Professor Corcoran is taking most of our small animal lecture programme beginning on the Saturday morning with ‘Approach to the coughing dog and cat’. After this his lecture will be titled ‘Approach to the dyspnoeic dog and cat’, followed by ‘The eosinophil in respiratory Medicine: hypersensitivity, parasites and asthma’. (More information on Professor Corcoran’s lecture topics for Saturday can be found in the brochure). Brendan’s clinical and research interests are in respiratory medicine and cardiology, with particular emphasis on the pathobiology of canine myxomatous mitral valve disease and clinical diagnosis of canine idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
He graduated from the Veterinary College of Ireland in 1981, and after a period in practice in the USA and London joined the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, the University of Edinburgh as a lecturer in 1986. He has subsequently held posts as a Wellcome Research Leave Fellow, Director of the Hospital for Small Animals, Head of Companion Animal Sciences, Director of International Affairs and Deputy Head of School. He was awarded a Personal Chair in Veterinary Cardiopulmonary Medicine in 2006 and is currently Dean International for North America for the University of Edinburgh.
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