Kate E Breyer, DVM, MS, has joined Princeton University as a staff veterinarian. She has been working in the field of laboratory animal medicine since 2008, and has experience in non-human primate clinical medicine and aquatic animal management.
Prior to joining Princeton, Kate served as the Director of Veterinary Services and the Attending Veterinarian at Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation in New Jersey, with responsibility for overseeing pre-clinical safety. Prior to her work at Novartis, Kate served as a clinical veterinarian at SNBL SRC, USA, in Texas, providing clinical care of several species of non-human primates, and including colony management, breeding, and importation.
Kate earned her Bachelor of Science in biological sciences from Rowan University and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She completed a postdoctoral residency in laboratory animal medicine and a Master of Science in Comparative Biomedical Sciences at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Her thesis research focused on the nutritional management of farmed fish, using natural supplements to prevent common bacterial infections in aquaculture systems. During her residency, Kate received additional training in the health and colony management of laboratory fish while working with the Aquatic Animal Health Program at Cornell.
Kate is ACLAM board-eligible and is working towards obtaining board certification status.