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Niek Beijerink

University of Sydney
Associate Professor

Niek Beijerink is Associate Professor at the School of Veterinary Science, Sydney University, where he works since 2011. He is a European board certified (ECVIM) specialist in veterinary cardiology.

Research: His main research interests are on genetics, pathophysiology and treatment of mitral valve disease and heart failure in dogs. Other research projects are on CT angiography of congenital heart disease, pathology of mitral valve disease, genetics of ventricular septal defects in horses, and the pathogenesis of short QT-syndrome in kangaroos. He is one of the authors of the Chapter on ‘Congenital Heart Disease’ in the new edition of the ‘Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine’ (the Ettinger).

Teaching: Niek teaches cardiorespiratory medicine in the BVSc and DVM degrees at Sydney University. He is supervising 2 PhD students, and several Master students.