Budras studied veterinary medicine at the Free University of Berlin and then began working at the Institute for Animal Anatomy at the Free University of Berlin. In 1967 he received his doctorate, in 1971 he completed his habilitation with the thesis The epoophoron of the hen and the transformation of its epithelial cells into interrenal and interstitial cells and shortly afterwards was appointed C2 professor at the Free University of Berlin. In 1983 he was given the chair for animal anatomy at the Free University of Berlin. In 1990 he turned down an offer at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna.
Budras' main area of research was the horse's hoof. In addition, he established several textbooks in the form of atlases: 1983 the Atlas of the Anatomy of the Dog , 1991 the Atlas of the Anatomy of the Horse and 2002 the Atlas of the Anatomy of the Cattle . All three have since appeared in multiple editions and have been translated into several other languages.
- Obituary for Prof. Dr. habil. Klaus-Dieter Budras. In: Deutsches Tierärzteblatt Volume 68, 2020, p. 991.
|German veterinarian, veterinary anatomist and professor at the Free University of Berlin
|DATE OF BIRTH
|June 4, 1941
|DATE OF DEATH
|June 12, 2020
|Place of death