Speakers

VetPD

Juan Cuervo-Arango Lecina

DVM, PhD, MSc, CertVRep, Dipl.ECAR (Equine)


 The Netherlands   

EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Animal Reproduction Member of European College of Animal Reproduction


Juan graduated in Veterinary Medicine in Murcia (Spain) in 2003, and did his MSc in Equine Science in the University of Edinburgh (Scotland) in 2006. He completed his Residency in Large Animals Theriogenology in the Royal Veterinary College (University of London, 2008) under the co-supervision of Prof. John R. Newcombe, and became a Diplomate of the European College of Animal Reproduction (Dipl. ECAR, Equine) in 2009. Finalized his PhD in 2010 in the University of Helsinki supervised by Prof. Terttu Katila. Juan worked as Assistant Professor in Equine Reproduction at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad UCH-CEU in Valencia, Spain (2010 to 2016) and in the Veterinary School of Utrecht University, The Netherlands from 2016 to 2019. During his time in academia, he completed several research placements in different laboratories over the world working with Prof. Terttu Katila (Helsinki, Finland), Prof. O.J. Ginther (Wisconsin, USA) and Prof. Luis Losinno and Javier Aguilar (Rio Cuarto, Argentina). For the last two years he has been working as stud veterinarian during the breeding seasons of Australia and Europe. Currently he is working in a busy Standardbred stud farm in Sweden. His research and clinical interests are breeding management of mares, anovulatory disorders, induction of ovulation, ultrasonography of the corpus luteum, embryo transfer and ovum pick-up in mares, amongst others. He has published over 50 articles on equine reproduction in international indexed JCR journals and lectured in numerous international congresses on equine reproduction over the world.