National award for cat genetics expert Dr Chris Helps

Dr Chris Helps, Senior Research Fellow and Head of our Molecular Diagnostic Unit, has been recognised by The Governing Council of the Cat Fancy (GCCF) in this year's annual People Awards.

Dr Helps, who was awarded 'runner-up' for the 'Christina Dugdale Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Cat Fancy', said: "Thank you to everyone who voted and to the GCCF for this award. It's fantastic that the hard work my team and I put in to cat genetics has been acknowledged in this way."

The awards were sponsored by R & L Pet Products.

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