ESVNU Oral Abstract Presenters Bio

Pak Kan Tang

Kan Tang graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2017, after intercalated in Comparative Pathology, also at the RVC, in 2014. After undertaking a one-year rotating small animal internship at Highcroft Veterinary Referrals in Bristol, he completed a speciality internship in small animal internal medicine at University College Dublin in Ireland. Kan has developed a keen interest in nephrology and is returned to the RVC to undertake his PhD in feline chronic kidney disease.

Valeria Pantaleo

Valeria Pantaleo graduated with full mark in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Padua in 2000. Fellowship in Hemodialysis and Renal Medicine in 2005 and certification in Hemodialysis at the University of Davis 2018. Started a phD at the UAB in 2020. Internist with special interest in nephrology and urology at the Private Veterinary Clinic San Marco in Padua since 2006. 

Palin Jiwaganont

Palin Jiwaganont, D.V.M. (First class honor)Position                      
VeterinarianFaculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kasetsart University,Kamphaeng Saen Campus 73140, Thailand.
Bachelor: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Kasetsart University, Thailand.My research interests in clinical trials, ultrasonography, imaging diagnosis, and internal medicineRecent research outputs:PublicationsPanprom, C. ., Jiwaganont, P. ., Bootcha, R. ., & Petchdee, S. . (2021). The surgical repair of a congenital peritoneopericardial diaphragmatic hernia in Maine Coon cat: Veterinary Integrative Sciences, 19(3), 439–447. Retrieved from"

Zoe Bennett

Zoe is a Small Animal Internal Medicine Resident based at the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals in Hertfordshire, part of the Royal Veterinary College. She has a broad interest in Internal Medicine but has a particular interest in renal and urinary disease.

Kévin Mourou

I'm an ECVIM-resident from VetAgro Sup Lyon, France. I received my Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2019 and then completed a rotating internship in medicine and surgery at VetAgro Sup in 2020. After two years of specialized internship in Internal and Emergency Medicine at National Veterinary School of Toulouse, I went back to Lyon where I started a residency programme in small animal internal medicine at VetAgro Sup. 

Lorna Hardy

Lorna graduated from The University of Bristol in 2015 and subsequently worked in small animal general practice and in emergency out of hours service, where she developed a particular interest in feline medicine. In 2019 she relocated to New Zealand where she worked in the emergency and critical care department of the Animal Referral Centre and she achieved her Membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in Medicine of Cats in 2021. She returned to the UK in 2022 to undertake a rotating internship at Langford Small Animal Hospital and will be commencing an European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine residency at Bristol Vet Specialists in July 2023. Lorna has a special interest in geriatric feline medicine, with a particular focus on endocrinology and renal disease. 

Connor Hawes

Connor graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2017 and spent 3 years in first opinion practice before completeing a rotating small animal internship at Langford Veterinary Hospital in 2022 and subsequently undertaking a resideny in small animal internal medicine at the Royal Veterinary College starting in 2022. He currently enjoys all areas of internal medicine.

Ann Biscop

After graduating as a veterinarian in 2019 from Ghent University in Belgium, I completed a small animal rotating internship in the small animal clinic at Merelbeke (Ghent University). After this internship I stayed at Ghent University for another year as a clinician at the department of small animal internal medicine. Since October 2021 I am working as a ECVIM resident at Ghent University. In addition to my interest in urology/nephrology, I am passionated by infectious diseases and endocrinology.

Filippo Tagliasacchi

Master's Degree in Veterinary Medicine in december 2019 (University of Milan).From August 2020 to August 2021: Collaboration for the provision of medical assistance and support to the management of the 24h Veterinary First Aid/ intensive care service in the small animals (dog and cat) unit of the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital.From October 2021: PhD student at the University of Milan, with a project on recurrent urinary tract infections in the canine species. Also involved in daily clinical practice of the internal medicine unit of the University Teaching Hospital, with particular interest in nephrology, urology, gastroenterology and endocrinology. 

Diane Pichard Presented by Dr. Kaufmann

Diane Pichard
- Veterinary studies in Ecole Nationale Veterinaire R90 in France
- Erasmus in School of Veterinary Science in Liverpool University for 4 months in fourth year
- Internship and specialized intership in internal medicine in Ecole Nationale Veterinaire d'Alfort in France
- ECVIM resident since September 2022 in Ecole Nationale Veterinaire d'Alfort in France"