Hany Elsheikha

Chair Professor

University of Nottingham

Hany Elsheikha is a professor and personal chair in interdisciplinary parasitology at University of Nottingham. He also serves as the head of ESCCAP UK & Ireland. Hany earned his PhD in molecular and evolutionary parasitology from Michigan State University. Subsequently, he was awarded the National Centre for Infectious Diseases, Centres for Disease Control and Prevention Postdoctoral Fellowship. Hany’s research ranges from the fundamental to applications in parasite biology and control. He has served on the editorial board of numerous peer-reviewed journals and has lectured at universities and conferences throughout the world.

Kelly Eyre

Clinical Lead for the Royal Canin Feline Healthy Ageing Clinic

University of Liverpool

Kelly qualified as an RVN in 2015, and went on to complete the ISFM Diploma in Feline Nursing, the ISFM Advanced Certificate in Feline Behaviour, and is currently studying towards a Masters in Anthrozoology. Kelly is now the Clinical Lead for the Royal Canin Feline Healthy Ageing Clinic at the University of Liverpool, which is a project aiming to extend the quality of life in ageing cats through research and education. In addition to the day to day running of clinic, Kelly provides education to vets, nurses and the general public on the topics of feline behavior, feline welfare, and supporting the ageing cat.