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European Veterinary Specialist in Small Ruminant Health Management
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Diplomate, Member of the board, Vice-President
United Kingdom
Glasgow, UK
University of Edinburgh, UK

Valentina Busin graduated from the University of Turin, Italy, in 2007 and worked in mixed and farm animal practices for 3 years.

She has completed a 3-year farm animal residency program jointly between the University of Glasgow, the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and Clyde Veterinary Group and obtained the Diploma for the European College of Small Ruminant Health Management in 2014.

She has then completed a PhD program within the Moredun Research Institute and the mechanical engineering at Heriot-Watt University on sheep scab diagnostics.

Busin V., Burgess S., Shu W. (2016). A novel multi-pad paper plate (MP3) based assays for rapid animal disease diagnostics. Procedia Engineering 168, 1418–1421.

Busin V., Burgess S., Shu W. (2016). Opportunities and challenges for the application of microfluidic technologies in point-of-care veterinary diagnostics. Molecular and Cellular Probes 30(5), 331-341.

Crilly J.P., Nunn F., Busin V., Marr E., Jennings A., Burgess S., Sargison N. (2016). Investigation and treatment of ovine psoroptic otoacariasis. Veterinary Dermatology 27(3), 206-e252.

Busin V. (2015). Sheep scab, future perspective for disease diagnosis and control. Livestock 20(3).

Sargison N.D., Busin V. (2014). A model for the control of psoroptic mange in sheep. Veterinary Record 175 (19), 481-483.

Busin V., Kenyon F., Parkin T., McBean D., Laing N., Sargison N.D., Ellis K. (2014). Production impact of a targeted selective treatment system based on liveweight gain in a commercial flock. The Veterinary Journal 200 (2), 248-252.

Busin V., Sargison N.D. (2014). Preliminary observations on the value of using effective anthelmintic drugs to control nematode parasitism in lambs in the face of a high level of infective larval challenge. Small Ruminant Research 119 (1-3), 172-175.

Busin V., J. Del Pozo, N.D. Sargison ( 2013). The diagnosis of diaphragmatic hernia in a 4 month-old Texel lamb. Livestock 18 (6), 242-243.

Busin V., Kenyon F., Laing N., Denwood M. J., McBean D., Sargison N.D., Ellis K. (2013). Addressing sustainable sheep farming: application of a targeted selective treatment approach for anthelmintic use on a commercial farm. Small Ruminant Research 110, 100– 103.

Sargison N.D., Baird G.J., Sotiraki S., Gilleard J.S., Busin V. (2012). Hepatogenous photosensitisation in Scottish sheep casued by Dicrocoelium dendriticum. Veterinary Parasitology 189, 233– 237.

Busin V. (2012). Latest in sheep scab control. Veterinary Times vol. 42, No. 46 - November 19, 2012.