Guadalupe Miró
Guadalupe Miró
Date of Birth:
August 8th, 1960
Place of Birth:
Madrid, Spain
School of Veterinary Medicine
Universidad Complutense of Madrid (UCM)
Avda Puerta de Hierro s/n
28040 Madrid, Spain

Guadalupe Miró qualified from the Madrid Veterinary College where she completed her PhD thesis. She has held a permanent position as Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor equivalent in Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases at the Animal Health Department (Universidad Complutense of Madrid).

Diplomate of the European Veterinary Parasitology College (EVPC).

Director of the diagnosis laboratory of pet parasites (PPL) at the UCM.

Currently in charge of the Consultant of Infectious diseases at the Veterinary teaching Hospital of the Madrid Veterinary College with special focus on infectious diseases of small animals.
Her areas of research specialisation are shelter medicine involving the epidemiology and control of some zoonotic diseases, mainly canine and feline vector borne diseases, intestinal parasitoses and soil contamination in urban and rural areas.

She is member of the Spanish Society of Parasitology (SOCEPA) and of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP) and founding member of ESCCAP (Spain representative) and LeishVet group (President).

Pennisi MG, Cardoso L, Baneth G, Bourdeau P, Koutinas A, Miró G, Oliva G, Solano-Gallego L. 2015. Leishvet update and recommendations on feline leishmaniosis. Parasites & Vectors. 2: 302.

Hernández Martínez L, Bolas-Fernandez F, Montoya A, Checa R, Dado D, Gálvez R, Serrano DR, Torrado JJ, Otranto D, Latrofa MS, Miró G. Unresponsiveness of experimental canine leishmaniosis to a new amphotericin B formulation. Advances in Pharmaceutics. Volume 2015, doi1:10.1155/2015/160208.

Hernández L, Montoya A, Checa R, Dado D, Gálvez R, Otranto D, Latrofa MS, Baneth G, Miró G. Course of experimental infection of canine leishmaniosis: follow-up and utility of noninvasive diagnostic techniques. Veterinary Parasitology 207 (1-2): 149-155. 2014.

Dantas-Torres F, Baneth G, Miró G, Cardoso L, Oliva G, Solano-Gallego L, Bourdeau P, Otranto, D. Further thoughts on “Asymptomatic dogs are highly competent to transmit Leishmania (Leishmania) infantum chagasi to the natural vector”. Vet Parasitol 204 (3–4): 443-444. 2014.

Bourdeau P, Saridomichelakis MN, Oliveira A, Oliva G, Kotnik T, Gálvez R, Foglia Manzillo V, Koutinas AF, Pereira da Fonseca I, Miró G. Management of canine leishmaniosis in endemic SW European regions: a questionnaire-based multinational survey. Parasites & Vectors 7:110. 2014.

Miró G, Rupérez C, Checa R, Gálvez R, Hernández L, García M, Canorea I, Marino V, Montoya A. Current status of L. infantum infection in stray cats in the Madrid region (Spain): implications for the recent outbreak of human leishmaniosis?. Parasites & Vectors 7: 112. 2014.

Hernández L, Gálvez R, Montoya A, Checa R, Bello A, Bosschaerts T, Jansen H, Rupérez C, Fortin A & Miró G. First study on efficacy and tolerability of a new alkylphosphocholine molecule (Oleylphosphocholine – OlPC) in the treatment of Canine Leishmaniosis due to Leishmania infantum. Parasitology Research 113:157–164. 2014.

Serrano, D.R., Hernández, L., Fleire, L., González-Álvarez, I., Montoya, A., Ballesteros, M.P., Dea-Ayuela, M.A., Miró, G., Bolas-Fernández, F., Torrado, J.J., 2013, Hemolytic and pharmacokinetic studies of liposomal and particulate amphotericin B formulations. Int J Pharm 447, 38-46.

Miró, G., Montoya, A., Roura, X., Gálvez, R., Sainz, A., 2013, Seropositivity rates for agents of canine vector-borne diseases in Spain: a multicentre study. Parasites & vectors 6, 117.

Miró, G., Checa, R., Montoya, A., Hernández, L., Dado, D., Gálvez, R., 2012, Current situation of Leishmania infantum infection in shelter dogs in northern Spain. Parasites & vectors 5, 60.

Molina, R., Espinosa-Gongora, C., Gálvez, R., Montoya, A., Descalzo, M.A., Jiménez, M.I., Dado, D., Miró, G., 2012, Efficacy of 65% permethrin applied to dogs as a spot-on against Phlebotomus perniciosus. Veterinary parasitology 187, 529-533.

