Anke is a Veterinary Dermatologist involved in the clinical service provision at the Queen Mother Hospital. She also teaches, is involved in a variety of research projects and enjoys communicating her fascination with all things skin & ear.
Anke Hendricks graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany where she also completed a doctorate in veterinary immunology. Following a residency in Veterinary Dermatology at the Royal Veterinary College, she provided the dermatology service of a private referral centre before returning to the Royal Veterinary College as lecturer in 2004.
Anke was awarded the European Diploma in Veterinary Dermatology in 2003 and RCVS Specialist status in 2005. She is a former president of the BVDSG and served on several committees of the BSAVA, ECVD and RCVS.
Anke’s research interests include, innate skin immunity, atopic dermatitis, alopecias, and canine welfare.
In addition to the specialist training of residents and the teaching of final year veterinary(BVetMed) students in the dermatology clinic, Anke contributes to the dermatology teaching of year 2 and 4 BVetMed students, the BVetMed communication skills training and the MMedVet programme.
Anke acts as skin strand leader, MMedVet course dermatology module leader, and BVetMed course deputy director.
Anke is interested in all aspects of small animal skin disease, including ear disease.
SUMMERS J., BRODBELT D., LOEFFLER A., FORSYTHE P., HENDRICKS A. Treatment of canine pyoderma with systemic antibiotics: a systematic review. Veterinary Dermatology (in press Apr 2012)
HENDRICKS A., ELSON-RIGGINS J.G., RIDDLE A.L., HOUSE A.K., VARJONEN K., BOND R. (2012) Ciclosporin modulates the responses of canine progenitor epidermal keratinocytes (CPEK) to toll-like receptor agonists. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology 147 (1_2): 91-96
PACKER R.M.A., HENDRICKS A., BURN C. (2012) Do dog owners recognise clinical signs related to a conformational inherited disorder that is ‘normal for the breed’? A potential constraint to improving canine welfare. Animal Welfare 21 (Supplement 1): 81-93
O’NEILL D., HENDRICKS A., SUMMERS J., BRODBELT D. (2012) Primary-care veterinary usage of systemic glucocorticoids in cats and dogs in England. Journal of Small Animal Practice 53: 217-222.
ALLENSPACH K., HOUSE A., SMITH K., MCNEILL F.M., HENDRICKS A., ELSON-RIGGINS J., RIDDLE A., STEINER J.M., WERLING D., GARDEN O., CATCHPOLE B., SUCHODOLSKI J.S. (2010). Evaluation of mucosal bacteria and histopathology, clinical disease activity and expression of Toll-like receptors in German shepherd dogs with chronic enteropathies. Veterinary Microbiology 146: 329-335.
MARIE-CHRISTINE CADIERGUES, A. P., DAVID H. SHEARER, RUTH FERMOR, SUHEL MIAH, ANKE HENDRICKS (2008) Cornification defect in the Golden retriever: clinical, histopathological, ultrastructural and genetic characterisation. Veterinary Dermatology 19, 120-129.
PERRINS, N. & HENDRICKS, A. (2007) Recent advances in flea control. In Practice 29, 202-207.
HENDRICKS, A. & PERRINS, N. (2007) Recent advances in tick control. In Practice 29, 284-287.
CHITTY, J. & HENDRICKS, A. (2007) Zoonotic skin disease in small animals. In Practice 29, 92-97.
HENDRICKS, A. (2005) Immunostimulants: How might they work and how might they help in the future? Oxford, Blackwell Publishing
HENDRICKS, A., SCHUBERTH, H. J., SCHUELER, K. & LLOYD, D. H. (2002) Frequency of superantigen-producing Staphylococcus intermedius isolates from canine pyoderma and proliferation-inducing potential of superantigens in dogs. Res Vet Sci 73, 273-277
HENDRICKS, A., BROOKS, H., POCKNELL, A. & BOND, R. (2002) Ulcerative otitis externa responsive to immunosuppressive therapy in two dogs. J Small Anim Pract 43, 350-354
BOND, R., CURTIS, C. F., HENDRICKS, A., FERGUSON, E. A. & LLOYD, D. H. (2002) Intradermal test reactivity to Malassezia pachydermatis in atopic dogs. Vet Rec 150, 448-449
SCHUBERTH, H. J., KRUEGER, C., HENDRICKS, A., BIMCZOK, D. & LEIBOLD, W. (2000) Superantigen-dependent accelerated death of bovine neutrophilic granulocytes in vitro is mediated by blood mononuclear cells. Immunobiology 202, 493-507
HENDRICKS, A., LEIBOLD, W., KAEVER, V. & SCHUBERTH, H. J. (2000) Prostaglandin E2 is variably induced by bacterial superantigens in bovine mononuclear cells and has a regulatory role for the T cell proliferative response. Immunobiology 201, 493-505
SCHUBERTH, H. J., HENDRICKS, A. & LEIBOLD, W. (1998) There is no regulatory role for induced nitric oxide in the regulation of the in vitro proliferative response of bovine mononuclear cells to mitogens, alloantigens or superantigens. Immunobiology 198, 439-450