Liz Bode - Contributor Profile


Liz graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2006. Following this she embarked on a PhD at the University of Manchester and was awarded her doctorate in 2013 for her thesis on cardiac calcium handling in heart failure and ageing.Liz started her residency in small animal cardiology at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh in 2014. In 2019 Liz was awarded Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. She joined Chestergates Veterinary Specialists in 2020, setting up a new cardiology service at this referral hospital.

Published Papers

  • Bode, E.F, Markby, G. R, Boag, A.M, Martinez-Pereira, Y, Corcoran, B. M, Farquharson, C, Sooy, K, Homer, N.Z.M, Jamieson, P.M, and Culshaw, G.J. (2020) Glucocorticoid metabolism and the action of 11 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 2 in canine congestive heart failure. Veterinary Journal. 258:
  • van Hoek, I, Hodgkiss-Geere, H, Bode, E.F, Hamilton-Elliott, J, Motskula, P, Palermo, V, Martinez-Pereira, Y, Culshaw, G.J, Ivanova, A. & Dukes McEwan, J. (2020) Associations between echocardiography, cardiac biomarkers, insulin metabolism, morphology and inflammation in feline asymptomatic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine: 34(2): 591-599
  • Sarcinella, F, Neves, J, Maddox, T.W, Hodgkiss-Geere, H.M, Bode, E.F. and Dukes-McEwan, J. (2019) Effect of pimobendan on left atrial function in dogs with preclinical myxomatous mitral valve disease. Open Veterinary Journal; 9(4); 375-383
  • Bode, E.F, Longo, M, Breheny, C, del Pozo, J, Culshaw, G.J, and Martinez-Pereira, Y (2019) Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection in an adult dog. Journal of Veterinary Cardiology; 21; 10-17
  • Horn, M.A, Bode, E.F, Richards, M.A, Briston, S.J, Borland, S, Kirkwood, G, Dibb, K.M, and Trafford, A.W. (2016) Temporal development of autonomic dysfunction in heart failure: effects of age in an ovine rapid-pacing model. Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences; 71(12); 1544-1552
  • Bode, E.F, Briston, S.J, Overend, C. L, O’Neill, S.C, Trafford, A.W, and Eisner, D.A. (2011) Changes of SERCA activity have only modest effects on sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium content in rat ventricular myocytes. Journal of Physiology, 589; 4723 – 472

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