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Freya Mowat

Freya Mowat

A veterinary ophthalmologist who researches aging of companion (pet) dogs, particularly aging of the senses (vision, hearing, sense of smell) and the brain (memory, cognition).

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences School of Medicine and Public Health School of Veterinary Medicine Work: 608-264-2668 Home page Twitter: @MowatLab


  • Retinal aging and age-related diseases
  • Vision loss
  • Sensory and brain aging


  • Diplomate, American and European Colleges of Veterinary Ophthalmology
  • Affiliate member, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
  • Member, UW-Madison Institute on Aging