Pirie R. S.
Publications in IVIS
Scott graduated from the “Dick Vet” in 1989 and returned following a 2 year period in equine practice in Ireland. Following a spell in the University first opinion clinic, he joined the Equine Medicine department of the Equine Hospital. Throughout his career at the “Dick Vet”, Scott has undertaken both clinical and research activities; the latter including a 3 year PhD program investigating equine allergic airway disease and a 3 year research sabbatical studying Equine Grass Sickness. His clinical activities include all aspects of equine internal medicine, with a particular focus on equine respiratory and gastrointestinal disorders. He is a diplomat of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine (ECEIM) and recognised Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and European specialist in this field. He has published extensively in the clinical and scientific literature and his current research activities are focussed on equine grass sickness, post-operative ileus and innate immunity in the equine lung.