Small Animal Clinical Sciences Faculty

Ilektra Athanasiadi, DVM, Dr. Med. Vet., MS, ACVR-RO trained

Assistant Professor
Radiation Oncology
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Education

  • 2019
    Master of Science
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
    Purdue University
    West Lafayette, Indiana
  • 2014
    Dr. Med. Vet.
    Vetsuisse Faculty
    University of Zurich
    Switzerland
  • 2006
    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    Aristotle University
    Thessaloniki, Greece

Research Interests & Experience

  • Studying radiation-induced brain injury to find drugs that can protect normal brain tissue during irradiation
  • Palliative radiation therapy protocols to alleviate pain and maintain quality of life
  • Stereotactic radiation therapy

Professional Experience

  • 2019-present
    Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology
    Department Small Animal Clinical Sciences
    VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2016-2019
    Resident
    Radiation Oncology
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
    Purdue University
    Lafayette, IN
  • 2014-2016
    Clinician
    Animal Oncology and Imaging Center
    Zug, Switzerland
  • 2011-2013
    Clinician
    Small Animal Clinic
    Division of Radiation Oncology
    Vetsuisse Faculty
    University of Zurich
    Switzerland
  • 2010-2011
    Rotating Internship
    Small Animal Clinic
    University of Veterinary Medicine
    Hannover, Germany