Dr. Laura Marconato

Dr. Laura Marconato

Dr. Laura Marconato

Oncology

Dr. Laura Marconato, DVM, Dipl. ECVIM-CA
Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, University of Bologna, Ozzano nell’Emilia (Bologna), Italy

Dr. Marconato obtained her degree in Veterinary Medicine (School of Veterinary Medicine, Milan) in 1999 cum laude, and is a Diplomate of ECVIM-CA (Oncology) since 2008.

In 2000-2003 she trained in medical oncology at the Veterinary Oncology Service and Research Center (West Chester) and at the Veterinary Oncology Services’ Radiation Center, Chalfont, PA, USA.

In 2009-2011 she worked as co-head of medical oncology at the Animal Oncology and Imaging Center, Hünenberg (Switzerland), before returning to Italy as head of medical oncology at the Centro Oncologico Veterinario from 2011 to 2019.

In 2011 she became President of the Italian Veterinary Oncology Society (SIONCOV). Since 2014 she is the Chair of Workgroup 2 (Therapy) of the European Network of Canine Lymphoma.

She is Program Director & Resident Supervisor of Residency Training in Oncology at the University of Bologna since 2018.
She is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy, heading the Oncology Service.

Her research interest focuses on the dog as a spontaneous model of cancer. She is involved in many projects related to translational oncology, including active immunotherapy for the treatment of canine lymphoma, osteosarcoma, hemangiosarcoma and melanoma, in collaboration with national and international research centres.

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