DVM PhD DipECVN FHEA FRCVS
Nicolas received his veterinary degree from the National Veterinary School of Alfort, France, in 2002, where he completed an internship and his neurology and neurosurgery training to become a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Neurology in 2006. He ran the neurology and neurosurgery service at the Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital, University of Cambridge until 2008 and obtained a PhD in neuroscience in 2012 there. He continued his research and teaching as Senior Lecturer at the University of Bristol from 2012 to 2016.
He now works as a clinical neurologist at Bristol Veterinary Specialists (Highcroft referrals) part of CVS referrals, where he provides state-of-the art diagnostics and treatments for companion animals with neurological conditions. Nicolas is Senior Research Fellow at the Royal Veterinary College, where his research is based.
His main interest and research focus on treatments for spinal cord injury in dogs, including transplantation of cells for spinal cord regeneration and repair, clinical trials for new therapies, and neuromodulation for incontinence control. Nicolas offers unique procedures, such as implantation of sacral neuroprosthese for incontinence control, urodynamics, and also hypophysectomy in dogs and cats.