Lluís Ferrer obtained his DVM degree at the University of Zaragoza - Spain and a PhD at the Veterinary School of Hannover (Germany) in 1985. In 1994 was Board-Certified Dermatologist by the European College of Veterinary Dermatology. Since 1985 has been lecturing Pathology and Dermatology at the Veterinary School of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). Between 2012 and 2017 was Professor of Dermatology at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, in Massachusetts (USA) and currently is back at the UAB. Among other topics, his investigations have been focused on canine leishmaniosis, demodicosis, canine atopic dermatitis, genetic skin diseases and on the treatment with stem cells in dermatology.