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Focus Meeting on Knee Osteotomies

Clements Dylan - Chair of Small Animal Orthopaedics

Clements Dylan

Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
Roslin, United Kingdom

Dylan is a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and EBVS® European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery and holds a Personal Chair of Small Animal Orthopaedics at the University of Edinburgh. Dylan is interested in all aspects of clinical veterinary orthopaedics, including fracture repair and joint replacement surgery, and contributes regularly to research into musculoskeletal conditions affecting dogs and cats. Dylan leads the ground breaking Dogslife study (www.dogslife.ac.uk) which is shaping our understanding of the environmental and genetic causes of disease in dogs. Dylan was made a Fellow of the RCVS in 2017, awarded the BSAVA Simon Award in 2018 and the Petplan Charitable Trust Scientific Award in 2019.

Dylan graduated from the University of Liverpool in 1997, having also gained an intercalated degree at the University of Edinburgh in 1995. He worked at the PDSA in Liverpool before completing a surgical training post at the University of Glasgow, and a PhD for studies into the molecular genetics of canine osteoarthritis at the university of Liverpool. Dylan returned to the University of Edinburgh in 2007. Dylan was the Head of Small Animal Surgery from 2019-2022, awarded a Personal Chair in 2020, and became the Academic Head of Companion Animal Sciences in 2022. He was the Interim Head of School between May 2023 and August 2023, and is currently the Deputy Head of School.

8 March (Friday)