Art Tatiana

Researcher, Ordinary Professor, Secretary of the thematic area
Researcher publications


Research areas

Study of the respiratory (mechanics of breathing) exercise-induced adjustements in horses. High speed treadmill Performance assessment tests (VO2, Lactates, Heart rate …). Effect of different conditions (illness, vaccination, food complement, hot environemental conditions). Study of diagnosis and treatment methods for respiratory diseases in horses. Innate immunity of the respiratory system of the sports horse.

Equipment / technologies

High speed treadmill


Portable endoscope

Infra red camera

Immersion microscope

Academic distinctions

Scientific prize of the veterinary section of the General Association of the Drug Industry 1989

"Award of the Comparative Respiratory Society" 1989

Prize of the « Amis de l’Université de Liège » 1993

Prize Octave Dupont, Royal Academy Belgium 2013

Most representative publications

  • ART T., et al. Inertance of the respiratory system in ponies. Journal of Applied Physiology. 1989, 67, 534-540   
  • ART T., et al. Does an acute COPD crisis modify the cardiorespiratory and ventilatory adjustments to exercise in horses ? Journal of Applied Physiology. 1998, 84, 845-852
  • ART T., et al. Validation of a portable equine metabolic measurement system. Equine Vet. J. 2006, Suppl. 36, 557-561
  • Mignot C., Pirottin D., Bureau F., De Moffarts B., Lekeux P., ART T. Effect of strenuous exercise and ex-vivo TLR3 and TLR4 stimulation on inflammatory gene expression in equine pulmonary leukocytes. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 2012,147, 127-135
  • Frellstedt L.,  Waldschmidt L., Gosset Ph., Desmet Ch., Pirottin D., Bureau F., Farnir F., Franck Th., Dupuis-Tricaud M.C., Lekeux P., ART T. Training Modifies Innate Immune Responses in Blood Monocytes and in Pulmonary Alveolar Macrophages. American  Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology. 2014, 51, 135-142

Information updated by the researcher on 10/15/2015.

PhD students

Tosi Irene

El Abbas Sophie