Peter Clegg is Professor of Musculoskeletal Biology in the Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease, University of Liverpool. Peter qualified from the University of Cambridge in 1987 and spent four years working in equine practice. Peter has worked at the University of Liverpool since 1997 as Lecturer and Senior Lecturer and subsequently was appointed as Chair in Equine Orthopaedics in 2005. In 2003, he was awarded a Wellcome Trust Research Leave Fellowship to undertake research into cartilage repair in conjunction with the University of Manchester. Peter is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons and a RCVS Specialist in Equine Surgery.