Connect to Expert Pathologists

With many years of experience and complementary specializations in preclinical and clinical pathology, our pathologists provide you an easy access to expertise and support you throughout your projects.


Accurate results in toxicology and efficiency are critical to your preclinical drug development.

With majority of drugs failing in respective clinical studies, receiving expert support at this stage will save you resources and help you succeed.

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Our Veterinary Pathologist

C-Path connects you to a highly experienced ACVP-board certified pathologist with more than 30 years of experience in different fields of veterinary/comparative pathology, particularly with focus on toxicologic pathology, animal models of human disease, neuropathology, pathology of transgenic animals, and molecular pathology. Our preclinical expert has published more than 70 scientific papers in multiple journals including Nature, Cell and Acta Neuropathologica, co-authored 4 book chapters in the field of veterinary and comparative pathology. He is a world-class expert in drug safety and animal models of human disease. His experience is not limited to regular lab animal species such as rodents but also extend to companion and farm animals, avian species, and zebrafish.


From research to practice, our experts guide you in successful clinical pathology assessments.

Particularly, early detection of negative side effects in your clinical trials will help you focus on the right lead compounds.

Dr. Wim Develter, M.D.

Dr. Develter is the co-founder of C-Path and a surgical pathologist. He attended the University of Leuven (Belgium) where he earned his medical degree in 2003 and received the title of certified Forensic pathologist in 2008 and surgical pathologist in 2015. His areas of expertise include oncopathology, digital pathology, Next Generation Sequencing and postmortem pathology. Dr. Develter previously worked as a Forensic pathologist and Belgian DVI pathologist.

Dr. Marc Ramael, M.D., PhD

Dr. Ramael is the co-founder of C-Path. He obtained his MD (1988) and his PhD (1993) at Antwerp University. He was trained at and graduated from the University Hospital Antwerp (UZ Antwerpen) as surgical pathologist in 1993. In April 1994 he founded the department of Surgical pathology and Molecular pathology at the General Hospital AZ Herentals in Belgium. Since 2019, he is a surgical/molecular pathologist in the department of pathology at the general hospital Heilig Hart in Lier Belgium in close collaboration with Dr. Develter. He was a professor (ZAP mandate) at University of Hasselt where he trained students in pathological biochemistry, molecular virology, and oncology (2005-2014). Since 2014, he is a guest professor and lecturer at the laboratory of histology and cell biology in Antwerp University. He is the author of more than 60 scientific papers in peer reviewed medical journals and holder of several patents relating to nanotechnology. His main research topics and areas of interest are nanobiotechnology, oncology, viral oncogenesis and molecular pathology.

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