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Sian Lazell

Sian joined the Animal Pharm team in February 2015 after graduating with a degree in English Literature with Psychology from Bath Spa University.

Sian writes about emerging start-up companies and new research from academia. She is especially interested in the pet health space, as well as the introduction of digital technology for both companion animals and livestock. She also has an interest in increasing Animal Pharm's equine coverage, as she owns horses herself.

In addition to covering animal health news and conducting interviews with worldwide companies, Sian also works on the evolving Animal Pharm Product Approvals Index.
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PetBioCell sets sights on global expansion for dendritic cell technology

PetBioCell is developing a dendritic cell therapy as an immunological treatment for cancer in companion animals. Animal Pharm analyst Sian Lazell spoke to the firm at the Animal Health Investment Europe forum in London, where it won an Innovation Showcase Award for the technology.

Companion Animals Cancer

Silver Lake Research launches new high-accuracy rapid ASF test

California-based Silver Lake Research has developed a new diagnostic for African swine fever (ASF).

Diagnostics Porcine

Oculyze brings image recognition diagnostic technology to cow uterine health

Founded in 2016, Oculyze is a spin-out of the Technical University of Applied Sciences in Wildau, Germany. Animal Pharm analyst Sian Lazell spoke to the firm's product manager and veterinarian Hannah-Sophie Braun about how it is taking tech from the beverage sector into the cow health space.

Equipment & Technology Bovine

Manna Pro Products expands pet antiparasitics offering with Promika transaction

US companion animal goods manufacturer Manna Pro Products has acquired Promika Pet Brands for an undisclosed fee.

Companion Animals M&A

Hormel joins list of ractopamine-free suppliers, eyes China sales

US food producer Hormel Foods plans stop using ractopamine in its hog supply in an effort to access market opportunity in China.

United States Hogs & Pork

Pirbright charts complete ASF genome, discovers novel genes

UK scientists claim to have mapped the genome of African swine fever (ASF) and identified new genes. 

Research African swine fever
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