Envigo LogoEnvigo is pleased to announce that Krishnan Kolappaswamy, DVM, DACLAM, PhD, Associate Director, Laboratory Animal Medicine, North America, has been appointed to the editorial board of Lab Animal Journal. Dr Kolappaswamy joins other highly acclaimed scientists and veterinarians on the publication’s editorial board. He is also currently a reviewer and ad-hoc board member of several other journals.

Dr Kolappaswamy is a licensed and USDA accredited veterinarian. He is board certified in laboratory animal medicine (ACLAM) and received his PhD from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (Baltimore, MD, USA).

Krishnan has more than 15 years of experience in laboratory animal medicine and has published extensively in this field. He is chairman of the Envigo RMS Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. He is currently the vice-chairman of the scientific advisory committee of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) and also chair of the programme committee of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) and the American Society of American Laboratory Practitioners (ASLAP). Moreover, Krishnan is an active member of ASLAP’s animal welfare committee.

Michael Caulfield, North American President of Envigo commented: “At Envigo, we are committed to furthering scientific knowledge and understanding in the field of research and development. We actively encourage our scientists to publish scientific papers in leading peer review journals and to participate in the peer review process itself. We are therefore delighted that Krishnan Kolappaswamy is the first of our scientists to be invited onto the editorial board of this highly authoritative journal.”

Dr Kolappaswamy commented: “I am extremely honoured to have secured this appointment. Indeed, I look forward to sharing my experience, knowledge and insights with other esteemed members of the editorial board and to contributing to the publication’s overall editorial content.”