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StageBio Welcomes Pathologist: Dr. Mike Betley

It is with great honor that we introduce Dr. Mike Betley as our newest pathologist with StageBio. We are happy to have him on the team and look forward to all he will accomplish!

As part of our pathologist team, Dr. Betley will support StageBio’s initiatives by:

  • Serve as senior pathologist for assessment and reporting of anatomic pathology findings in accordance with protocol requirements.
  • Work with internal staff to meet reporting deadlines and maintain productive collaborations with clients

“We’re thrilled for Dr. Betley to join the StageBio team. His neuroscience research training and his experience in preclinical safety and drug efficacy studies in laboratory animals makes him a welcome addition to our growing team of pathologists. We look forward to his contributions and will continue to expand our capabilities and expertise as we grow.” - Sam Jeffrey, Chief of Staff


StageBio is committed to our mission of improving lives through high-quality histopathology, diagnostics and research. Join us in welcoming Dr. Mike Betley as part of this mission!


The Stagebio team is growing! If you are interested in learning more about our current open positions, please visit our careers page here.

For more about StageBio’s open positions, please go here


About Mike Betley, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Dr. Mike Betley comes to StageBio from Inotiv where he served as a study pathologist for preclinical safety and drug efficacy studies in laboratory animals. Dr. Betley grew up in the Saint Louis region and earned his DVM from the University of Missouri in 2011. Following graduation, he entered the Neurosciences PhD program at Stanford University where his thesis research focused on the connection between aerobic exercise and adult hippocampal neurogenesis. He graduated with his PhD in 2016 and moved to Fort Collins, CO to complete his pathology residency training at Colorado State University. Dr. Betley is looking forward to utilizing his pathology skills and neuroscience research training to serve the needs of StageBio’s Neuropathology clients. When he’s not working, you can find Dr Betley spending time outdoors cycling, playing golf and fishing.


About StageBio

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 60 laboratory technicians on staff supporting our unified commitment to quality, scientific integrity and client satisfaction.

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