Jacqui Matthews

Professor Jacqui Matthews, a qualified veterinarian, has worked in livestock/equine helminth research and education for more than 25 years. Her group works on roundworms and their research spans sub-unit vaccine development, anthelmintic resistance and epidemiology. She has published over 125 peer-reviewed research papers and numerous lay articles, as well as given many presentations to industry, stakeholder and scientific audiences. She has won over £13 million in external funding, with highlight outputs being discovery of a sub-unit vaccine for control of brown stomach worm in sheep and development of an diagnostic test for cyathostominosis in horses. Professor Matthews has taught or examined at most UK veterinary schools and holds a Ministerial appointment as Parasitology Expert on the UK Veterinary Products Committee. She is currently based at Moredun, Edinburgh, and is Honorary Professor at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh.

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