Present Position: Associate Professor at University of Sassari, Italy
Education & training:
Master degree in Veterinary Medicine, PhD in production and safety of food of animal origin, MSc in Animal health. He is Diplomate of the European College of Small Ruminants Health Management (ECSHRM) and Associate of European College of Parasitology (EVPC) of EVBS.
Research activity of Antonio Varcasia is focused in diagnosis, epidemiology and molecular parasitology of Parasitic Zoonosis (Cystic Echinococcosis, Coenurosis, Toxoplasmosis), in parasitic diseases of small ruminants and pet animals (Bronco-pulmonary nematodes, Filariosis, Leishmaniosis).
He has worked in/with several institutions in Italy (University of Sassari, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Sardegna, Regional Government of Sardinia, ASL, National Reference Centre for Echinococcosis-hydatidosis, Istituto Zootecnico Caseario per la Sardegna - AGRIS Sardegna) and also in other countries (Instituto National Tecnologico (INATEC) and Ministry of Work, Government of Nicaragua, Central America), Unam Mexico, Melbourne University, Australia and the Veterinary Faculty of Panama.
He's also member of the Italian Society of Hydatidology and Italian Society of Parasitology (Soipa).