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Case Studies / Testimonials

Do you have any cases you can share with us where you’ve used a SENSITEST allergy test as part of your work-up for dermatological or gastro-intestinal symptoms? Has this been beneficial for assisting with exclusion diets or environmental avoidance/allergen-specific immunotherapy? Please contact our marketing team and as a thank you we’ll send some foodie treats for your practice (UK only).

Recent Publications/Clinical Papers

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Dermatology Consultants

Professor Richard Halliwell


Professor Halliwell has had a very distinguished career. He received both his veterinary degree and PhD from the University of Cambridge. He spent five years in small animal practice and the remainder of his career has been spent in academia – at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Florida, and latterly the University of Edinburgh. He served as Dean for six years, and is now a Professor Emeritus.

Richard has served as President of both the American and European Colleges of Veterinary Dermatology, the World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology Association and the RCVS. He has authored over 100 peer-reviewed papers on dermatology and clinical immunology. Richard continues to teach and is currently part-time Professor at St Georges Veterinary School in Grenada, acts as a consultant to a number of veterinary companies and is actively involved in European, American and World Veterinary Dermatology events.

Dr Tim Nuttall BSc BVSc CertVD PhD CBiol MSB MRCVS

Dr Tim Nuttall graduated from the University of Bristol in 1992. After three years in general practice he joined the dermatology service at the University of Edinburgh as a resident and later studied for a PhD on canine atopic dermatitis. He joined the University of Liverpool in 2001 and in 2004 was made Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Dermatology. Tim developed a busy referral dermatology clinic, which now sees over 1000 appointments each year. He also had an active research programme, studying antimicrobial resistance, host-pathogen interactions and the genetics of canine atopic dermatitis. In August 2013 he returned to the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies as Head of Dermatology.

Tim has written over 70 clinical and scientific publications, is a co-author of the second edition of A Colour Handbook of Skin Diseases of the Dog and Cat, and has presented over 100 lectures throughout the world. In addition, Tim has served on RCVS, BSAVA, ESVD and DEFRA scientific committees, the International Committee on Atopic Diseases in Animals, is a scientific advisor to the Bella Moss Foundation and has been a co-editor of Veterinary Dermatology. In 2014 he was received the BSAVA Woodrow Award for outstanding contributions to veterinary medicine.

In his spare time Tim enjoys Munro-bagging (238 and counting), cycling and single malt whisky.