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Summer School of Veterinary Endocrinology 2020

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Nadja S. Sieber-Ruckstuhl

PD, Dr. med. vet, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ECVIM-CA

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Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • 2014 Assistant Professor for Veterinary Endocrinology
  • 2012 Privatdozentin of the University of Zurich
  • 2011 Habilitation in Small Animal Internal Medicine, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Title: Canine hyperadrenocorticism: hormonal alterations before and during trilostane therapy and their associations with adrenal necrosis.
  • 2006 Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Companion Animal)
  • 2004 Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
  • 2000 Doctoral thesis in Veterinary Medicine. Title: DNA-Vaccination against FeLV with IL-12 as adjuvant. Mentor: Prof. Dr. H. Lutz, Clinical Laboratory, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Education/Research Assignments Abroad

  • 2002- 2003 Visiting Internal Medicine Resident at the Animal Teaching Hospital, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA (1 year)
  • 1999 Visiting researcher in molecular biology in the laboratory of MOLOGEN AG, Berlin, Germany, Chairman executive board: Prof. Dr. B. Wittig (4 months)
  • 1993 Language study, University of Tasmania, Australia (4 months)

Education/Postdoctoral Training

  • 1999-2000 Doctoral thesis in Veterinary Medicine. Title: DNA-Vaccination against FeLV with IL-12 as adjuvant. Mentor: Prof. Dr. H. Lutz, Clinical Laboratory, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1998 Graduation in Veterinary Medicine, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1993-1998 School of Veterinary Medicine, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Professional Experience

  • 2004-present Senior Assistant (“Oberärztin”) at the Clinic for Small Animal Internal Medicine, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2001-2004 Residency in Internal Medicine at the Clinic for Small Animal Internal Medicine, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Zurich , Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2000-2001 Internship at the Clinic for Small Animal Internal Medicine, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Professional Organization/Memberships

  • 2006-present European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • 2004-present European Society of Veterinary Endocrinology
  • 2004-present American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine