Prof Alex German BVSc PhD CertSAM DipECVIM-CA MRCVS

Professor of Small Animal Medicine Musculoskeletal Biology I

About

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.

Awards or Honours

  • Woodrow Award 2011 (British Small Animal Veterinary Association, 2011)
  • Organising committee for WSAVA Congress (World Small Animal Veterinary Association, 2005)
  • Organising committee for ECVIM Congress (ECVIM, 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)
  • 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 BSAVA (British small animal veterinary association, 2005)
  • Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2005)

Other Personal Distinctions

  • Member of SAMSOC (Small Animal Medicine Society, 2005)