Experimental Pathology Laboratories - EPL: "Independent. Expert. Responsive" since 1971

 “Independent. Expert. Responsive” 

Dr. Hardisty

Jerry F. Hardisty, DVM, Diplomate ACVP, Fellow IATP
CEO / President / Senior Pathologist


Kathleen A. Funk, DVM, Diplomate ACVP
COO / Senior Pathologist

Jeffrey C. Wolf,  DVM, Diplomate ACVP
CSO / Senior Pathologist

Upcoming Events

SOT 54th Annual Meeting
March 22-26, 2015
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA

ESTP: 13th European Congress of Toxicologic Pathology
Sept 22-27, 2015
Guildford, Surrey, UK

41st NSH Annual Symposium
Aug 28-Sep 2, 2015
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
Washington, DC

STP 2015 Annual Meeting - American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP), American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ASVCP), and the Society of Toxicologic Pathology (STP) Joint Annual Meeting
October 17-21, 2015
Minneapolis Convention Center and Hyatt Regency
Minneapolis, MN

ACT 36th Annual Meeting
November 8-11, 2015
Red Rock Resort
Las Vegas, NV


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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. 

Blog: EPL West Coast Established In Northern California  

EPL Northwest


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

EPL Midwest

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
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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


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