Prof Séverine Tasker BSc BVSc(Hons) PhD DSAM DipECVIM-CA FHEA MRCVS

Professor of Feline Medicine - RCVS Specialist in Feline Medicine & European Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine

After graduation from Bristol Veterinary School, Séverine spent time in practice before moving to Edinburgh to complete a Cat Care residency in Feline Medicine. She then returned to the University of Bristol and completed a PhD in feline haemoplasmosis.

Séverine works in the Feline Centre and the Molecular Diagnostic Unit, where she is academic lead for the Acarus Laboratories.  She is especially interested in feline infectious diseases and haematological disorders and edited BSAVA Manual of Feline Practice.  Séverine has previously received the BSAVA Woodrow Award for outstanding contributions in small animal veterinary medicine and the Petplan Charitable Trust Research Award for outstanding contributions in the field of veterinary research.

She is a member of the European Advisory Board on Cat Diseases (ABCD), a group aimed at improving cat disease prevention and control. Séverine became Professor of Feline Medicine in July 2016.

Séverine has two beautiful cats called Boris and Zammy. As well as loving all things feline, Séverine enjoys going to the gym and cycling.

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