Successful Virtual Necropsy and Specimen Study Logistics

Life Sciences, Clinical Trials, Preclinical, Fundamental Research,
  • Tuesday, February 01, 2022

Join this webinar to learn StageBio’s four best practices to use to implement a successful virtual necropsy — and save resources and time doing it. This webinar will benefit those working with pathologists virtually and provide tips on how to maximize a study process while reducing research timelines.

This webinar will also review how courier/archiving services can support a study and benefit research. StageBio provides necropsy support and courier/archiving logistics services. StageBio invites webinar registrants to contact them with any questions they have in advance, and StageBio will be sure to address them in the webinar.


Dr. David Garlick

Dr. David Garlick, Senior Pathologist, StageBio

Dr. Garlick’s wide-ranging anatomic pathology experience in preclinical discovery and development of therapeutics and medical devices spans over three decades. He has extensive experience with the evaluation of biomaterials, medical device efficacy and biocompatibility (orthopedic, cardiovascular, ocular, neurologic), wound healing studies (assessment of polymers, living skin equivalents, cell-based therapies, scaffolds, microspheres, hydrogels), and the histopathology of minipigs. Dr. Garlick earned his DVM from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1985 and completed his pathology residency training at Tufts in 1989. He became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists in 1990.

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Dr. Laura Elcock

Dr. Laura Elcock, Senior Pathologist, StageBio

Dr. Elcock has more than 30 years of experience as a toxicologic veterinary pathologist, serving as the primary study pathologist for over 500 GLP preclinical studies in the pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. She has a particular interest in reproductive pathology and has evaluated more than 15 peer-reviewed carcinogenicity studies in a variety of mouse and rat strains.

Dr. Elcock earned her DVM in 1982, as well as her MS and PhD in Veterinary Pathology in 1983 and 1985, respectively, all from Kansas State University. She became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists in 1987.

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Sam Jeffrey,StageBio

Sam Jeffrey, Vice President, General Histology and Archiving Services, StageBio

Sam has more than 14 years of experience working in biological specimen storage and in the preclinical research industry. As Chief of Staff for StageBio, he will oversee vision, culture and leadership development. Sam is well-versed in industry best practices and regulations for specimen retention and environmental controls. He was also a founder and owner of HSRL Archives, LLC from 2005 to 2019. Sam received his BS from James Madison University.

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Who Should Attend?

  • Study Directors
  • Pathologists
  • Scientists
  • Toxicologists
  • Business Executives

What You Will Learn

Register for this webinar to learn:

  • Tips for working with the pathologist for success
  • How to improve the quality and accuracy of reports
  • How to reduce study timelines and simplify the research process
  • What quality technology to invest in to benefit a study
  • The importance of consistency in data tracking
  • StageBio’s virtual necropsy support and courier/archiving services

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StageBio is a leading provider of GLP-compliant necropsy, histology, pathology, and specimen archiving services for the biopharmaceutical, medical device, academic, and contract research industries. The company operates six GLP laboratories as well as two GLP specimen archiving facilities in the U.S., with substantial continued investment in facility and technology infrastructure to meet the growing demand for high-quality histopathology services globally. StageBio has a team of 25+ board-certified veterinary pathologists and more than 50 laboratory technicians on staff supporting our unified commitment to quality, scientific integrity and client satisfaction.

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