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Principal Investigators


Matthew Allen

Preclinical and clinical research related to the musculoskeletal system

Joy Archer

Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Barbara Blacklaws

Pathogenesis and immunity to viral infections

Jackie Brearley

Senior lecturer in anaesthesia

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Animal welfare science, animal behaviour and cognition, sustainable livestock production


Host recognition of infection

Raymond Bujdoso

Protein misfolding neurodegenerative diseases

Cinzia Cantacessi

Gastrointestinal helminths, host-parasite interactions, high-throughput sequencing technologies

Andrew Conlan

Transmission and Persistence of Infectious Diseases

Fernando Constantino Casas

Veterinary Comparative Pathology

Jane Dobson

Comparative and veterinary oncology

Malcolm Ferguson Smith

Comparative genomics of vertebrates using cross-species chromosome painting and gene mapping


Intervertebral disc disease in dogs


John Gibson

Permeability of red cells in normal individuals and in haemoglobinopathies including sickle cell disease

Andrew Grant

Bacterial pathogens

Nicky Holdstock

Developmental biology and reproduction


Mark Holmes

Antimicrobial resistance, Molecular Epidemiology, Clinical Veterinary Research, Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine

Kate Hughes

Mammary Gland Biology and Involution, Veterinary Anatomic Pathology

Ragnhildur Thora Karadottir

Regulation of myelin formation, plasticity and regeneration

Jim Kaufman

Evolution of immunity

Piero Mastroeni

Pathogenesis and immunobiology of bacterial infections

Elizabeth Murchison

Transmissible cancers

Laura Owen

Urinary incontinence and urinary tract cancers; Wound management and reconstruction


Gareth Pearce

Animal Health, Welfare and Production

Evolution of bacterial pathogens; their origin, transmission and adaptation to selective pressure

Analysis of mineral structures in the biomedical field; gastrointestinal absorption and cell processing of nanoparticulate minerals

Milorad Radakovic

Veterinary Public Health/One Health, Food Security & Safety, Animal Health and Welfare

Heidi Radke

Comparative Orthopaedics

Canine and comparative genomics of metabolic disease 

Olivier Restif

Dynamic models for host-pathogen interactions

David Sargan

Comparative genetics of inherited disease specialising in BOAS, breed predisposition to cancer and eye diseases

Hans Wilhelm Schwaeble

The role of complement in health and disease


Barbara Skelly

Lecturer in small animal studies

Katie Smith

University equine surgeon

Laurence Tiley

Control of influenza virus replication


Caroline Trotter

Infectious disease epidemiology and the impact of immunisation

Dan Tucker

Veterinary microbiology and zoonoses; clinical management of pig health and disease

Penny Watson

Senior lecturer in small animal medicine

Lucy Weinert

The ecology and genomics of bacterial pathogens

Alun Williams

Professor of veterinary diagnostic pathology

Tim Williams Cambridge

Urinary extracellular vesicles and biomarkers of renal and urinary tract disorders

James Wood

Infection dynamics and control of diseases