Dr. Klaus Weber, PhD, DVM, M.Sc. Biol., Toxicologic Pathologist, Dipl. JSTP
With more than 30 years’ professional experience, he started his career as a DVM and later as an MSc (biologist) at AWD Germed in East Germany. He trained in human pathology in 1989/1990, before leaving in 1991 to join RCC Ltd. Switzerland, as a toxicologic pathologist.
From 1992 onwards he was Head of Pathology at RCC Ltd. and Global Director of Pathology at Harlan Laboratories Ltd. and, in addition, from 1997 onwards he served as CSO of Harlan Inc. He founded AnaPath GmbH in 2005, and AnaPath Services GmbH in 2013.
He is experienced in all laboratory species, including birds, fish, and invertebrates, for short-term, long-term and oncogenicity studies with specialties in neuropathology, inhalation pathology, sperm and ovary staging, and bone marrow evaluation.
Kristel Kegler, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVP
After graduating in veterinary medicine from the National University of Asuncion, Paraguay, she moved to Germany to get her PhD in neuroscience/neuropathology at the Department of Veterinary Pathology, University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover.
Afterwards, she moved to Switzerland to complete the residency training in veterinary pathology at the Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern and became diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP). Before moving to AnaPath Services GmbH to further develop her career as toxicologic pathologist, she worked as a university lecturer in the Department of Veterinary Biosciences (Pathology Unit), University of Helsinki, Finland for four years.
In her free time, she spend time with her son and dog enjoying nature.
Dr. Olivia Richard, DVM, Veterinary Pathologist, Dipl. ECVP
Olivia studied veterinary medicine at the University of Bern in Switzerland. After her studies, she earned her doctoral degree in the field of vaccine testing and optimization at the Institute of Animal Pathology (ITPA), Vetsuisse Faculty at the University of Bern. Based on her work, the recommended vaccination schema against Clostridium perfringens type C was optimized.
Olivia completed the residency program of the European College of Veterinary Pathology (ECVP) at the ITPA under the guidance of Prof. Horst Posthaus and Prof. Sven Rottenberg. In the residency program, Olivia focused on diagnostic necropsies and biopsies of companion animals, farm animals and wildlife. Olivia joined AnaPath as a toxicologic pathologist in 2021.
When she’s not caught up in her studies, Olivia and Roxy have lots of fun together at dog sports! Or she enjoys the quiet of gardening or diving and travelling.
Paula Ortega Pérez, DVM, Dr.med.vet.
After graduating in veterinary medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid, she started her career as a pathologist conducting a collaboration at the Robert Koch Institute. Later she undertook her doctoral studies at the IZW Berlin/Frei Universität Berlin, where she focused on disease occurrence and pathogen detection in diverse small mammal species from Northern Borneo.
After working for a year at the CEU Cardenal Herrera University in Valencia as an associate professor, she joined AnaPath in 2021 to develop her career as a toxicologic pathologist. She is currently a ECVP trainee in conjunction with the University of Bern.
When Paula is not reading studies, she spends time with her dog discovering new places.
Dr. Raquel Vallejo, DVM, PhD, Veterinary Pathologist, Dipl. ECVP
Raquel is a graduate of veterinary medicine of the University of León, where she earned her PhD in collaboration with a Spanish National Research Council institute (IGM). Her research has focused on a wide range of topics, including animal health, reproduction, parasitology, molecular biology, cell culture, experimental design, and female reproductive tract and fetal pathology.
She has made significant contributions to the scientific community through numerous publications. She is also a board-certified diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP) interested in toxicology, fetal pathology, digital pathology, molecular pathology, and immune system biology. Raquel joined AnaPath as a toxicologic pathologist at the beginning of 2023.
When Raquel is not reading studies, she enjoys climbing, hanging out with friends, and traveling around the world when she is not reading studies.
Dr. Ricardo de Miguel, Veterinary Pathologist, MScRes, PhD, Dipl. ECVP
He graduated as DVM from the University of Zaragoza and later earned an MSc (research) from the University of León. He holds a PhD from the University of Zaragoza and is a board-certified diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP).
He started working for AnaPath Research S.A.U. in the in vivo test facility located in Barcelona before moving to AnaPath Services GmbH to further develop his career as toxicologic pathologist. An experienced investigative pathologist with more than 20 scientific publications and fellowships in the United States, Uruguay, France, and Spain, he has deep interest in immunology, immunotoxicology, vaccinology, neuropathology, ocular pathology, special technologies, and medical devices.
He loves nature and sports and enjoys his free time hiking, climbing, and running.
Dr. Robert Kreutzer, DVM, PhD, FTA Pathology
Pathologist with more than 25 years’ professional experience in academia and the pharmaceutical industry. After graduation form the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Bucharest, Romania, he started his career at the Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health in Bucharest as a DVM (veterinary specialist in laboratory diagnosis) and then worked as research scientist / molecular and veterinary pathologist at the Institute for Veterinary-Pathology, Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany, at the Department of Pathology of the University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Germany, and further as head of laboratory and molecular and discovery pathologist at Novartis Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland.
He holds a Dr. med. vet. title in molecular veterinary medicine awarded summa cum laude by the Justus Liebig University and the Graduate college of Veterinary Molecular Medicine in Giessen, and a PhD in pathology (molecular neuropathology) awarded with the Gerhard Domagk Prize by the University of Veterinary Medicine and the Center for Systems Neuroscience in Hannover.
Robert Kreutzer is experienced in molecular and discovery pathology (e.i., evaluation of animal models), neuroscience, oncology and advanced microscopy approaches (e.g., TEM, multispectral and confocal microscopy). Robert Kreutzer is also member of the ESTP Committee for Scientific Standards and leads the Multiplexing Subgroup within the ESTP Pathology 2.0 group.
In addition to his passion for pathology, Robert loves archery and has been studying Taijiquan in depth since 2006.
Dr. Tanja Razinger, DVM, Veterinary Pathologist
She started her career at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland, and worked as a pathologist at the Institute of Veterinary Pathology, University of Zurich before joining RCC Ltd. Switzerland/Harlan Laboratories Ltd. in 2006 as a toxicologic pathologist.
She joined AnaPath GmbH in 2011. She is experienced with rodents and non-rodents for short-term and long-term studies.
Dr. Yoshimasa Okazaki, DVM, PhD, Toxicologic Pathologist, Dipl. JSTP, Dipl. JCVP
He has more than 30 years’ professional experience. He started his career as a toxicologic pathologist in 1989 at the Dainippon Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. pharmaceutical company in Japan after graduating from the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences of Miyazaki University, Japan.
From 1994 onwards, he gained experience in the field of toxicology and toxicologic pathology at Astellas Pharma Inc., Mitsubishi Chemical Safety Institute Ltd., Harlan Laboratories Ltd., AnaPath Services GmbH and the Institute of Environmental Toxicology (IET). He joined AnaPath Services GmbH in 2019. He is experienced with rodents and non-rodents for short-term, long-term and oncogenicity studies with specialties in cardiovascular pathology and neurotoxicology.
When Yoshimasa has a little time besides work, he loves to walk around the small towns and villages looking for different goods or local specialities and learning about other cultures.