Meet The Team

Chemopet was established in 2012 by Iain and Jo.

Our aim was to assist vets with both the provision of prepared chemotherapy doses and clinical support knowing this would lead to enhanced level of safety for the patients, staff and the clinic environment.

Iain Grant

BVSC MRCVS DipACVIM (medical oncology) American and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Oncology

Iain qualified from Bristol University in 1990 and after beginning his career in general practice undertook residency training in medical oncology at The Universities of California, Davis and Ohio State University, becoming a specialist of The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2007.

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Iain returned to the UK in 2008 and has worked in both academia and private practice since. As well as managing small animal cancer patients himself, Iain enjoys teaching and has mentored both interns and residents.

Iain is currently vice president of The European Society of Veterinary Oncology and is an RCVS registered specialist in oncology.

Isabel Amores-Fuster

Isabel Amores-Fuster DVM FHEA DipECVIM-CA (Onc) MRCVS RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Oncology (Small Animals) and EBVS® European Specialist in Small Animal Oncology
 
Isabel qualified from the Veterinary School of Zaragoza University (Spain) in June 2006. After spending one and a half years working in the emergency service of a hospital in Madrid, she moved to England to work as a first opinion vet in a referral practice in Manchester.
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In April 2009 she started a one year rotating internship at Cambridge University where she pursued her interest in Oncology. In July 2010 she moved to the University of Liverpool to start her residency in Oncology.

In April 2017 she qualified as a European Specialist in Veterinary Oncology and is currently a senior lecturer at the University of Liverpool.

Dr David Killick

David Killick BVetMed PgCE-LTHE PhD CertSAM DipECVIM-CA (Onc) FHEA FRCVS RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Oncology (Small Animals) and EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Oncology (Small Animals)

David qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 2003. He worked in mixed and then small animal practice for the next 4 years.

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Between 2007 and 2010 David was a resident in Veterinary Oncology at the University of Liverpool. After his residency he returned to the RVC to study for a PhD identifying novel targets for anti-cancer immunotherapy.

David was awarded the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons certificate in small animal medicine in 2008 and the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Diploma in Veterinary Oncology in 2011.

From 2014 David has been a senior lecturer in Veterinary Oncology at the University of Liverpool.

Josephine Jones

RVN

Jo gained her nursing qualification in 1994, and after a period of locum work became the head nurse at a small animal hospital in Gloucester. Subsequently she spent four years in the United States both in private practice and at the University of Minnesota.

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In 2007 Jo joined the oncology department at the University of Liverpool Small Animal Teaching Hospital and divided her time between the chemotherapy and radiotherapy patients.

Clara Macfarlane

Clara started her nursing career in 2000 and gained her qualification in 2007. After spending 10 years in a first opinion mixed practice, Clara moved to into referral nursing where she worked in both dermatology and oncology departments.

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During this time Clara has continued to further her knowledge and gained a post graduate certificate in veterinary business management. Clara joined the Chemopet team in August 2021.

Sarah Costello & Jo Wareing

Both Sarah and Jo bring a love of cats and a wealth of experience to the administration side of the business. They are on hand to assist with routine account and ordering queries or can arrange a call back if you have a more specific request. They are the friendly voices on the phone and will monitor your e-mail correspondence.