Thierry Francey Dr. med. vet., Dipl. ACVIM (SAIM), Dipl. ECVIM-CA (Internal Medicine) Graduate from the University of Bern (Switzerland). Internship in small animal anesthesia and Residency in small animal internal medicine (University of Bern and Louisiana State University, USA). Fellowship in nephrology / hemodialysis and Lecturer in small animal internal medicine (University of California Davis, USA). Ad Interim Head of the Division of small animal internal medicine (Vetsuisse Faculty University of Bern). Currently Lecturer and Head of small animal nephrology/urology (Vetsuisse Faculty University of Bern). This clinical and research program is centered around the manifestations and treatments of uremia and it offers a wide spectrum of blood purification techniques such as hemodialysis, hemoperfusion and plasma exchange. Teaching Faculty of the Hemodialysis Academy (UC Davis, USA), providing on-line training in blood purification techniques.