Education

  • DVM University of Veterinary Medicine of Milan (March 2012)

Advanced Clinical Training

  • Small Animal Rotating Internship, Fregis Veterinary Hospital, Paris, France (2014)
  • Neurology Internship, Animal Health Trust, Newmarket, UK (2015)
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery Residency, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (2018)
    Specialization
  • Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Neurology (2021)

Work experience

  • Assistant professor of Veterinary Neurology and Neurosurgery, University of Guelph, ON, Canada (2019-2023)

Publications

  • Everest S., Monteith G., Gaitero L., Samarani F. Suppression of inner ear signal intensity on fluid-attentuared inversion recovery (FLAIR) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in cats with vestibular disease. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. 2023; Doi: 10.1117/1098612X231168001.
  • Everest S., Linden AZ., Collier A., Verocai GG., Sobotyk C., Samarani F. Reverse sneezing, unilateral epistaxis, and acute-onset seizures in a 9-year-old spayed female miniature Dachshund. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2023; Mar 13:1-4. Doi: 10.2460/javma.23.02.0079. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36913390.
  • Leonardi H., Poirier V., Iverson M., Samarani F. Successful long-term outcome with radiation and prednisolone following a post-surgical feline vertebral angiomatosis relapse. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports. 2023;9(1). Doi:10.1177/20551169231155062
  • Samarani F., de la Fuente C., Parodi A., Mandara M.T., Pumarola M., Añor S. Immunohistochemical expression of Cyclooxigenase-2 (COX-2) is not associated with tumor grade in feline meningiomas. The Veterinary Journal, 2018 November 241: 20-23.
  • Samarani F., Añor S., Pumarola M., Montes de Oca I., Fernandez F., de la Fuente C. What is your diagnosis. JAVMA, 2017 December 15:251(12): 1379-1381.
  • Samarani F., Cauzinille L. Chiari-like malformation in an eleven year old French Bulldog. La semaine vétérinaire, N° 1606 – November 2014: 42-43 (In French).
  • Samarani F., Cauzinille L. Weakness in a Brittany dog. Le point vétérinaire N. 345 – Mai 2014 (In French).

Communications:

  • Poster: Everest S., Monteith G., Gaitero L., Samarani F. Suppression of inner ear signal intensity on FLAIR MRI in 41 cats with vestibular disease. September 2022, “ESVN-ECVN 34th Symposium” Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
  • Poster: Pedersen J., James F., Monteith G., Akolkar K., Samarani F. The relationship between total serum magnesium levels and seizures in dogs – a preliminary study. August 2022, “NVSS”, Minnesota.
  • Poster: Martorell J., Soler V., Escudero J., Samarani F., Añor S., Espada Y., Pi D., Pumarola M. A case report of a Pituitary Carcinoma in a Rat (Rattus norvegicus). April 2019, “ICARE”, London.
  • Poster: Samarani F., de la Fuente C., Encinoso M., Espada Y., Añor S. Suspected benign external hydrocephalus in a Chihuahua. September 2018, “ESVN –ECVN 31st Symposium” Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Flash presentation and poster: Samarani F., de la Fuente C., Parodi A., Mandara M.T., Pumarola M., Añor S. Immunohistochemical expression of Cyclooxigenase-2 (COX-2) in feline meningiomas. September 2017, “ESVN –ECVN 30th Symposium” Helsinki, Finland.
  • Poster : Alvarez P., Samarani F., de la Fuente C., Añor S., Planellas M. Neurological involvement in a dog with chronic protein-losing enteropathy. October 2016, “SEVC” Granada, Spain
  • Poster: Ricco C., Samarani F., Gomes E., Cauzinille L. Syringomyelia in the French Bulldog. September 2015, “ESVN –ECVN 28st Symposium” Amsterdam, Netherlands.