Paolo Moroni

Faculty member

Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences

Associate Professor of Practice


Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Ithaca, NY 14853

Office: 607.253.3980
Cell: 607.220.9017

Research Interest

My research interests are mastitis, epidemiology and dairy management.


  • DVM, University of Milano 1993
  • Ph.D., University of Sassari 1998

Biography/Professional Experience

  • 2013- Acting Director of QMPS, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • 2010- 2013 Associate Director, Sr. Research Associate QMPS Ithaca, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • 2011-current Associate Professor, Institute of Infectious Diseases, Prophilaxy and Veterinary Legislation, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Università degli Studi of Milano, Italy)
  • 2001-2011 Senior Researcher, Institute of Infectious Diseases, Prophilaxy and Veterinary Legislation, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Università degli Studi of Milano, Italy)
  • 1998-2001 Researcher, Institute of Infectious Diseases, Prophilaxy and Veterinary Legislation, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Università degli Studi of Milano, Italy
  • 1996 Fellowship at Zentrumsabteilung für Hygiene und Technologie der Milch, Tierärztliche Hochschule, Hannover, Germany (prof. Hamann)
  • 1995 – 1996 Fellowship at Bundesanstalt für Milchforschung, Kiel, Germany (prof. Hamann)
  • 1995 – 1995 Fellowship at Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Verona, Italy (dr. Gaddo Vicenzoni)
  • 1993 – 1994 Veterinary practitioner
  • 2009- VET6604 Cornell University 2 week course with student and practitioner
  • 2013 Accademia of Mastitis 8 workshop in different country about milk quality and milking routine
  • 2012 Different talk in several countries of the world about milk quality and milking routine


