Wendy Wambacq graduated at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Belgium in 2011. Afterwards, she worked in private practice for almost 2 years. In 2013, she started a residency in veterinary nutrition (European College of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition, supervisor Prof. Dr. M. Hesta). She successfully passed the board certifying exam in Berlin in September 2016. At this moment, she is making a doctoral thesis at the Animal Nutrition Laboratory at Ghent University about the influence of nutrition on immune status.