DVM, Cert. VA, Dip.ECVAA, Dip.ECVPT, PgCert(VetEd), FHEA, PhD, MRCVS

Associate Professor in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Clinical Pharmacology

Royal Veterinary College, UK


Ludovic graduated from the École Nationale Vétérinaire Alfort (Paris, France) in 2001, where he completed a two-year small animal internal medicine internship. He then completed a 3-year anaesthesia residency at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), London, UK where he gained his European Diploma of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Anaesthesia in 2006. He is currently co-head of the anaesthesia /analgesia service, a team strong of 26 members, operating in the different RVC referral hospitals.

Ludovic completed his pharmacology PhD at the RVC in 2010 on the roles of cyclooxygenase (COX) isoenzymes in the regulation of inflammation and the renal function in the cat (supervisors Elliott, Lees and King). Ludovic gained the European Diploma in Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology in 2014. Ludovic is now Associate Professor in Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology and Anaesthesia.

Ludovic is promoting the use of pharmacometrics to help resolve clinical questions at the level of the individual animal or populations, as in the field of antimicrobial therapeutics. His other main research interests is analgesics pharmacology: he is developing research programmes in pharmacology and pain management (acute and chronic), particularly in the area of mathematical modelling (PK/PD). Ludovic is a core founding member-webmaster of the Animal Health Modelling and Simulation Society.