EPL Opens West Coast Office
Experimental Pathology Laboratories, Inc. (EPL®) established a West Coast presence in the San Francisco Bay Area on January 1, 2015. EPL West Coast is headed by Dr. Ted Birkebak and is located in Redwood City, CA. Dr. Birkebak has been operating as a pathology consultant in the area since 2012. He will now be able to provide local support for many EPL clients located in California and the western U.S. with the support of EPL’s corporate facility located in Sterling, VA. This expanded service will enable EPL to continue providing high quality histopathology services and meet demanding timelines.
Dr. Ted Birkebak, DVM, Ph.D.
Manager, EPL West Coast / Senior Pathologist
Phone: (650) 350-0831
Dr. Birkebak has 20 years of experience as a veterinary pathologist and 15 years of experience supporting the pathology and toxicology efforts of pharmaceutical and biotech companies working in the development of small molecules and biologics. In the pharmaceutical industry, he has functioned as a study pathologist, study director, project team toxicologist, and a manager of both toxicology and pathology groups. Dr. Birkebak has worked on programs from discovery thru post-NDA life cycle management and has experience interacting with U.S. and E.U. regulatory agencies.
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Dr. Peter C. Mann, DVM, Diplomate ACVP, Fellow IATP
Manager, EPL Northwest / Senior Pathologist
Phone: (206) 284-1900
Dr. Mann joined EPL in 1989 and is located in Seattle, WA. He has over 25 years of experience in the area of toxicologic pathology. At EPL, Dr. Mann has been involved with primary evaluation of short and long term studies, experimental carcinogenesis studies both for commercial clients and the NTP, peer review of chronic and subchronic studies, the pathology of transgenic mice, the pathology of adenoviral gene therapy and the pathology of neutral liposomes. His professional interests include siRNA and liposomes, pathology peer review, experimental carcinogenesis, respiratory pathology, and the use of alternative models in toxicology. In 2010, Dr. Mann served as President of the Society of Toxicologic Pathology (STP). More
Dr. Paul W. Snyder, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP, Fellow IATP
Manager, EPL Midwest / Senior Pathologist
Phone: (765) 464-0059
EPL opened a Midwest facility on September 1, 2014. This office is headed by Dr. Paul Snyder formerly a Professor at Purdue University. The Midwest office is located in the Purdue Research Park at 1305 Cumberland Ave., West Lafayette, IN.
Dr. Snyder, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP, Fellow IATP was born in England and raised in Iowa where he attended Iowa State University for his undergraduate and doctor of veterinary medicine degrees. Upon receiving his DVM degree, he entered a mixed animal practice in Wisconsin where he worked for a little over two years before being accepted into a combined pathology residency and PhD program at the University of Illinois. More
EPL Facility Tour
EPL is headquartered in Sterling VA with other locations in Research Triangle Park, NC, Seattle, WA and West Lafayette, IN. To schedule a tour of our facility, please email Paul Sanders or call him at (919) 998-9407 Ext. 614