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Read more at: Announcing the sad news of the death of Professor ‘Twink’ Allen

Announcing the sad news of the death of Professor ‘Twink’ Allen

7 June 2021

tallen.jpg Professor Allen BVSc (Syd) PhD (Cantab) ScD (Cantab) DSc (h.c.mult) DESM Dip ECAR FRAgSE FSB FRCVS CBE Professor Allen died in Dubai on 6 th June 2021 after a very short illness. He was Jim Joel Professor of Equine Reproduction at the University of Cambridge, 1996 – 2007 when he retired from the Department of...


Read more at: Obituary - Professor Sir Peter Lachmann FRS FMedSci
Obituary - Professor Sir Peter Lachmann FRS FMedSci

Obituary - Professor Sir Peter Lachmann FRS FMedSci

5 January 2021

JANUARY 5/1/2021 It is with great sadness that I report the death of Sir Peter Lachmann who died peacefully in his sleep on 26th December 2020. He had just celebrated his 89th birthday and Christmas with his family at home in Cambridge. In 1970 Sir Peter was the first Professor and Head of Immunology at the Royal...


Read more at: Selfish mitochondria in a canine transmissible cancer
Selfish mitochondria in a canine transmissible cancer

Selfish mitochondria in a canine transmissible cancer

17 June 2020

Selfish mitochondria in a canine transmissible cancer The canine transmissible venereal tumour (CTVT) is an extraordinary type of cancer - it is infectious and transmitted between individual dogs by the direct transfer of living cancer cells themselves. The disease is primarily passed on during mating and leads to...


Read more at: Dr David Sargan & Dr David Bainbridge - Winners of the Pilkington Teaching Prize 2020

Dr David Sargan & Dr David Bainbridge - Winners of the Pilkington Teaching Prize 2020

27 April 2020

Congratulations to Dr David Bainbridge & Dr David Sargan on being one of the winners of The Pilkington Prize 2020!⠀ Head of Department, Professor James Wood says of David, “(He) makes major contributions to the teaching of the veterinary course, as well as the management and promotion of it. As well as covering a...


Read more at: Congratulations to our successful colleagues in the University’s academic promotions exercise

Congratulations to our successful colleagues in the University’s academic promotions exercise

19 June 2019

Congratulations to these people for their hard earned and well won promotions: Dr Elizabeth Murchison, promoted to Professor Dr Mark Holmes, promoted to Professor Dr Cinzia Cantacessi, promoted to Reader Mrs Laura Owen, promoted to University Senior Lecturer Dr Tim Williams, promoted to University Senior Lecturer These all...


Read more at: Congratulations go to Dr Gareth Pearce

Congratulations go to Dr Gareth Pearce

9 January 2019

Gareth has been appointed as a Adjunct Professor in the School of Environmental and Rural Science at the University of New England in Australia. The appointment is intended to enhance collaborations in the areas of Sustainable Livestock Production and Animal Welfare Science there.


Read more at: Grant awarded to Dr Tim Williams to identify biomarkers of bladder cancer in dogs
Grant awarded to Dr Tim Williams to identify biomarkers of bladder cancer in dogs

Grant awarded to Dr Tim Williams to identify biomarkers of bladder cancer in dogs

26 September 2018

Dr Tim Williams has been awarded a grant by the PetPlan Charitable Trust to investigate novel biomarkers of bladder cancer (urothelial carcinoma) in dogs. Early diagnosis of bladder cancer in dogs is currently hampered by the late onset of symptoms and a lack of reliable non-invasive diagnostic tests. Consequentially, the...


Read more at: The Department was very pleased to award the inaugural Andy Jefferies Teaching and Learning Prize to Sophie Hill, one of our equine ambulatory clinicians, in June 2018.
The Department was very pleased to award the inaugural Andy Jefferies Teaching and Learning Prize to Sophie Hill, one of our equine ambulatory clinicians, in June 2018.

The Department was very pleased to award the inaugural Andy Jefferies Teaching and Learning Prize to Sophie Hill, one of our equine ambulatory clinicians, in June 2018.

4 July 2018

The prize is sponsored by Andy Jefferies, Emeritus University Pathologist, and formerly Director of Teaching in the Veterinary School, and is awarded on the nomination of veterinary students to a member of academic, clinical or support staff to recognise excellence in the delivery or support of the student learning...


Read more at: Dr Andrew Grant is part of the Quadram Institute’s strategic research programme Microbes in the Food Chain - read more
Dr Andrew Grant  is part of the Quadram Institute’s strategic research programme Microbes in the Food Chain - read more

Dr Andrew Grant is part of the Quadram Institute’s strategic research programme Microbes in the Food Chain - read more

25 June 2018

Dr Andrew Grant, from the Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Cambridge, is part of the Quadram Institute’s strategic research programme Microbes in the Food Chain. Supported by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) part of UK Research and Innovation. This programme aims to...


Read more at: Last month we were delighted to welcome so many of our colleagues to an evening CPD event here in the Department, focusing on Canine Osteoarthritis
Last month we were delighted to welcome so many of our colleagues to an evening CPD event here in the Department, focusing on Canine Osteoarthritis

Last month we were delighted to welcome so many of our colleagues to an evening CPD event here in the Department, focusing on Canine Osteoarthritis

1 May 2018

Last month we were delighted to welcome so many of our colleagues to an evening CPD event here in the Department, focusing on Canine Osteoarthritis. Speakers included Richard Whitelock- Director of Small Animal Surgery at the Queen's Veterinary Hospital, and Matthew Allen, Professor of Small Animal Surgery, and Director of...