Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 7UU
Emma had worked with horses since leaving school, originally started at a riding school and livery yard before leaving to train horses for a circus in Germany where she also found herself working with elephants and camels. She returned to the UK working in the Equine Centre at the AHT for 6 years before joining the Pathology department as a Pathology Technician. In her spare time, Emma enjoys dog agility and training and socialising with friends.
Emma is the lead post-mortem technician for the Trust’s Equine Influenza and Equine Strangles research and is responsible for sample collection. She also coordinates and facilitates sample collection to further Dr. Mike Starkey’s genetic research into oncology biomarkers.
Expertise & Interests:
Emma’s areas of primary interest are neonatal deaths, focusing on equine and canine abortions and stillbirths. She has particular experience in overseeing RSPCA casework. Other interests include equine anatomy and speciality processing of bone samples to evaluate fracture injuries.
The Animal Health Trust is a veterinary charity, based in Suffolk, which offers clinical referral services and diagnostic testing for horses, dogs and cats in East Anglia, across the UK and internationally. Through its research programmes it develops new diagnostic tests, treatments and vaccines to help thousands of animals.