VIN Consultants and Editors

Focus: Oncology

Associate Editor

Kurt Verkest

Kurt Verkest

Honors Awards and Fellowships

  • Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists, Member (MANZCVS) Small Animal Medicine, 2001


  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, 1995
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Queensland, 2011
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Biology, University of Queensland, 1995

Current Professional Activities

  • Director and Consultant in Oncology, Pets Central (Hong Kong)
  • Special interest in small animal oncology
  • Director of VetWrite, scientific writing for veterinarians

Past Professional Activities

  • Owned and managed a small animal practice on the outskirts of Brisbane, Queensland.

Marital Status

  • This section is undergoing renovation — we apologise for any inconvenience


  • 1 daughter (Yavanna) who is much older than she should be.


  • All gone...


  • Reading
  • Birdwatching
  • Rock climbing

Favorite Quote

"When the student is ready, the teacher appears” ? —source uncertain.

What I Like Most About VIN

The wealth of information attracted me, but the sense of community keeps me addicted.

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