Van Nimwegen, Sebastian, Dr. (Utrecht University, Netherlands)
Bas van Nimwegen studied veterinary medicine at Utrecht University. In 2004 he finished an excellent student program (master in veterinary research) about the use of Nd:YAG laser in surgery. He graduated in 2006 and finished an internship in small animal medicine in Utrecht in 2007. In 2008 Bas defended his doctoral thesis about near infrared laser surgery in dogs and cats, investigating laser-tissue interaction and open and laparoscopic laser surgery procedures. Bas is in his last year of an ECVS residency program in small animal surgery at the faculty of veterinary medicine in Utrecht. Fields of special clinical and research interest include laser surgery, minimally invasive surgery, and novel techniques in oncologic surgery.