boucraut-Baralon, C. | Egberink, H. | Frymus, T. | Gruffydd-Jones, T. | Hosie, M.J. | Lutz, H. | Marsilio, F. | Möstl, K. | Radford, A.D. | Thiry, E. | Truyen, U. | Horzinek, M.C.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery

Rare opportunistic mycoses in cats: Phaeohyphomycosis and hyalohyphomycosis: ABCD guidelines on prevention and management

Author(s):Lloret, A. | Hartmann, K. | Pennisi, M.G. | Ferrer, L. | Addie, D. | Belák, S. | Boucraut-Baralon, C. | Egberink, H. | Frymus, T. | Gruffydd-Jones, T. | Hosie, M.J. | Lutz, H. | Marsilio, F. | Möstl, K. | Radford, A.D. | Thiry, E. | Truyen, U. | Horzinek, M.C.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery

Sporotrichosis in cats: ABCD guidelines on prevention and management

Author(s):Lloret, A. | Hartmann, K. | Pennisi, M.G. | Ferrer, L. | Addie, D. | Belák, S. | Boucraut-Baralon, C. | Egberink, H. | Frymus, T. | Gruffydd-Jones, T. | Hosie, M.J. | Lutz, H. | Marsilio, F. | Möstl, K. | Radford, A.D. | Thiry, E. | Truyen, U. | Horzinek, M.C.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery

Aspergillosis in Cats: ABCD guidelines on prevention and management

Author(s):Hartmann, K. | Lloret, A. | Pennisi, M.G. | Ferrer, L. | Addie, D. | Belák, S. | Boucraut-Baralon, C. | Egberink, H. | Frymus, T. | Gruffydd-Jones, T. | Hosie, M.J. | Lutz, H. | Marsilio, F. | Möstl, K. | Radford, A.D. | Thiry, E. | Truyen, U. | Horzinek, M.C.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery

Rare systemic mycoses in cats: Blastomycosis, histoplasmosis and coccidioidomycosis: ABCD guidelines on prevention and management

Author(s):Lloret, A. | Hartmann, K. | Pennisi, M.G. | Ferrer, L. | Addie, D. | Belák, S. | Boucraut-Baralon, C. | Egberink, H. | Frymus, T. | Gruffydd-Jones, T. | Hosie, M.J. | Lutz, H. | Marsilio, F. | Möstl, K. | Radford, A.D. | Thiry, E. | Truyen, U. | Horzinek, M.C.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery

Small Demodex populations colonize most parts of the skin of healthy dogs

Author(s):Ravera, I. | Altet, L. | Francino, O. | Sánchez, A. | Roldán, W. | Villanueva, S. | Bardagí, M. | Ferrer, L.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Dermatology

Phylogenetic relationships in three species of canine Demodex mite based on partial sequences of mitochondrial 16S rDNA

Author(s):Sastre, N. | Ravera, I. | Villanueva, S. | Altet, L. | Bardagí, M. | Sánchez, A. | Francino, O. | Ferrer, L.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Dermatology

Cyclooxygenase-2 is not expressed by canine cutaneous epitheliotropic T-cell lymphoma

Author(s):Bardagí, M. | Fondevila, D. | Ferrer, L.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Dermatology

Genetic control of canine leishmaniasis: genome-wide association study and genomic selection analysis.

Author(s):Quilez, J. | Martínez, V. | Woolliams, J.A. | Sanchez, A. | Pong-Wong, R. | Kennedy, L.J. | Quinnell, R.J. | Ollier, W.E. | Roura, X. | Ferrer, L. | Altet, L. | Francino, O.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: PloS one

What teach us the best friend of the man? | Dermatología veterinaria: Lo que nos enseña el mejor amigo del hombre

Author(s):Ferrer, L.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Medicina Cutanea Ibero-Latino-Americana

Treatment of demodicosis in dogs: 2011 clinical practice guidelines

Author(s):Mueller, R.S. | Bensignor, E. | Ferrer, L. | Holm, B. | Lemarie, S. | Paradis, M. | Shipstone, M.A.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Dermatology

Vector-borne diseases - Constant challenge for practicing veterinarians: Recommendations from the CVBD World Forum

Author(s):Baneth, G. | Bourdeau, P. | Bourdoiseau, G. | Bowman, D. | Breitschwerdt, E. | Capelli, G. | Cardoso, L. | Dantas-Torres, F. | Day, M. | Dedet, J.-P. | Dobler, G. | Ferrer, L. | Irwin, P. | Kempf, V. | Kohn, B. | Lappin, M. | Little, S. | Maggi, R. | Mirá, G. | Naucke, T. | Oliva, G. | Otranto, D. | Penzhorn, B. | Pfeffer, M. | Roura, X. | Sainz, A. | Shaw, S. | Shin, S. | Solano-Gallego, L. | Straubinger, R. | Traub, R. | Trees, A. | Truyen, U. | Demonceau, T. | Fitzgerald, R. | Gatti, D. | Hostetler, J. | Kilmer, B. | Krieger, K. | Mencke, N. | Mendão, C. | Mottier, L. | Pachnicke, S. | Rees, B. | Siebert, S. | Stanneck, D. | Tarancán Mingote, M. | Von Simson, C. | Weston, S.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Parasites and Vectors

Use of the nitroblue tetrazolium reduction test for the evaluation of Domperidone effects on the neutrophilic function of healthy dogs

Author(s):Gómez-Ochoa, P. | Sabate, D. | Homedes, J. | Ferrer, L.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology

Evaluation of ultrasonography for measurement of skin thickness in Shar-Peis

Author(s):Zanna, G. | Fondevila, D. | Ferrer, L. | Espada, Y.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: American Journal of Veterinary Research

General Research Interests

  • Canine demodicosis
  • Canine leishmaniosis
  • Hyaluronosis in Chinese Shar Peis and other genodermatosis
  • Innate immunity in the skin

Selected Research Projects

  • "Deconstructing demodicosis", sponsored by the ECVD-ESVD
  • "Copy number variation as a disease cause in shar pei mucinosis", Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology

Teaching

  • Clinical Dermatology

Research Interests by Area

Infectious Diseases: Genetics and Genomics
  • Dermatopathology, genetic susceptibility to disease, immune-mediated skin conditions, ectoparasites, demodicosis, leishmaniasis, cutaneous microbioma
Spontaneous Animal Disease Models
  • Immune-mediated dermatitis, genetic susceptibility in dogs.