Meet The Team

Iain Grant

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

Iain qualified from Bristol University in 1990 and worked in general practice for twelve years. In 2007, he completed a residency in the United States

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and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the subspecialty of oncology.

Iain is an internationally recognised specialist and educator in the field of veterinary oncology. Through work in academia and now in private practice, he is responsible for the treatment of small animal patients with a wide range of cancer presentations, and has experience in the training of students, interns and residents.

Spela Bavcar

DVM Dipl ECVIM-Ca (Oncology) MRCVS European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Oncology RCVS recognised Specialist in Veterinary Oncology

Spela graduated in 2010 from Veterinary Faculty in Ljubljana, Slovenia. After two extensive oncology externships in the USA

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Spela undertook an internship at a private practice in the Netherlands followed by a residency in Oncology at Edinburgh University, where she is now Head of Oncology and a Lecturer in Small Animal Oncology.

Josephine Jones


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. She subsequently spent four years in the United States both in private practice and at the University of Minnesota.

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Jo became the oncology nurse at the University of Liverpool Small Animal Teaching Hospital in 2007. Her responsibilities have included sourcing, preparing and overseeing the safe administration of chemotherapy agents. Jo also provides support and guidance to students and staff rotating through the busy oncology department. She has lectured on chemotherapy administration and patient aftercare.

Her primary role within Chemopet is to procure chemotherapy agents and disposables, individually prepare pharmaceuticals and oversee delivery of goods.

Jo also offers education and advice to veterinarians and support staff and is involved in delivering CPD both in house and regionally.

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.