European and RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Neurology

Clare graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1991 with distinction in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. She then enjoyed a year in the USA as a small animal intern at the University of Pennsylvania. She was fortunate to have the opportunity to spend some weeks at North Carolina Veterinary School Neurology department and it was here that she met her future mentor Dr Simon Wheeler. She then spent a year in the “real world” of general small animal practice in Cambridgeshire. In 1993 she joined the Royal Veterinary College, completing a BSAVA/Petsavers residency in Neurology under Simon Wheeler and then spent one year as a Staff Clinician in Neurology. In 1996 she was board-certified by the European College of Veterinary Neurology. Since August 1997 she has operated a neurology referral service at the Stone Lion Veterinary Referral Centre in Wimbledon gaining Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Specialist status in 1999. She became interested in Chiari-like malformation / syringomyelia in 1995 and has continued to research this disease focusing on the genetics, pathogenesis and treatment. She gained a PhD in this subject from Utrecht University in February 2007. Her other professional interests include other causes of neuropathic pain (in particular feline orofacial pain syndrome), feline neurology and epilepsy.

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