BVSc MSc DZooMed DipECZM MACVS(Surg) FRES FRSB FRGS MRCVS
Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons recognised Specialist in Zoo & Wildlife Medicine
European recognised Specialist in Zoo Health Management
Comparative surgery, in particular minimally invasive "keyhole" surgery in all species of wildlife Native Scottish wildlife species conservation medicine, wildlife diseases, and rehabilitation. All aspects of captive and wild penguin species health, management, and nutrition. Wildlife veterinary capacity building.
Romain specialises in wildlife surgery, and particularly minimally invasive (keyhole) surgery, having performed procedures, on species ranging in size from a gecko to a giraffe, in locations from Brazil to Vietnam.
Special Lecturer in Zoo & Wildlife medicine,
University of Nottingham Head of the Veterinary Service,
Scottish SPCA National Wildlife Rescue Centre
Veterinary Advisor, EAZA Penguin Taxon Advisory Group
Veterinary Advisor, EAZA Common squirrel monkey EEP
IUCN Wildlife health Specialist Group member
Director, Zoological Medicine Ltd, Scotland.
Chief Editor for www.veterinarylaparoscopy.com
Chairman of the Board, Wildlife Surgery International
International Wildlife Surgery Advisor, Free The Bears Fund
For all of Romain's publications please visit his researchgate page
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Following the feathers - counting capercaillie in the Cairngorms
It's possible that there are now less than 1,000 capercaillie left in the UK and almost all of them live in the Cairngorms National Park. Read on to find out more about how Jal and Jean-Marc from the RZSS WildGenes team are using DNA from feathers to help the Cairngorms Capercaillie Project understand more about the population in the wild.
Always smile at a (Siamese) crocodile
For the past three years, the RZSS WildGenes laboratory has been working with Fauna & Flora International (FFI) and the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) to develop the first conservation genetics laboratory in Cambodia. Our very first training visit began back in 2016.