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Read more at: Congratulations to Phil Franklin on winning the ECVS residents forum prize

Congratulations to Phil Franklin on winning the ECVS residents forum prize

18 July 2022

phil.png Many congratulations to Phil Franklin our final year surgical resident on winning the ECVS residents forum prize for the best scientific abstract last week in Porto. The project was titled ‘Comparison of the effectiveness of three different rhinoplasty techniques to correct stenotic nostrils using 3D printed...


Read more at: New grant awarded by Pets at Home

New grant awarded by Pets at Home

29 June 2022

Tim Williams and Rachel Hewitt from the Department of Veterinary Medicine in conjunction with Dr Vikki Black and Dr Natalie Finch from feline_blood_smear.png Langford Vets have been awarded £9,438 by the Pets At Home Feline Pancytopaenia Fund to investigate the clinical utility of flow cytometry for evaluating immune...


Read more at: Grant awarded from The Urology Foundation

Grant awarded from The Urology Foundation

25 May 2022

ev_image_for_publicity1.jpg Dr James Whitworth (Dept of Medical Genetics) and Dr Tim Williams (Dept of Veterinary Medicine) have been awarded a grant for £35,765 by The Urology Foundation to investigate urinary extracellular vesicles as a source of biomarkers for the early detection of heritable renal cancers. If...


Read more at: Cambridge’s global reputation in Veterinary Medicine recognised in REF 2021
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Cambridge’s global reputation in Veterinary Medicine recognised in REF 2021

11 May 2022

The results from the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) have highlighted the global impact of Cambridge’s research in the field of Veterinary Medicine. 91% of the Department’s overall submissions within the Agriculture, Food and Veterinary Sciences Unit of Assessment have been rated as ‘world leading’ or ‘...


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...