Bianka Schulz studied veterinary medicine at the Ludwig-Maximilian-University in Munich, Germany, followed by a doctoral thesis. From 2001 to 2003 she completed her residency in “small animal internal medicine” at the Clinic of Small Animal Internal Medicine in Munich, Germany, and at the Small Animal Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the University of Georgia in Athens, USA. Since 2004 she has a faculty position at the Clinic of Small Animal Internal Medicine in Munich. She is a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and completed a habilitation thesis in small animal internal medicine. Her scientific focus is feline and canine respiratory medicine.
Member of GEMFE (Feline Medicine Spanish group, part of AVEPA) and its Scientific Committee. Member of the ISFM and the AAFP. From 2000 to 2002, he followed the ESAVS (European School for Advanced Veterinary Studies) feline medicine courses. During 2009, he followed the Feline Medicine Course of the Center for Veterinary Education of the University of Sydney. He has been a speaker on several occasions at international conferences and is the author of several articles and courses in internal medicine and feline anesthesia. In 2012, he published the book Manual of Canine and Feline Geriatrics. Ed. Servet-Edra (Spain). Translated to several languages. In 2015, he is one of the 10 editors of the European edition of the GRAM Guide, a project sponsored by CEVA laboratories for the rational use of antibiotics in small animal medicine. In 2001, with her partner Anna Calvet, founded SA veterinaris, their first practice and in March 2016, both founded the Clínica Felina Barcelona, the first 24h hospital just for cats of Spain.
Constanca Pomba is Tenured Associate Professor with Habilitation of Internal Medicine and Antimicrobial Therapy, Department of Clinics of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Lisbon. Her work is dedicated to consultancy in Internal medicine, optimization of antimicrobial therapy and diagnostics in veterinary clinical microbiology. Dr. Pomba is owner and CEO of the Molecular Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory - Genevet Lab and also Team Leader of the Antibiotic Resistance Lab from the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Animal Health of the University of Lisbon.
Angie qualified from the University of Bristol in 2000. She spent 4½ years in a small animal practice, before returning to Langford to undertake an International Cat Care residency in feline medicine. She achieved the European Diploma in Small Animal Internal Medicine in 2008 and became a RCVS Recognised Specialist in Feline Medicine in 2010, one of only 12 in the entire UK. Angie enjoys all aspects of feline internal medicine and small animal emergency care. She runs the radioiodine service and is passionate about feline geriatric care. Angie has published in this area and spoken extensively at British and European veterinary meetings, with particular focus on feline hyperthyroidism. Angie also teaches veterinary nurses, veterinary students and medicine residents in clinics, incorporating cat friendly working practices into all our clinical work.
Dr. Chiara Noli graduated in veterinary medicine in Milan in 1990. After a residency in Utrecht, she obtained the European Diploma in Veterinary Dermatology in 1996. She works as referral dermatologist in Italy. She has been President of the ESVD, and is currently President of the ECVD. Dr. Noli has given several hundred lectures, is author of more than 100 articles in Italian and international journals, nine book chapters, three textbooks, and is co-editor of the books “Veterinary Allergy” (Wiley 2014) and “Feline Dermatology” (Springer 2020).
Hervé Brissot is a French veterinary surgeon. He graduated from the Toulouse Veterinary School in 1994. After a 3-year local fellowship in surgery, he joined an official residency program at the “Clinique Frégis” in Paris (France) in 2000 and became an ECVS diplomate in 2005. He has been working in referral practices in the UK since 2006, for 14 years in several referral centres mainly as a soft tissue surgeon and ECVS residency program supervisor.He finally came back to France in 2020 to create surgery department in a referral center on the French Riviera Dr Brissot's main interests are oncologic surgery, thoracic surgery and innovative mini-invasive procedures. He has published numerous manuscripts in per-review journals, books chapter and is an international speaker.
Dr Tim Nuttall graduated from the University of Bristol in 1992 and originally joined the Dick Vet in 1995 to train in dermatology and study for a PhD on canine atopic dermatitis. He joined the University of Liverpool in 2001, developing a dermatology clinic that now sees over 1000 cases each year. In August 2013 he returned to the Dick Vet as Head of Dermatology. The clinic sees a wide range of skin problems in dogs, cats, exotic species, horses and farm animals. Facilities and expertise include CO2 and Ho:YAG lasers, video-otoscopy, allergy testing and allergen specific immunotherapy, and managing antimicrobial resistant infections.