A/Prof Peter Damborg

Peter Damborg received his veterinary degree in 2004 from the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural College in Copenhagen, Denmark. Between 2005 and 2008, he completed a PhD on zoonotic enteric bacteria in dogs, and from 2008 to 2013 he was a postdoctoral researcher working on various aspects of antimicrobial resistance and diagnostics. Since 2013, he has been Associate Professor at the Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences at the University of Copenhagen. His current research focus is primarily on rationalization of veterinary antimicrobial treatment through development of antibiotic treatment guidelines and research into novel treatment regimes, alternative antimicrobial agents (e.g. peptides), vaccination, and optimization of diagnostic tests. He is head of a local veterinary diagnostic laboratory forming the basis of the ECVM Training Centre at the University of Copenhagen. Since 2018, he has been Chair of the EUCAST subcommittee VetCAST, and since December 2019 he has been Chair of the COST Action ENOVAT (European Network for Optimization of Veterinary Antimicrobial Treatment).