Julien graduated from the University of Bern in Switzerland, in 2002. He did a rotating internship in the same institution from 2003 to 2004. His medicine residency was a joint program between the University of Bern and of Louisiana State University from 2005 to 2008. Julien joined afterwards the University of Liverpool as a lecturer for 2 years. He then worked as a Consultant in Small Animal Medicine for IDEXX before undertaking a PhD at the University of Melbourne. During his PhD that was completed in 2019, Julien studied dogs with gastro-intestinal disease and new ways to monitor dogs treated with immunosuppressants. Currently, Julien is as a lecturer at the University of Melbourne. He teaches final year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) students during their clinical rotations in small group and delivers formal lectures to third year DVM students. Julien also supervises resident training to become small animal medicine specialists and is regularly involved in continuing education for veterinarians in Australia and abroad. Julien’s main interests in medicine include gastrointestinal disease, immune-mediated disease, endocrinology, and haematology.