External members

Companion Medicine

Dr. Amanda Craig

Dr. Amanda Craig is the director and principal consultant of Companion Medicine, a research service to conduct veterinary clinical trials with dual benefits to human and animal health. Companion Medicine follows the concept of “One medicine” where comparative clinical trials of medicines are run with the aim of linking naturally occurring animal diseases to similar human symptoms.


Veterinary Oncology Consultants

Dr. Frimberger with patient Jake

Dr. Frimberger with patient Jake

Dr. Angela Frimberger

Dr. Angela Frimberger is a board-certified veterinary medical oncologist and treats all medical cancer problems in animals. Her main area of special interest is bone marrow transplantation-based treatments and other new and emerging therapies. Angela’s goal is to significantly improve remission and cure rates for animals with cancer while still keeping quality of life as the top priority.

Small Animal Specialist Hospital (SASH)

Dr. Veronika Lang:
Specialist in Veterinary Oncology

Dr. Neil Christensen:
Resident in Veterinary Oncology

The team members of the Small Animal Specialist Hospital (SASH) are interested in cancer research, diagnostics and therapeutics and have provided expertise to numerous targeted chemotherapy trials.


School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney

Dr. Adrienne Grant

Dr. Grant has a long standing background in cell biology, biochemistry and cancer research. Dr. Grant’s earlier research has focused on the role of plasminogen in tumour metastasis, while her recent interest turned towards isolating and understanding cell signals that can induce apoptosis in human tumour cells, by using unique invertebrate model systems.

The School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney and School of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong

Prof. Thomas Madsen

Prof. Madsen’s research interests cover a wide range of topics, all based on an Evolutionary Ecological approach such as, ageing and immunology, conservation and population genetics, population dynamics and predator – prey interactions.