The Abuelo Laboratory focuses on oxidative stress' impact on vaccine responses in neonatal dairy calves, and how this dynamic affects profitability and antimicrobial use on dairy farms.

Ángel Abuelo, DVM, MRES, PhD, MSC (VetEd), DABVP (Dairy Practice), DECBHM, FHEA MRCVS, primarily researches the interplay between nutrition, metabolism, and immune function in periparturient dairy cattle and neonatal calves. His goal is to identify and test mechanisms that enhance immunity in these animals, thereby increasing their resistance to infectious diseases. The methods employed to achieve these goals combine mechanistic studies using cells or tissues with epidemiological studies in the field.

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