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Katarina Hazuchova is a senior clinician and lecturer in Small Animal Internal Medicine at the Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen, Germany. Katarina Hazuchova qualified as doctor of veterinary medicine from the University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Brno, Czech Republic, in 2010. She then completed rotating internship and residency in small animal internal medicine, and became a Diplomate of European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Companion Animals in 2017.

Following her residency, Katarina joined the Royal Veterinary College, University of London, United Kingdom, in 2016 to undertake a PhD on genetics of feline diabetes mellitus. She defended her PhD thesis entitled “Identification of susceptibility genes for feline diabetes mellitus” in 2020. After passing her PhD, she moved back to the Giessen University, where she is currently working.Katarina Hazuchova’s research interests are endocrine diseases of small animals, with special interest in feline diabetes mellitus and feline thyroid diseases. She is also interested in acute phase proteins in cats and their use in diagnostics.


Clinic for Small Animals, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen Frankfurter Str. 114
Giessen, Hessen 35392

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