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Dr Lucy Davison

University Lecturer in Genetics and Medicine


Lucy graduated from Newnham College in 1994 and Cambridge Veterinary School in 1997. She spent several years in small animal veterinary practice in the north east of England before undertaking a PhD in canine diabetes mellitus at the Royal Veterinary College, which she was awarded in 2004. She then undertook a residency in small animal medicine at Cambridge and passed the DSAM and DipECVIM examinations in 2006, becoming a European Specialist in small animal internal medicine. After a year as a Clinical Physician at Cambridge vet school, Lucy was awarded a 4-year Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellowship in diabetes with Prof. John Todd at the Cambridge Institute for Medical research, which she completed in 2011. This was followed by a 3-year Wellcome Trust Veterinary Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics in Oxford, completed in October 2014. Lucy was appointed as a University Lecturer in Genetics and Medicine in November 2014 and divides her time between research, teaching and clinical practice. She enjoys all aspects of small animal medicine, but has particular interests in diabetes mellitus, endocrinology, immunology and the genetics of complex disease.