Researcher: Karen Moriello

Areas of Research Expertise
  • Feline dermatophytosis (ringworm)
  • Feline skin diseases
  • Shelter medicine
Web Site Karen Moriello's Department of Veterinary Medicine Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Current/Active Funding
  • Winn Feline Foundation, 2001-2028, Prevalence of positive aeroallergen reactions in cats with idopathic feline asthma
  • Winn Feline Foundation, 2012-2016, Pilot study: Decontamination of household textiles exposed to microsporum canis spores
Issued Patent(s)
USPTO Published Applications
Recent Publication(s)
  • Decontamination of carpet exposed to Microsporum canis hairs and spores. Moriello KA. J Feline Med Surg. 2016 Feb 29. pii: 1098612X16634390. [Epub ahead of print]

  • In vitro efficacy of shampoos containing miconazole, ketoconazole, climbazole or accelerated hydrogen peroxide against Microsporum canis and Trichophyton species. Moriello KA. J Feline Med Surg. 2016 Jan 25. pii: 1098612X15626197. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Decontamination of laundry exposed to Microsporum canis hairs and spores. Moriello KA. J Feline Med Surg. 2016 Jun;18(6):457-61. doi: 10.1177/1098612X15587575. Epub 2015 May 26.

  • Kennel disinfectants for microsporum canis and trichophyton sp. Moriello KA. Vet Med Int. 2015;2015:853937. doi: 10.1155/2015/853937. Epub 2015 Feb 11.
Recent Artistic Works
  • Dane County Humane Society, Madison, WI
Research Tools
Research Facilities
E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-263-7600
Current University UW–Madison
Department Medical Sciences
Title Clinical Professor
Other Appointments
Address Line 1 3482 Veterinary Medicine
Address Line 2 2015 Linden Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree B.S., Eastern Illinois University, 1978
Master's Degree
Other Degrees D.V.M., University of Illinois, 1982
Technologies Available for Licensing