Department: CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF ZOONOSES AND EMERGING DISEASES

Expertise: Veterinary Medicine, Zoonoses (involving birds and mammals), Parasitology, Equine Ecology

Team: Center for the Study of Zoonoses and Emerging Diseases

Contacts:

Email: stefan.raileanu@ddni.ro

Tel.: +40240/524550 int.: 176

Dr. Ștefan Răileanu is research fellow, veterinary doctor specialized in parasitology and holds his PhD in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, (Cluj-Napoca, Romania). Since 2005 is working as scientist at the Danube Delta National Institute for Research & Development (Tulcea, Romania). His research and consultancy work is related to biodiversity conservation, ecology of feral horses, the setting up clinical and laboratory diagnosis and the elaboration of the scenarios of infectious and parasitical diseases’ spreading, the elaboration of epidemiologic investigation and the hypotheses testing, birds and mammals, parasitofauna in Danube Delta, serology and parasitology. He has contributed to various international projects (The EDEN Program – Emerging Diseases in a Changing European Enviroment and ROVETNILE – The development and validation of new diagnosis and monitoring methods of the West Nile virus within the Danube Delta ecosystems and the testing of a new veterinary vaccine based on lentiviral vectors) as a key expert. Ştefan, as member of an international team, is co-author of the book “Diagnosis Atlas of equine strongils” which holds two prizes “Traian Savulescu” of Romanian Academy and “Ion Adameşteanu” of Forestry and Agricultural Academy of Sciences “Gheorghe Ionescu-Siseşti”. He is specialised in satellite teledetection, the implementing of GIS system and its use in generating epidemiologic maps (France – C.I.R.A.D and Pasteur Institute Paris), in Pharmacology and Pharmacy by the implementing of monitoring and prediction biomathematical models of the digestive strongyls’ chemoresistance and therapeutic alternatives without polluting component (University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine), in equine veterinary (two years training programme organized by International League for the Protection of Horses in partnership with The University of Veterinary Medicine Iasi – 2006, and University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca – 2007). Training programme on implementation of digestive strongyles chemoresistance monitoring and prediction biomathematical models and therapeutic nonpolutant alternatives (Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinaria – 2007). He is the member of the College of Veterinary Doctors, Tulcea Branch.