  • 1: Locatelli C, Piepers S, De Vliegher S, Barberio A, Supré K, Scaccabarozzi L, Pisoni G, Bronzo V, Haesebrouck F, Moroni P. Effect on quarter milk somatic cell count and antimicrobial susceptibility of Staphylococcus rostri causing intramammary infection in dairy water buffaloes. J Dairy Sci. 2013
    Jun;96(6):3799-805. doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-6275. Epub 2013 Mar 30. PubMed PMID: 23548306.
  • Richards VP, Zadoks RN, Pavinski Bitar PD, Lefébure T, Lang P, Werner B, Tikofsky L, Moroni P, Stanhope MJ. Genome characterization and population genetic structure of the zoonotic pathogen, Streptococcus canis. BMC Microbiol. 2012 Dec 18;12:293. doi: 10.1186/1471-2180-12-293. PubMed PMID: 23244770; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3541175.
  • Gurjar A, Gioia G, Schukken Y, Welcome F, Zadoks R, Moroni P. Molecular diagnostics applied to mastitis problems on dairy farms. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 2012 Nov;28(3):565-76. doi: 10.1016/j.cvfa.2012.07.011. Epub 2012 Sep 6. Review. PubMed PMID: 23101676.
  • Cremonesi P, Capoferri R, Pisoni G, Del Corvo M, Strozzi F, Rupp R, Caillat H, Modesto P, Moroni P, Williams JL, Castiglioni B, Stella A. Response of the goat mammary gland to infection with Staphylococcus aureus revealed by gene expression profiling in milk somatic and white blood cells. BMC Genomics. 2012 Oct 9;13:540. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-13-540. PubMed PMID: 23046560; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3532242.
  • Schukken Y, Chuff M, Moroni P, Gurjar A, Santisteban C, Welcome F, Zadoks R. The "other" gram-negative bacteria in mastitis: Klebsiella, serratia, and more. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 2012 Jul;28(2):239-56. doi: 10.1016/j.cvfa.2012.04.001. Review. PubMed PMID: 22664206.
  • Scaccabarozzi L, Locatelli C, Pisoni G, Manarolla G, Casula A, Bronzo V, Moroni P. Short communication: Epidemiology and genotyping of Candida rugosa strains responsible for persistent intramammary infections in dairy cows. J Dairy Sci. 2011 Sep;94(9):4574-7. doi: 10.3168/jds.2011-4294. PubMed PMID: 21854930.
  • Zonca A, Gallo M, Locatelli C, Carli S, Moroni P, Villa R, Cagnardi P. Cefquinome sulfate behavior after intramammary administration in healthy and
    infected cows. J Dairy Sci. 2011 Jul;94(7):3455-61. doi: 10.3168/jds.2010-4109. PubMed PMID: 21700031.
  • Genini S, Badaoui B, Sclep G, Bishop SC, Waddington D, Pinard van der Laan MH, Klopp C, Cabau C, Seyfert HM, Petzl W, Jensen K, Glass EJ, de Greeff A, Smith HE, Smits MA, Olsaker I, Boman GM, Pisoni G, Moroni P, Castiglioni B, Cremonesi P, Del Corvo M, Foulon E, Foucras G, Rupp R, Giuffra E. Strengthening insights into host responses to mastitis infection in ruminants by combining heterogeneous microarray data sources. BMC Genomics. 2011 May 11;12(1):225. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-12-225. PubMed PMID: 21569310; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3118214.
  • Cuccuru C, Meloni M, Sala E, Scaccabarozzi L, Locatelli C, Moroni P, Bronzo V. Effects of intramammary infections on somatic cell score and milk yield in Sarda sheep. N Z Vet J. 2011 May;59(3):128-31. doi: 10.1080/00480169.2011.562862. PubMed PMID: 21541886.
  • Ricchi M, Goretti M, Branda E, Cammi G, Garbarino CA, Turchetti B, Moroni P, Arrigoni N, Buzzini P. Molecular characterization of Prototheca strains isolated from Italian dairy herds. J Dairy Sci. 2010 Oct;93(10):4625-31. doi: 10.3168/jds.2010-3178. PubMed PMID: 20854996.
  • Bronzo V, Puricelli M, Agazzi A, Invernizzi G, Ferroni M, Moroni P, Savoini G. Effects of protected fish oil in the diet of periparturient dairy goats on phenotypic variation in blood and milk leukocytes. Animal. 2010 Sep;4(9):1510-7. doi: 10.1017/S1751731110000522. PubMed PMID: 22444697.
  • Cagnardi P, Villa R, Gallo M, Locatelli C, Carli S, Moroni P, Zonca A. Cefoperazone sodium preparation behavior after intramammary administration in healthy and infected cows. J Dairy Sci. 2010 Sep;93(9):4105-10. doi: 10.3168/jds.2010-3379. PubMed PMID: 20723685.
  • Pisoni G, Bertoni G, Manarolla G, Vogt HR, Scaccabarozzi L, Locatelli C, Moroni P. Genetic analysis of small ruminant lentiviruses following lactogenic transmission. Virology. 2010 Nov 10;407(1):91-9. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2010.08.004. Epub 2010 Aug 24. PubMed PMID: 20797752.
  • Locatelli C, Scaccabarozzi L, Pisoni G, Moroni P. CTX-M1 ESBL-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae subsp. pneumoniae isolated from cases of bovine mastitis. J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Oct;48(10):3822-3. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00941-10. Epub 2010 Aug 18. PubMed PMID: 20720020; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2953115.
  • Pisoni G, Moroni P, Genini S, Stella A, Boettcher PJ, Cremonesi P, Scaccabarozzi L, Giuffra E, Castiglioni B. Differentially expressed genes
    associated with Staphylococcus aureus mastitis in dairy goats. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2010 Jun 15;135(3-4):208-17. doi: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2009.11.016. Epub 2009 Dec 21. PubMed PMID: 20060596.
  • Cremonesi P, Pisoni G, Severgnini M, Consolandi C, Moroni P, Raschetti M, Castiglioni B. Pathogen detection in milk samples by ligation detection
    reaction-mediated universal array method. J Dairy Sci. 2009 Jul;92(7):3027-39. doi: 10.3168/jds.2008-1773. PubMed PMID: 19528580.
  • Manarolla G, Pisoni G, Moroni P, Gallazzi D, Sironi G, Rampin T. Adenoviral gizzard erosions in Italian chicken flocks. Vet Rec. 2009 Jun 13;164(24):754-6. PubMed PMID: 19525525.
  • Brioschi C, Micheloni S, Tellez JO, Pisoni G, Longhi R, Moroni P, Billeter R, Barbuti A, Dobrzynski H, Boyett MR, DiFrancesco D, Baruscotti M. Distribution of the pacemaker HCN4 channel mRNA and protein in the rabbit sinoatrial node. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2009 Aug;47(2):221-7. doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2009.04.009. Epub 2009 Apr 24. PubMed PMID: 19394343.
  • Pisoni G, Zadoks RN, Vimercati C, Locatelli C, Zanoni MG, Moroni P. Epidemiological investigation of Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus
    involved in clinical mastitis in dairy goats. J Dairy Sci. 2009 Mar;92(3):943-51. doi: 10.3168/jds.2008-1548. PubMed PMID: 19233787.
  • Harouna A, Zecchini M, Locatelli C, Scaccabarozzi L, Cattaneo C, Amadou A, Bronzo V, Marichatou H, Boettcher PJ, Zanoni MG, Alborali L, Moroni P. Milk hygiene and udder health in the periurban area of Hamdallaye, Niger. Trop Anim Health Prod. 2009 Jun;41(5):705-10. doi: 10.1007/s11250-008-9257-8. Epub 2008 Nov 12. PubMed PMID: 19003425.
  • Manarolla G, Liandris E, Pisoni G, Sassera D, Grilli G, Gallazzi D, Sironi G, Moroni P, Piccinini R, Rampin T. Avian mycobacteriosis in companion birds: 20-year survey. Vet Microbiol. 2009 Feb 2;133(4):323-7. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2008.07.017. Epub 2008 Aug 5. PubMed PMID: 18789612.

Professional/Academic Affiliations

  • Journal Dairy Science
  • National Mastitis Council
  • European College of Bovine Health Management