Sherry, K., Miró, G., Trotta, M., Miranda, C., Montoya, A., Espinosa, C., Ribas, F., Furlanello, T., Solano-Gallego, L., 2011, A serological and molecular study of Leishmania infantum infection in cats from the Island of Ibiza (Spain). Vector borne and zoonotic diseases 11, 239-245.

Miró, G., Galvez, R., Fraile, C., Descalzo, M.A., Molina, R., 2011, Infectivity to Phlebotomus perniciosus of dogs naturally parasitized with Leishmania infantum after different treatments. Parasites & Vectors 4, 52.

Solano-Gallego, L., Miró, G., Koutinas, A., Cardoso, L., Pennisi, M.G., Ferrer, L., Bourdeau, P., Oliva, G., Baneth, G., The LeishVet, G., 2011, LeishVet guidelines for the practical management of canine leishmaniosis. Parasites & vectors 4, 86.

Gálvez, R., Descalzo, M.A., Guerrero, I., Miró, G., Molina, R., 2011, Mapping the current distribution and predicted spread of the leishmaniosis sand fly vector in the Madrid region (Spain) based on environmental variables and expected climate change. Vector borne and zoonotic diseases (Larchmont, N.Y 11, 799-806.

Galvez, R., Miró, G., Descalzo, M.A., Molina, R., 2011, Questionnaire-based survey on the clinical management of canine leishmaniosis in the Madrid region (central Spain). Prev Vet Med 102, 59-65.

Gálvez, R., Miró, G., Descalzo, M.A., Nieto, J., Dado, D., Martín, O., Cubero, E., Molina, R., 2010, Emerging trends in the seroprevalence of canine leishmaniasis in the Madrid region (central Spain). Veterinary parasitology 169, 327-334.

Ferrer, L.; Baneth, G.; Bourdeau, P.; Koutinas, A; Miró, G; Pennisi, MG; Cardoso, L; Oliva, G; Solano-Gallego, L., 2010, Response to the letter: “Some remarks about the LeishVet directions for the treatment of canine leishmaniosis”. Veterinary parasitology 169, 418-420.

Gálvez, R., Descalzo, M.A., Miró, G., Jiménez, M.I., Martin, O., Dos Santos-Brandao, F., Guerrero, I., Cubero, E., Molina, R., 2010, Seasonal trends and spatial relations between environmental/meteorological factors and leishmaniosis sand fly vector abundances in Central Spain. Acta tropica 115, 95-102.

Ferrer, L.; Miró, G., 2009, Canine leishmaniosis: necessity for a consensus with regard to treatment and diagnosis. Clínica Veterinaria de Pequeños Animales 29, 2-3.

Mateo, M., Maynard, L., Vischer, C., Bianciardi, P., Miró, G., 2009, Comparative study on the short term efficacy and adverse effects of miltefosine and meglumine antimoniate in dogs with natural leishmaniosis. Parasitology research 105, 155-162.

Solano-Gallego, L., Koutinas, A., Miró, G., Cardoso, L., Pennisi, M.G., Ferrer, L., Bourdeau, P., Oliva, G., Baneth, G., 2009, Directions for the diagnosis, clinical staging, treatment and prevention of canine leishmaniosis. Veterinary parasitology 165, 1-18.

Miró, G., Oliva, G., Cruz, I., Cañavate, C., Mortarino, M., Vischer, C., Bianciardi, P., 2009, Multicentric, controlled clinical study to evaluate effectiveness and safety of miltefosine and allopurinol for canine leishmaniosis. Veterinary dermatology 20, 397-404.

Miró, G., Cardoso, L., Pennisi, M.G., Oliva, G., Baneth, G., 2008, Canine leishmaniosis, new concepts and insights on an expanding zoonosis: part two. Trends in parasitology 24, 371-377.

Miró, G., Montoya, A., Mateo, M., Alonso, A., García, S., García, A., Caballero, M.J., Molina, R., 2007, A leishmaniosis surveillance system among stray dogs in the region of Madrid: ten years of serodiagnosis (1996-2006). Parasitology research 101, 253-257.

Miró, G., Galvez, R., Mateo, M., Montoya, A., Descalzo, M.A., Molina, R., 2007, Evaluation of the efficacy of a topically administered combination of imidacloprid and permethrin against Phlebotomus perniciosus in dog. Veterinary parasitology 143, 375-379.

Molina, R., Miró, G., Gálvez, R., Nieto, J., Descalzo, M.A., 2006, Evaluation of a spray of permethrin and pyriproxyfen for the protection of dogs against Phlebotomus perniciosus. The Veterinary record 159, 206-209.