Internal Medicine - Small Animal

Barbara Skelly
MA VetMB PhD CertSAM DipACVIM DipECVIM MRCVS

Personal profile:
Barbara graduated from Cambridge in 1991. She completed a PhD in 1996 and this was followed by a period of post-doctoral study at the University of Pennsylvania where she developed genetic tests for various inherited metabolic diseases. She returned to the UK for a medicine residency at the Royal Veterinary College before returning to Cambridge as a Lecturer.

Interests:
Barbara is a diplomate of ACVIM and ECVIM and is a recognised specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine. She is interested in many aspects of small animal medicine particularly metabolic defects, electrolyte imbalances, endocrine disease and immune mediated diseases.

Current research:
Her research interests include inherited hyperparathyroidism in the keeshond, epilepsy in the keeshond, immune-mediated haemolytic anaemia and therapy of immune-mediated diseases. Please visit Barbara’s research profile for further information.