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Emeritus Professor Michael J. Day
BSc BVMS(Hons) PhD DSc DiplECVP FASM FRCPath FRCVS
Michael Day is Emeritus Professor of Veterinary Pathology at the University of Bristol and Adjunct Professor of Veterinary Pathology in the School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University (Western Australia). Michael qualified as a veterinary surgeon from Murdoch University in 1982. After a period in small animal practice he returned to Murdoch to complete a Residency in Microbiology and Immunology, and a PhD involving collaborative research with the Royal Perth Hospital. Michael held postdoctoral positions in experimental immunology at the Universities of Bristol and Oxford and then spent a further 27 years at Bristol Veterinary School. His research focus is on companion animal immune-mediated and infectious diseases. Michael has published over 325 papers in the field of immunopathology, is author of the textbooks Clinical Immunology of the Dog and Cat (in second edition) and Veterinary Immunology: Principles and Practice (in second edition). He is co-editor of the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Haematology and Transfusion Medicine (in second edition) and the texts Arthropod-Borne Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat (in second edition) and Canine and Feline Gastroenterology. Michael is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Comparative Pathology. He is a Past President of the BSAVA. Michael is currently a member of the Executive Board of the WSAVA and is also chairman of the WSAVA Vaccination Guidelines Group. He has been the recipient of the BSAVA Amoroso Award for outstanding contribution to small animal studies (1999), the BSAVA Petsavers Award (2000, 2006 & 2007), the RCVS Trust’s G. Norman Hall Medal for outstanding research into animal diseases (2003), the Petplan Charitable Trust Scientific Award (2009), the Murdoch University Distinguished Alumnus Award (2015) and the FAVP Paatsama Lectureship (2016).
Tuesday, February 19
11:30 AM – 12:20 PM