Thierry Van Den Berg | Head of the Department on Animal Infectious Diseases
Veterinary and Agrochemical Research Centre

Thierry Van Den Berg, Head of the Department on Animal Infectious Diseases, Veterinary and Agrochemical Research Centre

Present position: Scientific Director Infectious Animal Diseases, in charge of 102 collaborators, since 25 years in position at CODA-CERVA,
University position: Professor at the University of Liège in Gembloux, AgroBiotech (Course on Animal Pathology & Hygiene)
Membership of professional bodies: Membership of professional bodies: Head of the National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza & Newcastle Disease for Belgium and Luxemburg (2003-2009); Chairman of European COST Action 839 (1999-2005); Member of several National and International committees on Avian Diseases; member of the Scientific Committee of the Belgian Food Security Agency since 2009; former member of the board of the ESVV (European Society for Veterinary Virology) 2006-2012; former member of the advisory board of ESV (European Society of Virology) 200, member of a microbiology & immunology commission of the FNRS; member of a FRIA commission; member of the Belgian Influenza Scientific Committee; member of the FAO-OIE OFFLU consortium (subgroup on vaccination); member of EFSA experts groups related to AI & NDV, member of the Epizone steering committee …


Day 3 Oct 12th Veterinary @ 09:40

A transboundary problem: Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD)

  • Reviewing the current spread of the disease and the role of the vectors and the environmental factors in the epidemiology of the disease
  • Addressing the vital issue of vaccination against lumpy skin disease. Is vaccination the most effective control method?
  • How can Europe effectively deal with this re-emerging challenge?

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