Dr. Anthony Beck BVetMed, MRCVS
As a member of The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), Dr. Beck has studied and practiced veterinary medicine for the past 23 years. Dr. Beck graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London in 1998, before undertaking further study into feline medicine, ophthalmology, ultrasonography and orthopedic surgery. After practicing veterinary medicine in London and Hong Kong, Dr. Beck was invited to Beijing Guanshang Animal Hospital in 2006 where he met a founding partner, Dr. Torren Stone. Having worked at a spay and neuter clinic in Thailand; a bear centre in Chengdu, China; a malaria screening post in Guyana, Africa; and a rhino conservation project in Namibia, Africa, Dr. Beck has extensive experience in the field of veterinary medicine and leads the charge in our stem cell research partnership.
Dr. Torren Stone, General Manager, Vice-President of IVC
Graduating from China Agriculture University (CAU) with a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine on a first-class scholarship, Dr. Stone has practiced veterinary medicine for the past 15 years. Dr. Stone brings extensive experience in clinical medicine and surgery from a variety of companion animal hospitals in Beijing; has project managed the implementation of the ISO9000 certification at government animal hospitals and provided staff training; as well as serving as a contributor to the professional veterinary regulations and examinations for the Ministry of Agriculture in China.
Dr. Stone also serves as a director for the China Small Animal Protection Association (CSAPA) and is the WSAVA/FSAVA representative and deputy secretary of the Beijing Small Animal Veterinarian Association (BJSAVA); council member of the Companion Animal Branch of China Veterinary Medicine Association (CVMA); and is chief editor of the Veterinary Technician training course and Veterinary Standard Approach. In 2014, Dr. Stone received the BJSAVA-Mars “Distinguished Youth Veterinary Award”, before being recognized with the “Outstanding Contribution Award” in 2015.