Speakers

Borgarelli, Michele

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. He is Professor of Cardiology and director of the Comparative Cardiovascular Laboratory 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) .  

Author of about 100 scientific publications. His research interests are on pathophysiology and therapy of chronic degenerative mitral valve disease in dogs.