School of Veterinary Medicine and Science

Katie Waine



C01, Gateway Building


Katie qualified as a veterinary surgeon from the University of Bristol in 2008. She worked in mixed and farm animal veterinary practice for five years before completing at PhD at the University of Nottingham.  In February 2017 Katie started a Senior Clinical Training Scholarship (Residency) in farm animal veterinary pathology funded by AHDB Beef & Lamb and MSD Animal Health.  

Degree Registration:

Master of Veterinary Medicine (MVM), due for completion in January 2020.

School Research Theme:

Population Health and Welfare and Comparative Medicine

Research Topic:

Laryngeal chondritis in sheep

Summary of Research:

Laryngeal chondritis is an acute upper respiratory tract disease affecting the arytenoid cartilages of the larynx.  Little is known about the pathogenesis of this condition and why some breeds of sheep are more commonly affected than others.  This research project will aim to identify phenotypic differences between sheep breeds that are more susceptible and less susceptible to the condition.

Research Supervisors:

Primary Funding Source:

  • AHDB Beef & Lamb
  • MSD Animal Health


  • WAINE, K., POLLEDO, L. and BAIKER, K. (2015) Getting the most out of your pathology service Veterinary Times.
  • WAINE, K. and BRENNAN, M. (2015) Clinical audit in veterinary practice: theory v reality. In Practice 37: pp.545-549.


School of Veterinary Medicine and Science

University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
Leicestershire, LE12 5RD

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