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Unraveling the genetics and pathophysiology of congestive heart failure in dogs

Niek Beijerink

Lunchtime Seminar Series

Duration: 37:43

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Topic/s: genetics, congestive heart failure, dogs

Presenter/s

DVM PhD Dipl. ECVIM-CA (Cardiology)

Niek Beijerink graduated with a veterinary degree from Utrecht University in The Netherlands. He completed a PhD (canine endocrinology and reproduction) in 2007 and then a residency in Small Animal Cardiology in 2010. He is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology). In 2011 Niek commenced working as a Specialist in Small Animal Cardiology at Sydney University and is responsible for the clinical service and teaching in this area. Some of his active research interests are heart failure therapy, cardiac CT imaging, and stem cell therapy for heart disease. Niek is the tutor in the CVE Cardiorespiratory Medicine Distance Education course.