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Meet our featured StageBio pathologist, Dr. Olivia Patania!

Meet our featured StageBio pathologist, Dr. Olivia Patania, DVM, PhD, DACVP!

How long have you worked with StageBio?  
Approximately one year.

What are your primary interests within the pathology space?  
My primary role at StageBio is serving as a pathologist for the Investigative Pathology team. One of my primary interests is in molecular pathology (IHC, IF, and ISH), including method development and optimization. I especially enjoy working on studies that combine molecular pathology with digital pathology, medical device, and/or early-stage toxicology studies.

What are your most recent work accomplishments?   
Since joining StageBio, I regularly contribute to the optimization and validation of molecular pathology assays for investigative and general toxicology studies. I have also served as the principal investigator for numerous medical device studies and provided pathology guidance for digital image analysis projects. I have ongoing collaborations with academic researchers authoring peer-reviewed manuscripts and recently co-authored a chapter on liver neoplasia in a forthcoming pathology textbook. I am also a member of the American College Veterinary Pathologists’ Student Engagement Committee, providing weekly social media content to expose veterinary students to the wonders of pathology.

What do you like about the StageBio culture? 
StageBio has a collaborative and highly supportive network of enthusiastic professionals that I am so incredibly proud to be part of. The teams that make up StageBio are composed of extremely knowledgeable individuals that are always happy to provide advice or assistance when needed.   

What do you like to do on the weekends?
When not working, I am spending time with my husband, 2.5-year-old son, and our three dogs. We spend as much time as we can outside, including exploring our land, building bonfires, and homesteading. When confined indoors, we enjoy cooking/baking, watching movies, and DIY home projects.

Thanks, Dr Patania, for all you do for StageBio and the pathology community! 

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