Maryland Heights, MO – Seventh Wave Laboratories, LLC ( announced today that Natasha Neef, VetMB, PhD, Diplomate ACVP has joined the firm to support their growing portfolio of clients.   Dr. Neef joins  with 17 years experience in GLP Safety Assessment of both small and large molecule drug candidates: as a former Head of Pathology at a major pharmaceutical company, she has been responsible for internal studies, supervision/peer review of externally contracted work, and for troubleshooting pathology issues as they arise.

As a preclinical safety representative on international project teams for both early and late-stage drug candidates, she also has many years experience in preparation of regulatory submission documents, responses to regulatory queries and face-to-face interactions with regulators.

Dr. Neef joins Seventh Wave as an anatomic pathologist to support pharmacology and toxicology studies. “I am thrilled to join such a well-regarded team: I look forward to providing high-quality pathology data and interpretation that will contribute to the best possible outcomes for clients’ molecules throughout the drug development process”.

Joe Flynn, Executive Vice President at Seventh Wave noted “We are delighted to further expand our group of toxicologic pathologists.  Natasha brings regulatory, scientific, and drug development expertise that our clients value;  we’re very pleased she chose to join our growing team”.