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Dr Karen Stevenson

Dr Karen Stevenson

Karen Stevenson

 +44 (0)131 445 5111

Bush Loan
EH26 0PZ


Karen is a Principal Research Scientist leading a group working on pathogenic mycobacteria at Moredun. Her current research interests are in the areas of molecular pathogenesis, identification of biomarkers for diagnosis and infection, bacterial genomics and transcriptomics and molecular epidemiology. The ultimate research goal of the group is to improve diagnosis and control of Johne’s disease through a range of multi-disciplinary approaches.

Leading Ideas

  • Livestock Welfare
  • Animal Health & Welfare
  • Livestock Health

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies
  • 2.2 - Livestock Production, Health, Welfare, and Disease Control
  • 2.2.3 Disease mechanisms
  • 2.2.4 Novel diagnostic tools
  • 2.3 - Productive and Sustainable Land Management
  • 2.3.3 Disease threats in the environment
  • 2.3.12 Increasing uptake of best practice