Natalie graduated from the University of Liverpool and completed her PhD at the Royal Veterinary College researching chronic kidney disease (CKD) in cats. Natalie undertook her residency training at Bristol Veterinary School sponsored by International Cat Care. Natalie is a European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine and Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Specialist in Feline Medicine. Natalie has numerous publications related to CKD in cats and has been awarded the International Renal Interest Society award in recognition of her contribution to the advancement of this field. Natalie is also one of only a few vets to be awarded a prestigious Wellcome Trust Fellowship. Natalie’s clinical research interests include renal filtration function, CKD, the endothelial glycocalyx and diabetic nephropathy.