Prof Alex German BVSc PhD CertSAM DipECVIM-CA MRCVS

Professor of Small Animal Medicine Musculoskeletal Biology I

Biography

Personal Statement

Alex German holds the position of Royal Canin Professor of Small Animal Medicine at the University of Liverpool. He is a 1994 graduate of the University of Bristol and, after spending two years in mixed practice, returned to Bristol to undertake a PhD in mucosal immunology, and then a residency in small animal internal medicine. He is a Diplomat of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and also a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Recognised Specialist in Internal Medicine. His clinical and research interests include comparative obesity biology, ageing, preventing chronic disease, gastroenterology, and evidence-based veterinary medicine.

Personal Distinctions

  • Woodrow Award 2011 (British Small Animal Veterinary Association 2011)
  • Invitation to give keynote speech at Dorinken Congress (Japanese small animal congress) (Invitation to Speak, Dorinken Congress committee 2010)
  • Invitation to speak at BSAVA Congress 2010 main programme (Invitation to Speak, BSAVA 2010)
  • Invitation to speak at FECAVA 2010 (Invitation to Speak, FECAVA 2009)
  • Invitation to speak at GSAVA 2009 (Invitation to Speak, GSAVA (German Small Animal Veterinary Association) 2009)
  • Speaking invitation at BSAVA Congress - main programme (Invitation to Speak, BSAVA 2009)
  • Invitation to speak at ECVIM Congress (Invitation to Speak, ECVIM 2008)
  • Invitation to speak at th ACVIM Forum (Invitation to Speak, ACVIM 2007)
  • State-of-the-Art Lecture - Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Keynote Speech, WSAVA 2006)
  • Invitation to speak at North American Veterinary Congress (Invitation to Speak, North American Veterinary Congress 2005)
  • Invitation to speak at 1st Annual Royal Canin USA Scientific Meeting (Invitation to Speak, Royal Canin USA 2005)
  • Invitation to speak at "Simpozijum veterinara male prakse" (National Vet congress, Serbia) (Invitation to Speak, Simpozijum veterinara male prakse 2005)
  • Invitation to speak at BSAVA Annual Congress (Invitation to Speak, British small animal veterinary association 2005)
  • Referee for "Veterinary Record" 1997-current (British Veterinary Association 2005)
  • Referee for "Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine" 2004-current (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2005)
  • Member of Liverpool Obesity Research Network (LORN 2005)
  • Member of LORN steering group (Liverpool Obesity Research Network 2005)
  • Invitation to speak at 26th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Clinical Veterinary Medicine (Invitation to Speak, Japanese Society of Clinical Veterinary Medicine 2005)
  • Member of CGS (Comparative Gastroenterology 2005)
  • Member of ESCG (European Society of Comparative Gastroenterology 2005)
  • Secretary of SAMSOC (Small Animal Medicine Society 2005)
  • Member of SAMSOC (Small Animal Medicine Society 2005)
  • Member of BSAVA (British small animal veterinary association 2005)
  • Organising committee for WSAVA Congress (World Small Animal Veterinary Association 2005)
  • Organising committee for ECVIM Congress (ECVIM 2005)
  • Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2005)
  • Key-note speech at International Nutritional Sciences Symposium (Keynote Speech, Congress organisers 2005)

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