van Loon G.
Publications in IVIS
Gunther Van Loon graduated from Ghent University, Belgium, in 1992 and has worked at Ghent University’s Department of Large Animal Internal Medicine ever since. In 2001 he finished his PhD on ‘Atrial pacing and experimental atrial fibrillation in equines’. In 2004 he became a diplomate of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine and in 2011, an associate member of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. In 2015 he received the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) award for clinical research (Liverpool, UK) and, in addition, the prestigious Merial Applied Equine Research Award for outstanding research regarding ‘Advances in Equine Cardiology’, awarded by the World Equine Veterinary Association (Guadalajara, Mexico). Gunther is professor in large animal internal medicine at Ghent University and is head of the equine internal medicine clinic and of the equine cardioteam. he is president of the Belgian Equine Practitioners Society and associate editor of the Journal of Veterinary Cardiology. His major interests are in the fields of equine internal medicine, cardiology (arrhythmias, electrophysiology, cardiac pacing, electro-anatomical mapping, echocardiography, TDI, 2D ST, biomarkers), vascular diseases and thoracic and abdominal ultrasound.