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Prof Jonathan Elliott

Jonathan Elliott
  • Location: London
  • Year of Fellowship: 2023
  • Route to Fellowship: Meritorious Contributions to the Profession

Field of work

Veterinary schools

Areas of special interest

  • Nephrology
  • Pharmacology
  • Cardiology

Areas of support

  • Collaborative research
  • One Health Agenda
  • Professional mentoring
  • Promoting knowledge and best practice
  • Translating research into veterinary practice

Professional positions

  • Professor of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology, Royal Veterinary College
  • Member of the International Renal Interest Society (IRIS) Board
  • Member of the APHA's Scientific Advisory Board
  • Honorary Professor, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, University of Melbourne


  • Pfizer Academic Award (1998)
  • BSAVA Amoroso Award (2001)
  • Petplan Charitable Trust Award (2005)
  • ESVNU Scientific Award (2007)
  • BSAVA Woodrow Award (2019).


Jonathan Elliott is currently Professor in Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology at the Royal Veterinary College. A Cambridge Veterinary Graduate, his PhD was in vascular biology at the Department of Pharmacology in Cambridge and post-graduate clinical training was undertaken at the University of Pennsylvania.

He joined the RVC in 1990 as a lecturer in Veterinary Pharmacology and developed research interests in feline kidney disease and hypertension and equine laminitis.

His research has resulted in a number of awards recognising the impact of his work on clinical practice, including the Pfizer Academic Award (1998), BSAVA Amoroso Award (2001), Petplan Charitable Trust Award (2005), ESVNU Scientific Award (2007) and BSAVA Woodrow Award (2019).
His is a board member of the International Renal Interest Society and a was president of the European College of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology (2018-2021). He has published more than 235 international peer reviewed original papers and reviews and supervised 38 PhD students to completion.

He has served on the Veterinary Products Committee, BBSRC's Committee E and is currently a member of APHA's Scientific Advisory Board and Secretary to the Scientific Committee of Petplan Charitable Trust.

From 2004-2021 he served as Vice Principal for Research and Innovation at the RVC leading the research strategy for the College and taking responsibility for the submission of last three research excellence framework (REF) exercises.

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