DWR Staff | Clinical Pathologist

Paola Monti

DVM MSc FRCPath DipACVP (Clinical Pathology) MRCVS

American Specialist in Veterinary Clinical Pathology

RCVS-Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Pathology

Honorary Associate Professor, University of Nottingham

Paola qualified from the University of Bologna (Italy) in 2002. She obtained a Masters degree in Veterinary Small Animal Cardiology in 2004 and moved to the UK in 2005. After 3 years in small animal practice. she started Residency in Clinical Pathology at the University of Cambridge and obtained both the ACVP and FRCPath diplomas. In 2015 she achieved RCVS Specialist Status. Paola joined DWR in 2012 as a Clinical Pathologist Consultant. She has a special interest in laboratory quality management and cytology. She is a Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath) examiner for veterinary clinical pathology, author of several publications and co-author of the Cytology and Quality Assurance chapters of the BSAVA Manual of Veterinary Clinical Pathology.

Berlato, D., Murphy, S., Monti, P., Stewart, J., Newton, J.R., Flindall, A. and Maglennon, G.A. (2015) Comparison of mitotic index and Ki67 index in the prognostication of canine cutaneous mast cell tumours. J. vet. comp Oncol. 13 (2), 143–150.

Cian, F., Monti, P. and Durham, A. (2015) Cytology of the lower respiratory tract in horses: an updated review. Equine vet. Educ. 27 (10), 544-553.

Stewart, J. and Monti P. (2015) What is your diagnosis? Perianal mass in a dog. J. vet. clin. Pathol. 44 (4): 615–616.

Monti, P. and Villiers, E. (2013) Magic mirror on the wall, Who is the fairest of them all?: You, my Queen, are fairest of all! J. vet. clin. Pathol. 42 (3): 250–251.

Berlato, D., Stewart, J., Newton, R., Maglennon, G.A., Monti, P., Flindall, A. and Murphy, S. (2012) Evaluation of minichromosome maintenance protein 7 as a prognostic marker in canine cutaneous mast cell tumours. J. vet. comp Oncol. 10 (2),135-142.

Monti, P., Benchekroun, G., Berlato, D. and Archer, J. (2012) Initial evaluation of canine urinary cystatin C as a marker of renal tubular function. J. small Anim. Pract. 53 (5), 254-259.

Books and book chapters

Monti, P. and Archer, J. (2016) Quality Assurance and Interpretation of Laboratory Data. In: BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Clinical Pathology.

Monti, P. and Cian, F. (2016) Diagnostic Cytology. In: BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Clinical Pathology.

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