Research achievements

Research summary

Dr. Aruna Ambagala is at the forefront of research on emerging and reemerging transboundary viral diseases that affect farm animals. His team is actively developing and evaluating novel diagnostic tools and vaccines to combat these diseases and understand their pathogenesis.

His work is critical in protecting the global food supply and preventing the spread of these diseases to new areas. Dr. Ambagala's research is not only focused on finding solutions to current challenges but also anticipating and preparing for future ones.

With his expertise and leadership, he is making significant strides in the field and his findings have the potential to revolutionize the way we diagnose, prevent, and control viral diseases in farm animals.


  • African swine fever
  • Bluetongue
  • Classical swine fever
  • Diagnostics
  • Emerging
  • Epizootic hemorrhagic disease
  • Farm animals
  • Pathogenesis
  • Pseudorabies
  • Rabbit hemorrhagic disease
  • Schmallenberg
  • Transboundary
  • Vaccines
  • Viruses


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Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Max Rady College of Medicine
Room 543 - 745 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0J9 Canada