Brian Aldridge

BVSC, PHD, MS, DACVIM, RCVS

Education

  • BVSc, 1984, University of Liverpool
  • Resident, Food Animal Medicine and Surgery, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, 1992.
  • MS, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, focusing on bovine neonatal septicemia, 1992.
  • PhD., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dissertation: Role of maternal lymphocytes in the immune system of the newborn calf., August 1992-August 1993

Professional Certifications

  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Industry Positions

  • Clinical Farm Animal Veterinarian, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, UK,October 2011-October 2012.
  • Director, eVeterinary Academy, TGS Illuminate, Harpenden, Herts, UK, January 2011-October 2012.
  • Chair, Farm Animal Health and Production Group, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, RoyalVeterinary College, University of London, North Mymms, Herts, UK, October 2005-December 2010.
  • Head, Population Medicine Group, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, North Mymms, Herts, UK, October 2005-December 2010.
  • Associate Professor, Large Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA, September 2003-October 2005.
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, College of Agriculture, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA, July 2004-October 2012.
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California-Davis, USA, and The Marine Mammal Center, GGNRA, Marin Headlands, Sausalito, CA, February 1999-September 2003.
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Animal Health and Biomedical Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.,December 1998-January 1999.
  • PhD, Department of Animal Health and Biomedical Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, August 1993 to December 1998. 
  • General Practitioner; self-employed veterinary locum, August 1992-August 1993.

Honors and Awards

  • American Association of Veterinary Immunologists Graduate Student Award for paper entitled “Transfer of maternal immune cells to the newborn calf” presented at the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, Chicago, November 1998.
  • Department of Animal Health and Biomedical Sciences Travel Award to attend summer program studying the design and analysis of clinical trials. New England Epidemiology Institute, Tufts University, Boston, June 1997.
  • American Association of Veterinary Immunologists Graduate Student Award for paper entitled “Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis: a rapid method for differentiating bovine class II MHC alleles” presented at the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, Chicago, November 1996.
  • American Association of Bovine Practitioners Graduate Student Research Award: $10,000 to examine the influence of colostral lymphocytes on the immune system of the newborn calf, 1994.
  • Pfizer Food Animal Teaching Award. Outstanding teacher in Food Animal Section, Colorado State University, 1992.
  • Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association Award. Contributions to the student body, Colorado State University, 1992.
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