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Alisdair graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London after completing an intercalated BSc in Immunology and Pathology at King’s College, University of London. He then worked in small animal practice before heading to Tufts University, Massachusetts, USA to begin advanced clinical training. 

Following a return to small animal practice Alisdair completed his PhD at the Royal Veterinary College, London focussed on the genetic and immunological basis of hypoadrenocorticism in dogs. He then moved to Edinburgh to complete further advanced clinical training, successfully gaining his Diploma from the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Companion Animals (Internal Medicine).  

In 2018 Alisdair then moved to Professor Nik Morton's laboratory as a Clincal Postdoctoral Research Fellow investigating fundamental biology of pancreatic Islet cells. In 2019 Alisdair began a Lectureship in Small Animal Internal Medicine at the R(D)SVS and became a Senior Lecturer in 2020. Alisdair continues his basic research with Professor Morton's Lab as well as clinical research focused on steroids. 

Administrative Roles

Small Animal Internal Medicine, Feline Medicine, Pre-Clinical Teaching, Small Animal Teaching

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Royal Veterinary College, University of London

Award Date: 1 Jan 2014

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, University of London

Award Date: 1 Jan 2006

Bachelor of Science, King's College London

Award Date: 1 Jan 2003


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