London Vet Show has confirmed its specialist content from referral and diagnostics’ centres and commercial sponsors at this year’s conference.
In addition to the core content from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) and the British Veterinary Association (BVA) streams, IDEXX Laboratories and Fitzpatrick Referrals have brought together top specialist speakers who are global key opinion leaders, to present on a wide variety of topics relevant to all veterinary professionals.
These include presentations by:
- Dennis DeNicola, chief veterinary educator at IDEXX
- Guillermo Couto, professor in the department of veterinary clinical sciences and veterinary medical centre at Ohio State University
- Stan Marks, professor in internal medicine at UC Davis, California
- Susan Randell from IDEXX UK
Masterclasses focus on haematology, oncology, gastroenterology, a back-to-basics session on endocrinology and recent advances in feline infectious peritonitis diagnostics.
The Fitzpatrick Learning Academy will feature presentations from Nick Bacon, senior oncological consultant at Fitzpatrick Referrals; Roberto LaRagione, head of the department of pathology and infectious diseases at the University of Surrey; and Paddy Mannion, European specialist in veterinary diagnostic imaging and diagnostic imaging consultant at Cambridge Radiology Referrals.
They will focus on a range of cancer and diagnostics topics. Stuart Carmichael, director at Fitzpatrick Referrals; Clare Rusbridge, chief of neurology at Fitzpatrick Referrals; Mike Farrell, senior orthopaedic surgeon at Fitzpatrick Referrals; and Noel Fitzpatrick, recognised specialist in small animal orthopaedics and director of Fitzpatrick Referrals will also present sessions on orthopaedics and neurology.
“The IDEXX Academic Stream Case Challenge series is a real highlight. The discussion among the panel of experts – and interaction with the audience – brings new insights into the blood profiles we use each and every working day,” said Graham Bilbrough, medical affairs manager, conference education, IDEXX Laboratories.