Séverine Tasker joins AniCura’s Scientific Council

Séverine Tasker, Chief Medical Officer for the UK veterinary group Linnaeus and honorary professor in feline medicine at the university of Bristol in the UK, joins AniCura’s Scientific Council as a new member. Séverine Tasker is a well-known researcher in the veterinary field and will play an important role in developing clinical research within AniCura.

AniCura’s Scientific Council was established in 2013 to promote evidence-based care, research and quality across AniCura. The council reviews applications and allocates funds from AniCura’s Research Fund.

In May, Séverine Tasker was appointed new member of AniCura’s Scientific Council. Séverine is a professor and European specialist in internal medicine (Diplomate ECVIM) since 2003.  She is also a specialist in feline medicine. Séverine is a well-known researcher within feline medicine and infectious diseases, notably haemoplasma and feline coronavirus infections, and has authored over 135 research papers in peer-reviewed journals. Since 2018, she has been Chief Medical Officer at Linnaeus, a Mars Petcare company offering high-quality veterinary care across the UK. 

- We are pleased to welcome Séverine Tasker to AniCura’s Scientific Council. She has a strong scientific track record within feline medicine and will be key to develop clinical research within AniCura, says Anna Tidholm, chairman of AniCura’s Scientific Council.

- I am honored to join AniCura’s Scientific Council and contribute to the development of clinical research across Europe and look forward to developing the collaboration between Linnaeus and AniCura, says Séverine Tasker, professor in feline medicine and Chief Medical Officer at Linnaeus.

In June, the research projects and veterinarians who will receive funding from AniCura’s Research Fund in 2019 will be announced.

For further information, please contact
Maria Tullberg, Group Communications Manager AniCura, +46 736 268 886

About AniCura

AniCura is a family of well-known animal hospitals and clinics specialised in veterinary care for companion animals. Born out of the idea that sharing resources creates opportunities for better veterinary care, the company was established in 2011 as the first merger of companion animal hospitals in the Nordic region. Today, AniCura is a role model within specialised veterinary care and a valued partner for pet owners and referring veterinarians across Europe.

AniCura offers a wide range of high-quality medical services covering preventive and basic health care as well as advanced diagnostics, internal medicine, intensive care, surgery and orthopaedics. AniCura also provides rehabilitation, physiotherapy and dietary advice and offers selected pet food and care products.

AniCura provides modern, high-quality veterinary care for pets at 250 European locations and creates peace of mind for pet owners through excellent access and patient safety. Every year, AniCura’s 5 000 passionate veterinary professionals attend to more than 2.5 million companion animal patients. AniCura is a trusted training and referral body.

For information on how AniCura is working to shape the future of veterinary care, please visit our website www.anicuragroup.com

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AniCura is a family of well-known animal hospitals and clinics specialised in veterinary care for companion animals. Born out of the idea that sharing resources creates opportunities for better veterinary care, the company was established in 2011 as the first merger of companion animal hospitals in the Nordic region. Today, AniCura is a role model within specialised veterinary care and a valued partner for pet owners and referring veterinarians across Europe. The company offers a wide range of high quality medical services covering preventive and basic health care as well as advanced diagnostics, internal medicine, intensive care, surgery and orthopaedics. AniCura also provides rehabilitation, physiotherapy and dietary advice and offers selected pet food and care products. For information on how AniCura is working to shape the future of veterinary care, please visit our website www.anicuragroup.com

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I am honored to join AniCura’s Scientific Council and contribute to the development of clinical research across Europe and look forward to developing the collaboration between Linnaeus and AniCura
Séverine Tasker, professor in feline medicine and Chief Medical Officer at Linnaeus