About the Author
Edward Hall MA VetMB PhD DipECVIM-CA FRCVS
Ed graduated from the University of Cambridge and after an Internship and Residency at the University of Pennsylvania, undertook a Wellcome Trust funded PhD and post-doctoral Fellowship at the University of Liverpool. An academic career, first at Liverpool and then at Bristol Veterinary School led ultimately to a Chair in Small Animal Medicine. Ed is a Diplomate of the ECVIM, a Fellow of the RCVS, an RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Medicine (Gastroenterology) and a Past President of the BSAVA. Ed retired from the University of Bristol in 2018, but remains clinically active, seeing GI referrals at Langford Vets.
David Williams MA VetMB PhD DipACVIM-SAIM DipECVIM-CA
David graduated from the University of Cambridge and after an Internship and Residency at the University of Pennsylvania, undertook a Wellcome Trust funded PhD at the University of Liverpool. Before settling at the University of Illinois David held academic appointments at the University of Florida, Kansas State University, Purdue University and Texas A&M University, at each of which he established what ultimately evolved into the GI Laboratory at Texas A&M University. David currently does clinical service, teaching and research in the Internal Medicine service at the University of Illinois, and maintains a consulting relationship with veterinarians in clinical practice through the GI Laboratory at Texas A&M.
Aarti Kathrani BVetMed(Hons) PhD DipACVIM-SAIM DipACVN FHEA MRCVS
Aarti graduated from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) and after an Internship and PhD at the RVC, undertook a Small Animal Internal Medicine Residency at Cornell University, followed by a Small Animal Clinical Nutrition Residency at the University of California-Davis. Aarti is a Diplomate of the ACVIM and ACVN and a RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Medicine. Aarti was appointed Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Medicine at the University of Bristol for 2 years, and has subsequently moved back to the RVC as Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Internal Medicine, where she is involved with the clinical internal medicine service and also helps provide nutritional input to clinical cases seen at the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals. Her research centres on canine and feline gastroenterology and nutrition.