John Ishmael - 2022
It was with sadness that we learned of the death of John Ishmael, who was a supportive and active member of the BSTP. John was the head of pathology at Syngenta's (formerly Zeneca and ICI) Central Toxicology Laboratory in Cheshire, mentored many colleagues in the industry and was an examiner for the Royal College of Pathologists for many years.
Kevin Park - 1950 - 2022
Kevin retired as Head of the Institute of Translational Medicine in 2021 after more than 50 years at the University of Liverpool, he has been a very good friend of the BSTP and contributed alongside his group members to several BSTP events.
Mervyn Robinson - 1945 - 2021
It was with sadness that we learned of the death of Mervyn Robinson, who was a stalwart of the BSTP - from its inception, running and speaking on many CE courses. His dry sense of humour was known to many pathologists, as was his dislike of unnecessary time wasting.
Gordon Hard - 1931 - 2021
Dr. Gordon Hard, of Tairua, New Zealand, a preeminent international toxicology thought leader and international consultant in toxicologic pathology of the kidney, passed on November 22, 2021. He was a key player in shaping and developing the global field of toxicologic pathology and the role of toxicologic pathology in risk assessment of environmental chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
Frank Seeliger - 1968 - 2021
Frank was a keen scientist, always looking for novel ways to explore data to optimise deliveries in projects. He was highly appreciated by colleagues across the global business, not only for his scientific expertise, but also for his openness to share knowledge, his gentle humour and perspective on life.