05th November 2021
near Stuttgart, Southern Germany (Stuttgart Airport)
After graduation as an equine veterinarian in 2008, Annelies completed a PhD at Ghent University in equine echocardiography (tissue Doppler imaging and two-dimensional speckle tracking for quantification of left ventricular function). Since 2012, she works as a postdoctoral research fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders, investigating the influence of pulmonary hypertension and exercise training on right ventricular function. In 2015, Annelies was appointed as part-time professor in veterinary clinical and communicative skills at Ghent University. Her areas of major professional interest are equine cardiology, ultrasound and exercise physiology.