After graduation from the University of Bern in Switzerland in 2002, Julien undertook a rotating internship in the same institution from 2003 to 2004. Following this, Julien completed his 3 year medicine residency, which was a joint program between the University of Bern and of Louisiana State University. Afterwards Julien joined the University of Liverpool as Clinician teacher at the Small Animal Teaching Hospital for 2 years. He then worked as a Consultant in Small Animal Medicine for IDEXX before undertaking a PhD at the University of Melbourne. His PhD is on gastro-intestinal disease and monitoring of animals on treatment with immune suppressive drugs. Currently, Julien works as a lecturer at the University of Melbourne. He teaches final year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) students during their clinical rotations in small group and delivers formal lectures to third year DVM students. Julien also supervises resident training to become small animal medicine specialists. Julien’s main interests in medicine include gastrointestinal disease, nephrology, endocrinology, and haematology.