Michele Borgarelli is Doctor in Veterinary Medicine, graduate of the Veterinary School
of Torino in 1989. Since 1990 he has developed cardiology, abdominal ultrasound and internal medicine training in Italy, Europe and the USA. From 1995 to 2007 he was temporary Professor and then Assistant Professor (internal medicine and cardiology) at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine University of Torino. From 2007 to 2012 he was Associate Professor of cardiology at Kansas State University. Since 2012 he is Assiociate Professor of cardiology at Virginia Tech, Virginia. Diplomate of the European College Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology) in 1999, Dr. Borgarelli earned in 2005 his PhD in clinical sciences with a thesis on “Mitral Valve Disease in dogs”.
He is current president of the European Society of Veterinary Cardiology (ESVC) . From 2004 until 2007 he was President of Italian Society of Veterinary Cardiology. From 2009-2011, he was the President of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
Author of more then 75 scientific publications, He is actually director of the Comparative Cardiovascular research laboratory at Virginia-Maryland college of Veterinary medicine, at Virginia Tech. His research interests are on pathophysiology and therapy of chronic degenerative mitral valve disease in dogs.