The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Prof David Argyle

Prof David Argyle

William Dick Chair of Veterinary Clinical Studies

Prof David Argyle

Biography

David Argyle graduated from the University of Glasgow veterinary School and subsequently worked in general practice. He returned to Glasgow to complete a PhD in the department of Veterinary Pathology and then worked as a lecturer and senior lecturer in clinical oncology in the Department of Clinical Studies. In 2002, he became Associate Professor of clinical oncology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. In 2005 he returned to the UK to take the William Dick Chair of clinical studies at the University of Edinburgh. On his return he set up the R(D)SVS Cancer and Imaging Centre.  He in an RCVS and European Specialist in Veterinary Oncology, a Diplomat of the European College of Internal Medicine in Oncology and is co-scientific editor of the Journal of Veterinary and Comparative Oncology. Within the R(D)SVS he is the Dean of Veterinary Medicine and Head of School and is also the Deputy Head of The College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicne.  he has overall responsibility for the School including it's research arm, the Roslin Institute. In 2016 he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.  In the same year he was elected Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (for meritorious contributions to veterinary research).