Staff profile

Renato  Previdelli

Dr Renato Previdelli

BVetMed, MVetMed, PhD, PGCertVetEd, FHEA, MRCVS

Role

Lecturer in Animal Management & Animal Science, Bioveterinary Science, Veterinary Physiotherapy and Animal Therapy.

Veterinary Surgeon, MRCVS.

Biography

I am a qualified veterinarian and researcher with a passion for science, animals and people.

I currently teach and supervise students in both undergraduate and postgraduate levels across all three Schools at Writtle University College: School of Animal and Human Science, School of Equine and Veterinary Physiotherapy and School of Sustainable Environments and Design.

Qualifications

PhD - Biomedical Sciences (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany)

BVetMed (Eq.) & MVetMed (Universidade de Évora, Portugal)

Postgraduate Certificate in Veterinary Education (Royal Veterinary College, University of London, UK)

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Subject Areas

My subject areas are mainly related to animal health and disease, animal welfare, bioveterinary science, pathophysiology and ethics of animal use. I also teach clinical skills related subjects for Veterinary Physiotherapy students.

Major areas:
- Pharmacology;
- Immunology;
- Animal Health and Infectious Diseases;
- Pathophysiology of Injury and Disease;
- Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology;
- Animal Ethics;
- Health and Welfare of Zoo, Farmed and Companion animals.

Research

During my academic career, I have mainly studied pathogens of importance to human and veterinary medicine.

Currently, I am interested in the pathobiology, molecular biology and epidemiology of major infectious diseases of animals.

List of publications:

The Role of Marek's Disease Virus UL12 and UL29 in DNA Recombination and the Virus Lifecycle. Previdelli RL, Bertzbach LD, Wight DJ, Vychodil T, You Y, Arndt S, Kaufer BB. Viruses. 2019 Jan 28;11(2). pii: E111. doi: 10.3390/v11020111.

Telomeres and Telomerase: Role in Marek's Disease Virus Pathogenesis, Integration and Tumorigenesis. Kheimar A, Previdelli RL, Wight DJ, Kaufer BB. Viruses. 2017 Jul 4; 9(7). pii: E173. doi: 10.3390/v9070173. Review. PMID: 28677643

Factors associated with perceptions and attitude of Brazilian consumers of meat with certification of origin. Faria PB, Lopes MA, Bruhn FRP, Melado FMC, Franco Neto A, Rocha CMBM, Junqueira LV, Previdelli RL. Archivos Latinoamericanos de Producción Animal, ALPA 2013.

Role of virus replication in Marek’s disease virus integration. Previdelli RL, Bertzbach LD, Faflíkova T, Kaufer BB. In: 11th International Symposium on Marek’s disease and Avian Herpesvirus. Tours, France, 2016. - AWARD

Role of pUL12 and ICP8 in Marek’s disease virus replication and integration. Previdelli RL, Wight DJ, Arndt SA, Weller S, Kaufer BB. In: 42nd International Herpesvirus Workshop. Ghent, Belgium, 2017. - AWARD

Diagnosis of canine angiostrongylosis using bronchoalveolar lavage. Barcante JMP, Lima WS, Garcia MH, Ribeiro VM, Barcante TA, Previdelli RL. In: Ars Veterinária, 2013, Jaboticabal. I Simpósio Internacional de Medicina Veterinária Preventiva (SIMPREV), Brazil 2013.

In vitro fertility estimates using sperm kinetics variables and conception rates in beef heifers. Ferraz MVC, Macedo RS, Barreto Filho JB, Silva TF, Braga Junior RA, Rabelo GF, Previdelli RL. In: 36th Annual Conference of the IETS / 23rd Annual Meeting of The SBTE, 2010, Córdoba, Argentina. Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 2010. v. 22. p. 169-169.

Dairy cattle viral reproductive diseases in the Southeast region of Brazil. Rodrigues BA, Torres LC, Barreto Filho JB, Ferraz MVC, Previdelli RL, Silva TF. In: 8th International Ruminant Reproduction Symposium, 2010, Anchorage, Alaska. Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 2010.

Mycoplasmosis in quails. Barbosa FO, Previdelli RL, Uchôa AS, Prezotto CF, Peconick AP. In: V Simpósio Internacional de Coturnicultura, 2013, Lavras. V Simpósio Internacional e IV Congresso Brasileiro de Coturnicultura, Brazil 2013.

A theoretical approach of Marek's disease virus in quails. Previdelli RL, Uchôa AS, Barbosa FO, Prezotto CF, Bruhn FRP., Melado FMC., Peconick AP. In: V Simpósio Internacional de Coturnicultura, 2013, Lavras. V Simpósio Internacional e IV Congresso Brasileiro de Coturnicultura, Brazil 2013.

Effects of protein and energy levels on quail production. Uchôa AS, Barbosa FO, Previdelli RL, Prezotto CF, Pereira ANJ, Peconick AP. In: V Simpósio Internacional de Coturnicultura, 2013, Lavras. V Simpósio Internacional e IV Congresso Brasileiro de Coturnicultura, Brazil 2013.