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Dr Emma J LoveB.V.M.S(Glas.), PhD, DiplECVAA, DVA

Senior Clinical Fellow

Emma Love

Dr Emma J LoveB.V.M.S(Glas.), PhD, DiplECVAA, DVA

Senior Clinical Fellow

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Research interests

My interest in pain in animals led to my PhD, "Advances in the objective evaluation of pain and analgesic efficacy in horses", which I completed in 2009. This involved the refinement of methods of nociceptive threshold testing originally developed by the anaesthesia / analgesia research team (led by Prof Waterman-Pearson) for use in horses and the investigation of the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of buprenorphine in this species. I also developed ethograms to try to determine behaviours potentially associated with pain following castration and this behaviour based work led to post-PhD work on the facial expression of pain in horses funded by the BVA, Animal Welfare Foundation, Norman Hayward Fund.

 

Impact

I provide lectures and practical sessions for vets and nurses undertaking continuing professional development. Subjects include pain in all domestic species and clinical anaesthesia.

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Further information about Dr Emma Love can be found here.

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Postal address:
Langford House
Langford
Bristol
BS40 5DU
United Kingdom