The vestibular system is designed, primarily, to facilitate vision by allowing the eyes to fixate on an object while the object and/or the observer is moving. Find out what happens when it goes wrong, or, perhaps, when you have had a drink or two.
Pip qualified from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in London in 1984. He then spent a year in general practice before initially obtaining a post as houseman at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh, before progressing to the status of registrar in the surgical department. After leaving EdinburghUniversity, Pip moved to a referral practice in London before commencing a 3 year residency in Veterinary Ophthalmology at the RVC. Along with his partner, Rachel Pike, Pip co-founded Animal Medical Centre Referral Services (AMCRS) in 1990. Pip has published over 200 papers and abstracts in veterinary and medical journals and is a regular reviewer of articles submitted to such journals. He is a frequent speaker at veterinary and medical meetings throughout Europe on his favourite topics of philosophy, ophthalmology and neurology. Outside work the rock band, “The Bruise Brothers” of which he is a member, has regular events, and he is a current WKA British kickboxing champion, having fought for his country around the world.