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I am a registered specialist veterinary pathologist with the VCNZ. I have been teaching veterinary pathology for more than 30 years. My main research interest is liver diseases and photosensitisation of farm animals.
My main research interest is photosensitisation diseases of cattle, sheep, horses, and dogs, This includes facial eczema as well as brassica-associated liver disease (BALD) in cattle, rape scald in sheep, spring eczema in calves and adult cattle, and other photosensitivity diseases of unknown cause. I lead a team investigating the cause of the large swede-associated liver disease outbreak in dairy cows in 2014.
My research field includes spring eczema in cattle and Brassica photosensitivity in cattle. I am also interested in liver toxins and mechanisms of photosensitivity.
21st Century Citizenship, Health and Well-being, Future Food Systems
Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Veterinary Diagnosis and Diagnostics (070703): Veterinary Pathology (070709): Veterinary Sciences (070700)
Photosensitivity diseases of farm animals
Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses