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New breakthrough in creation of feline stem cells could help develop cure for heart disease in cats and humans

In what is believed to be a world-first, researchers have identified the conditions required to generate pluripotent stem cells from domestic cats, a finding which could have significant benefits for feline and human health. The Royal

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Dr Luisa De Risio receiving the FRCVS Award from RCVS President, Amanda Boag

AHT Head of Neurology awarded RCVS Fellowship

Dr Luisa De Risio, Head of Neurology and Clinical Research at the Animal Health Trust (AHT), has been awarded the RCVS Fellowship by Meritorious Contributions to Clinical Practice. Dr Luisa De Risio has been Head of

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Max Owen, enjoying life again

AHT vets help young cat beat rare spinal condition

Fundraising news, News about cats,

AHT vets help young cat beat rare spinal condition This time last year, Max, a one-year-old Maine Coon, started to develop problems with his movement which limited his walking and jumping. Max was referred to the Animal

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Dr Luke Dutton with a cat

New project will help cats fight heart disease

Meet Dr Luke Dutton, the newest member of our stem cell research team. In collaboration with the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), Luke is working with our Head of Stem Cell Research, Dr Debbie Guest, on

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Mimi with vet nurse Kerry before she went home.

Mimi is on the mend thanks to AHT vets

A 12 and a half year old Maine Coon, Mimi, has had major brain surgery to remove a cancerous tumour. Mimi’s balance and co-ordination started to deteriorate over a couple of months, then suddenly got

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