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Cambridge Veterinary School
 
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...


Read more at: Jackie Brearley - describes her personal experience of professional burnout
Jackie Brearley - describes her personal experience of professional burnout

Jackie Brearley - describes her personal experience of professional burnout

24 April 2018

For vet Jackie Brearley , burnout appeared out of the blue. As she emerges into a new period of her life, she describes what got her through and reflects on how she has come to regard it as a positive experience. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/vr.k1734


Read more at: Mike Herrtage was presented with the 2018 EBVS Award for ‘outstanding contributions to veterinary specialisation in Europe. read more..
Mike Herrtage was presented with the 2018 EBVS Award for ‘outstanding contributions to veterinary specialisation in Europe. read more..

Mike Herrtage was presented with the 2018 EBVS Award for ‘outstanding contributions to veterinary specialisation in Europe. read more..

23 April 2018

Mike Herrtage was presented with the 2018 European Board of Veterinary Specialisation Award for ‘outstanding contributions to veterinary specialisation in Europe at this year’s EBVS AGM. Mike was elected chair of the interim Board in 1993, which later became the EBVS and was its first President for 3 years. The EBVS...


Read more at: Catherine Wager winner of the Pilkington Prize for excellence in teaching 2018

Catherine Wager winner of the Pilkington Prize for excellence in teaching 2018

12 February 2018

We are delighted to offer Catherine Wager our warmest congratulations on the award of a prestigious Pilkington Prize by the University. Our vision for the Pauline Brown Clinical Skills Centre for veterinary students in the Department of Veterinary Medicine has been realised by Catherine Wager in the 30 months since she was...


Read more at: International consortium awarded $1.65 million NSF grant for One Health study on bat-human interactions.

International consortium awarded $1.65 million NSF grant for One Health study on bat-human interactions.

14 September 2017

The US National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.65 million grant to an international group of researchers to study how human behavior contributes to the spread of emerging infectious diseases. Led by Dr Raina Plowright (Montana State University) with Dr Olivier Restif (University of Cambridge) and researchers from...


Read more at: David Sargan discusses Brachycephalic dogs on the Today programme
David Sargan discusses Brachycephalic dogs on the Today programme

David Sargan discusses Brachycephalic dogs on the Today programme

8 June 2017

With the news from the Kennel Club that so-called ‘designer dogs’ or flat faced dogs, such as French bulldogs will soon overtake Labradors as the nation’s most popular dog breed, Dr David Sargan was interviewed by BBC Radio 4’s Today programme to discuss why DNA testing for genetic abnormalities should be introduced. You...


Read more at: Cambridge veterinary student wins postgraduate award for her research into oldest canine cancer
Cambridge veterinary student wins postgraduate award for her research into oldest canine cancer

Cambridge veterinary student wins postgraduate award for her research into oldest canine cancer

31 May 2017

Andrea Strakova, 26, has won the Postgraduate Student Inspiration Award as part of one of the largest and most prestigious veterinary awards in the world, the International Canine Health Awards. Andrea has been awarded a prize of £10,000 to help further her research into Canine Transmissible Venereal Tumour (CTVT), a...