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Dr Nuno Silva

Dr Nuno Silva

Nuno Silva

 +44 (0)131 445 5111

Bush Loan
EH26 0PZ


In 2016, Nuno Silva joined Moredun to set up a new research project to focus on Antimicrobial Resistance initially working on ovine mastitis and looking at the molecular mechanisms involved in conferring resistance in bacterial pathogens.

Current Research:
•Epidemiology of Antimicrobial Resistance in sheep
•Potential impact of AMR in wild life, environment and farm animals
•Antibiotic resistance from a food safety perspective

Leading Ideas

  • Livestock Diseases
  • Food and Drink Production

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies
  • 2.2 - Livestock Production, Health, Welfare, and Disease Control
  • 2.2.6 Animal disease epidemiology
  • Theme 3: Food, Health and Wellbeing
  • 3.1 - Improving Primary Produce
  • 3.1.3 Food safety
  • Theme 1: Natural Assets
  • 1.2 - Water Resources
  • 1.2.1 Water and its ecosystem functions