Lluis Ferrer, LV, PhD, DECVD, is professor of veterinary dermatology at Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. His research interests include canine leishmaniasis, hyaluronosis of Chinese shar-peis, and the pathogenesis of canine demodicosis, specifically the role of innate immunity in disease development. His recent research focuses on the genetic background of dermatologic disease. He is currently coeditor of Veterinary Dermatology. Dr. Ferrer earned his LV from Universidad de Zaragoza in Spain.