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Marco Cunto

Associate Professor

Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences

Academic discipline: VET/10 Veterinary Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology

Curriculum vitae

2002: Degree in Veterinary Medicine (University of Bologna).
2003-2004: Grant research student. Title of research project “Hepatectomy in SPF pigs in sterile environment and using a sterile and appropriate technique”
(Veterinary Clinical Department - University of Bologna).
2004-2005: Collaboration at research project “Realization of a bioreactor using SPF pigs hepatocytes for metabolic support in acute hepatic insufficiency”(Veterinary Clinical Department - University of Bologna).
2006: PhD in “Clinic and veterinary emergency therapy” (Veterinary Clinical Department - Reproduction Unit - University of Bologna).
2006-2008: Post Doctoral fellowship with 3 months of residency in a dolphinarium in Cancun - Mexico . Title of research project “Effect of different
parameters on dolphin (Tursiops Truncatus) sperm preservation” (Veterinary Clinical Department - Reproduction Unit - University of Bologna).
2009 - 2020: Researcher, Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences- Reproduction Unit - University of Bologna.

2020 - today: Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences- Reproduction Unit - University of Bologna.


Learning activity
2009-10: member of final exam commission of I.C. "Pathology of Animal Reproduction and Assisted Reproductive Techniques".

2009-12: responsible of teaching course "Female reproductive pathology I"

2012-2015: responsible of teaching course "Veterinary andrology" (I.C. Physiopathology of Animal Reproduction and Assisted Reproductive Techniques)

2015 - today: responsible of teaching course "Obstetrics-Gynaecology and Andrology in Companion Animals 3"

2017-today: responsible of teaching course "Obstetrics-Gynaecology and Andrology in Companion Animals 5"


Clinical Activity Clinical activity, performed daily and on call (24H), is: - Clinical, diagnostic and surgical activity in obstetric-gynaecological, andrological and urological field in dog, cat, rabbit and ferret. - Estrous cycle monitoring in bitch and queen - Collection, evaluation and preservation of dog and cat sperm - Artificial insemination in dog and cat - Parturition and newborn assistance in dog and cat.


Author and co-author of 74 scientific papers.

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