Estonian veterinarians visit the CReSA

Last 17th September, 2009, a group of Estonian veterinarians specialized in swine and cattle visited the CReSA. They also attended a personalized seminar about prionic and neurodegenerative diseases.

CReSA actively maintain open lines of communication with scientists, veterinarians and producers’ associations, thereby enhancing the transfer of information at the international level.

Last 17th September 2009, a group of nine Estonian veterinarians visited the CReSA. They came with the CEO of Remedium, an Estonian company that sells veterinary pharmaceuticals and provide clients with consultancy service in this country, and the Area Business Manager EU of Laboratorios Hipra, S.A.

Before carrying out a route inside the CReSA facilities, the visitors were informed about the mission, lines of research and activities of the CReSA; and were able to understand how a Biosafety Unit level-3 works.

They also attended a seminar entitled “Prionic and neurodegenerative diseases” (by Dr Enric Vidal, Head of Spongiform Diseases Unit of the CReSA). The seminar was completed with a round table in which the participants discussed about the situation of this disease in Spain and Estonia, and the methods of control in the European Union.

To contact with the CReSA:

Email: cresa@cresa.uab.cat
Telephone no.: +34 93 581 3284
Fax: +34 93 581 44 90
Edifici CReSA, Campus UAB
08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona) Spain
www.cresa.cat


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