Arnend Hilberts Werners

Arnend Hilberts Werners, DVM, Dipl. ECVP, PhD


Dr. Arnend Werners is a Professer in the Department of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology.  His expertise is in veterinary pharmacology and toxicology with a  special interest in immunopharmacology and the interaction of pathogens with the immune system.

Dr. Werners current research interests include the role of danger associated molecular patterns and their receptors in epithelial type tumors in dogs, the interaction of Toxoplasma gondii with the innate immune system in different species (in collaboration with the Royal Veterinary College, London, UK), and the importance of ticks and tick-borne diseases, including dermato-pharmacokinetics of ectoparasiticides and the recognition of pathogens transmitted by ticks by the immune system.

Dr. Werners received his DVM and PhD from Utrecht University and his PhD: Utrecht University 2005.  He has board certification in ECVPT.