Dr Hannah Bender

Dr Hannah Bender


Veterinary Pathologist

About Dr Hannah Bender

Dr Hannah Bender graduated from the University of Sydney in 2005. Soon after, Dr Bender completed her PhD studying the genomic basis of Tasmanian devil facial tumour disease (DFTD) at The Australian National University. She subsequently undertook three years of residency training in anatomic pathology at Cornell University, followed by a fellowship in comparative pathology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York. 

In 2013, Dr Bender became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists and returned to Australia, first to a lectureship at Murdoch University, followed by a year at the Australian Animal Health Laboratory. Hannah is Scientific Officer of the Australian Animal Pathology Standards Program and a photographic editor for the journal Veterinary Pathology. Dr Bender currently divides her time between Vetnostics and the Australian Registry of Wildlife Health at Taronga Zoo. 

Special Interests   
* General diagnostic pathology
* Wildlife health and conservation