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Department of Veterinary Medicine

Cambridge Veterinary School

Studying at Cambridge


Principal investigators

Professor Matthew Allen
  • Professor of Small Animal Surgery
Dr Joy Archer
  • Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pathology
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Dr Barbara Blacklaws, PhD
  • Senior Lecturer in Molecular Virology
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Dr Jackie Brearley
  • Senior Lecturer in Anaesthesia
  • Director of studies for Veterinary Medicine at Lucy Cavendish College
  • Academic Lead in the Pauline Brown Clinical Skills Centre
Professor Donald Broom
  • Emeritus Professor of Animal Welfare
Professor Clare Bryant
  • Professor of Innate Immunity
  • Wellcome Trust Investigator
  • Departmental Director of Research
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Dr Raymond Bujdoso
  • Senior Lecturer in Molecular Immunology
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Dr Cinzia Cantacessi
  • Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Parasitology
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Dr Andrew James Kerr Conlan
  • University Lecturer in Epidemiology
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Dr Lucy Davison
  • Wellcome Trust Veterinary Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Genes and mechanisms in Type 1 diabetes mellitus
Dr Jane Dobson
  • Reader in Veterinary Clinical Oncology
Dr Simon Frost
  • Reader in Pathogen Dynamics
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Dr John Gibson
  • Reader in Pathophysiology
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Dr Andrew Grant
  • Senior Lecturer in Bacterial Pathogenesis
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Professor Jonathan Luke Heeney
  • Professor of Comparative Pathology
  • Head of the Laboratory of Viral Zoonotics (LVZ)
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Dr Frances Henson, MA, Vet MB, PhD
  • Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery, Department of Veterinary Medicine,
  • Research Fellow Division of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Addensbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
Professor Michael Herrtage
  • Professor of Small Animal Medicine
  • Dean of the Cambridge Veterinary School
Dr Nicky Holdstock
  • Senior Lecturer in Equine Medicine & Reproduction
  • European Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine
  • RCVS Specialist in Equine Stud Medicine
  • Fellow; Director of Studies & Veterinary Clinical Supervisor - Clare
  • College Director of Studies & Veterinary Clinical Supervisor - Jesus College
Dr Mark Holmes, MA, VetMB, PhD, MRCVS
  • Reader in Microbial Genomics and Veterinary Science
  • Director of the Cambridge Clinical Research Outreach Programme
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Dr Ragnhildur Thora Karadottir, PhD
  • Dorothy Hodgkin Royal Society Research Fellow
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Jane Ladlow, MA VetMB Cert SAS, Cert VR DiplECVS MRCVS
  • Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery (soft tissue)
Professor Duncan Maskell, FMedSci
  • Marks and Spencer Professor of Farm Animal Health, Food Science and Food Safety
  • Senior Pro-Vice Chancellor (Planning and Resources)
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Dr Piero Mastroeni
  • Reader in Infection and Immunity
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Dr Alison Mather
  • BBSRC Research Fellow
Dr Elizabeth Murchison
  • Reader in Comparative Oncology and Genetics
  • Wellcome Trust Investigator
Dr Gareth Pearce, BSc(AgSci)(Hons) BVSc MA MVS PhD GradCertEd(HE) PgCertAqVetS PgCertWLBio&Cons PgCertEcolMon PgCertIAWEL RAnimSci(AnHth&Wel) MRCVS
  • University Senior Lecturer in Farm Animal Health and Production
  • Fellow & Director of Studies in Pre-clinical and Clinical Veterinary Medicine
Mr Milorad Radakovic, BVSc, CertVPH(MH), MRCVS
  • Teaching Fellow in Veterinary Public Health
Dr. Heidi Radke
  • University Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery
  • ECVS and RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics)
  • Director of Studies in Veterinary Medicine for Girton College
Dr Olivier Restif
  • Alborada Lecturer in Epidemiology
  • Royal Society University Research Fellow
  • Director of Studies (NST Biology) for Robinson College
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Dr Colin Russell
  • Principal Research Associate
  • Royal Society University Research Fellow
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Dr David Sargan
  • Senior Lecturer in Molecular Pathology
  • Director of Graduate Education
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Dr Barbara Skelly
  • Lecturer in Small Animal Studies
Katie J Smith
  • University Equine Surgeon
Dr Laurence Tiley
  • Senior Lecturer in Molecular Virology
  • Fellow of Queens' College
  • Graduate Tutor
  • Biological Safety Officer
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Dr Caroline Trotter
  • Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology
  • Fellow of Hughes Hall
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Dr AW (Dan) Tucker
  • Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Public Health
  • Director of Studies in Preclinical Medicine and Veterinary Medicine at Pembroke College, Cambridge.
  • Global Advisor for Health Assurance, Genus PIC.
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Dr Penny Watson
  • Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Medicine
  • Medicine clinician and resident supervisor in the Queen’s Veterinary School hospital
  • Director of Studies in Clinical Veterinary Medicine and tutor (Emmanuel College)
Professor Alun Williams
  • Professor of Veterinary Diagnostic Pathology
  • Director of Teaching (elect)
  • Director of Studies in Clinical Veterinary Medicine (Wolfson College)
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Professor James Wood
  • Alborada Professor of Equine and Farm Animal Science
  • Head of Department of Veterinary Medicine
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