Dr Alex Morrow | Chair Of The International Research Consortium
STAR-IDAZ | United Kingdom

Dr Alex Morrow, Chair Of The International Research Consortium, STAR-IDAZ

Dr Alex Morrow, BA, MVB, PhD, MRCVS is veterinary surgeon with seventeen years’ experience in research working on the pathogenesis and control of Amblyomma variegatum-associated dermatophilosis, followed by four years in a research support capacity at Edinburgh University and fourteen years in his current position in research programme management with Defra where he is International Evidence Lead for Animal Health and Welfare. 
He established and coordinated for 10 years the European Collaborative Working Group (CWG) on Animal Health and Welfare research, under the EU Standing Committee on Agriculture Research, and led the associated EU-funded EMIDA ERA-NET on Emerging and Major Infectious Diseases of Animals.  He currently leads the STAR-IDAZ global network, “Global Strategic Alliances for the Coordination of Research on the Major Infectious Diseases of Animals and Zoonoses”, and the associated International Research Consortium (IRC), with a higher level of commitment to collaboration, which was launched by the European Commission in January 2016.  He now also heads the EU-funded IRC secretariat.


Oct 28th Pre-Congress Workshops @ 10:00

Workshop A: Funding & Investment for Animal Health

What investment opportunities are there to support animal and one health efforts in Europe? Attend this workshop to hear from private and public funding bodies, as well as learn from existing industry players in this space to help develop your business.Overview of the current animal health investment landscape; Where are the gaps?Funding veterinary biologics research How to partner with Big Pharma
last published: 19/Sep/19 13:06 GMT

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