ESCG Abstract Presenters Bio

Beatrice Ruggerone

Beatrice Ruggerone graduated in Veterinary Medicine in Milan in 2014 (110 cum laude) with a thesis about genetic alterations in English Bulldogs with cystine uroliths. In 2019, after some years of general practice, she obtained a PhD in Clinical Pathology with a thesis about oxidative/anti-oxidative markers in dogs and horses with SIRS (Prof. S. Paltrinieri). She spent her externiship periods at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Utrecht (The Netherlands) and in Ozzano dell?Emilia (Italy) to deepen her interest in veterinary endocrinology. In 2018, she started an ECVIM-CA Residency and a collaboration with Ospedale Veterinario i Portoni Rossi (Zola Predosa, BO) at the Internal Medicine Unit. She is author and co-author of papers on national and international journals.

Evangelia Stavroulaki

I received my degree in Veterinary Medicine from the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Thessaly, Greece, in March 2016, and then worked as a small animal clinician for five months in private practice. I completed a one-year internship in Companion Animal Medicine (clinical medicine and clinical pathology) at the same University in September 2017. In November 2017, I started a PhD program at the Clinic of Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Thessaly, Greece. Soon after I started my PhD, I visited as a visiting veterinarian the Small Animal Clinics of the Royal Veterinary College (London, UK) and the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, UK) for about 2 months (from January until March 2018). During the past two years, in addition to my PhD project, I have been working on several side projects related to gastrointestinal and infectious diseases in small animals. In October 2018, I started a long-distance course on statistics at the Open UK University as part of my PhD degree.

Sandra Bermudez Sanchez

Sandra Bermudez Sanchez was graduated in Biochemistry in 2014. After completing a master in immunology in 2015, and work for a biomedical company in Spain, she started the Ph.D. in the Rep-Eat - H2020-MSCA-COFUND-2015 program at University degli Studi di Teramo, Italy. She is currently working as a visiting scholar at the Gastrointestinal Laboratory of the Small Animal Hospital in Texas A&M University, College Station. Sandra's current research is focused on the role of microbiota in gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases in small animals as dogs and cats.

Harry Swales

Following graduation from the University of Liverpool in 2014, Harry undertook a twelve-month rotating internship at a referral centre in the North West of England. Following this, he worked as a mixed practice vet in Newcastle upon Tyne. He has recently finished his internal medicine residency at the University of Liverpool Small Animal Teaching Hospital

Andrea Petrelli

Andrea graduated in 2014 from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bologna in Italy with his final dissertation on Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome during canine acute pancreatitis. In 2015, after winning a scholarship, he spent 6 months in the United States at the Gastrointestinal Laboratory at Texas A&M University, working on serum cytokines concentration in dogs with increased spec CPL concentration. After this experience, Andrea moved to the United Kingdom where he worked for a year in a general practice in the North of England. In 2017 he started a rotating internship at North Down Specialist Referrals in Surrey, enrolling afterwards in a Small Animal Rotating Junior Clinical Training Scholarship at the The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh in June 2018.

Frida Moberg

My name is Frida Moberg and I am originally from Gothenburg, Sweden. In 2005 I moved to Copenhagen, Denmark to become a veterinarian, my dream since I was around 5 years old. I had my veterinary degree awarded by the University of Copenhagen in Januar 2011 and after that I worked at a middel-sized referral small animal hospital in Sweden from 28-03-2011 until 09-30-2016. During my time in Sweden I got to work broadly with small animal medicin. Besides working with internal medicin referral patients and emergency medicin, I learned and performed soft tissue surgery, dental procedures, ultrasound examinations and ophthalmological examinations. I started my residency (ECVIM-CA resident) at the University Hospital for Companion Animals at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark in October 2016. My main interests as an internal medicin resident are gastroenterology and neprhology/urology. I now live in Copenhagen, Denmark together with my danish boyfriend and my dog and in my spare time I spend my time with them, preferably in our summerhouse on the swedish westcoast.

Anna-Lena Ziese

Anna-Lena Ziese is completing her doctoral thesis at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) and is working as a GI fellow in the gastrointestinal service at the Clinic of Small Animal Medicine, LMU Munich. Her clinical research is focused on the impact of different therapeutic approaches on the intestinal microbiome and metabolome and the clinical course in dogs with acute hemorrhagic diarrhea or chronic enteropathy.

Elisabeth Kaufmann

Education: 2002 - 2011 Highschool: Priv. Maria-Ward-Schule Realschule und Gymnasium in Landau in der Pfalz, Germany (graduation: Allgemeine Hochschulreife). 2011 - 2017 Course of study in veterinary medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany. 24.04.2017 Medical license in veterinary medicine. 01.05.2017 - 30.04.2018 Internship, Clinic of Small Animal Medicine, Ismaning, Germany. Since 01.05.2018 Practicing veterinarian, Clinic of Small Animal Medicine, Ismaning, Germany. Since 03.09.2018 Postgraduate student and practicing veterinarian, Clinic of Small Animal Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany

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