European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists

Hereditary Eye diseases (HED) Committee

Dr Marianne Richter (Chair)

Dr Claus Bundgaard Nielsen (Co-Chair)

Certificate & online recording sub-committee

Dr Marianne Richter

Dr Petra Benz

Dr Frans Stades (Advisor)

Manual sub-committee

Dr Adolfo Guandalini

Dr Simon M. Petersen-Jones

Dr Maria Källberg

Dr Sabine Chahory

Dr Siv Grosås

HED ESE examination sub-committee

Dr Elina Pietilä (AC member, chair of the sub-committee)

Dr Claus Bundgaard Nielsen

Dr Tina Brahm (Advisor)

Dr. Jacek Garncarz (Advisor)

Dr. Anna Boykova (Advisor)


The Hereditary Eye Diseases (HED) Committee consist of the above members appointed by the Executive Committee for a term of three years. The HED Committee provides definitions guidelines, recommendations and information for the ECVO hereditary eye disease scheme for the examination of the animal eye and its adnexa for presumed inherited eye diseases.

The HED Committee has an Advisory Committee consisting of representatives of the active national panels of the ECVO HED Scheme.

Contact the Hereditary Eye Disease Committee