Nicolas Rose

Nicolas Rose, DVM, PhD graduated at the Veterinary Faculty of Nantes (Oniris) in 1994. In year 2007 he became diplomate of the European College of Porcine Health and Management (ECPHM) and he is the current vice-president of the ECPHM.
He has been working as researcher in Epidemiology at the Anses – Ploufragan laboratory (Laboratoire de Ploufragan-Plouzané-Niort | Anses – Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire de l’alimentation, de l’environnement et du travail), since 1995 and is currently the director of the Epidemiology and welfare research unit and the deputy head of Ploufragan-Plouzané-Niort Anses laboratory.
Dr. Rose has taken part in several research projects, at both national and European levels. He is especially skilled in epidemiology and mathematical modelling of infectious diseases with a particular interest in viral infections in swine populations.
Of the many lines of research that he has participated in, the most important are the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV), the Hepatitis E Virus (HEV), Swine Influenza viruses and diseases associated with Porcine Circovirus type 2 (PCV2). As a result of these investigations he is the main author or the co-author of more than 115 articles published in peer-reviewed international scientific journals, with numerous papers and communications on transmission of swine viral disease.