Fiona James

Fiona James head shot


DVM, MSc, DVSc, Diplomate ACVIM (Neurology)
 Office: CS 2156



Fiona James earned a Master’s degree in Neuroscience at the University of Western Ontario before completing her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree at the Ontario Veterinary College. After an internship in Michigan, she returned to the OVC for both a residency in Neurology and a Doctor of Veterinary Science degree. From 2009 to 2011, she was an adjunct faculty member at OVC and a veterinary neurology specialist working at several private practices in Ontario and the U.S. She joined the OVC Neurology Service in 2011. Her research interests include comparative epilepsy, electroencephalography, translational genetics of neurologic disease, neuroimaging, and 3D medical modelling. Currently, she directs the Comparative Epilepsy Program with active projects examining details of canine electroencephalography and epilepsy syndromes. She is also a founding member of the OVC Rapid Prototyping of Patient-specific Implants for Dogs (RaPPID) research group.

Research Interests

Epilepsy, Electroencephalography, Neuro-imaging, 3D neuroanatomy modelling



Current Graduate Students

  • Stephen Everest - DVSc
  • Jiavendrasingh Mussafeer - DVSc
  • Charly McKenna - PhD
  • Grace Kadler - PhD
  • Meaghan Bride - MBS


Selected Publications

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