European Society of Toxicologic Pathology (ESTP)
    European Society of Toxicologic Pathology
Dr. med. vet. Wolfgang Kaufmann
Honorary Member of the European Society of Toxicologic Pathology (ESTP)

Has contributed substantially to shaping our Society and profession and the discipline of (toxicologic) neuropathology
  • Certified specialist in veterinary pathology and DiplECVP
  • 1987–2010 BASF SE, Ludwigshafen (from 2004 as Head of Pathology)
  • 2010–2017 (retirement) Merck KGaA, Darmstadt (Head of Pathology)
  • Internationally recognized expert in (developmental) neuropathology/neurotoxicology and mechanistic studies
  • 2004–2006 ESTP Chairman
  • Initiator of "ESTP International Expert Workshops" ("Larynx squamous metaplasia", "Liver hypertrophy")
  • Co-organizer of more recent workshops: "Adversity", "Lysosomal accumulation", "Thyroid follicular cell hypertrophy/hyperplasia"
  • One of the main initiators of INHAND and chair of rodent CNS/PNS working group
  • Still shows an exemplary active and generous engagement for our Society as financial auditor!