Scientific Advisory Board

Professor Ian Ramsey


Ian is a Professor of Small Animal Medicine and Associate Academic at Glasgow University Veterinary School. He is also the editor of the BSAVA Small Animal Formulary.

He graduated from Liverpool in 1990, completed his PhD at Glasgow on feline leukaemia virus in 1993 and his residency at Cambridge in 1997. He has completed his RCVS certificate and European diploma in small animal medicine. His main interests are in endocrinology and he has written and co-authored numerous scientific papers, review articles and book chapters in various aspects of small animal medicine. He was awarded the BSAVA Woodrow Award for contributions to small animal medicine in 2015. He is also a senior vet at the Glasgow University Small Animal Hospital and the Principal Investigator for a number of clinical trials.

Professor Mark Dunning


Mark is a Clinical Associate Professor in Small Animal Internal Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at the University of Nottingham.

He graduated from Cambridge Veterinary School in 1997 and spent time in both mixed and small animal practices before returning to Cambridge to complete a PhD in experimental neuroscience and a residency in small animal medicine. During this time he completed the RCVS certificate in small animal medicine and the first part of the European diploma in small animal internal medicine. He then spent 4 years in a private specialist multi-disciplinary practice in Hampshire before joining the University of Nottingham. His research interests are in gastro-enterology, haematology and oncology and in particular non-invasive methods for disease screening and diagnosis. He is still actively involved in clinical practice at the Pride Veterinary Centre in Derby.