Luca Crippa


Graduated in veterinary medicine at the University of Milan was responsible for more than 20 years of toxic experimental pathology in preclinical oncology and management structures of housing in laboratory animals at national research facilities of international pharmaceutical companies. Over the past 10 years, he was mainly involved in veterinary diagnostic histopathology and, as a freelance consultant, in animal welfare of experimental animals at universities and foundations.


  • Welfare in experimental laboratoty animals.
  • Histopathology and general toxicology applied in preclinical studies of neurotoxicity in laboratory animals.


  1. The ventral caudal nerve: a physiologic-morphometric study in three different rat strains. Canta A, Meregalli C, Chiorazzi A, Carozzi VA, Crippa L, Marmiroli P, Cavaletti G. J Peripher Nerv Syst. 2010 Jun;15(2):140-6.
  2. Bortezomib-induced painful neuropathy in rats: a behavioral, neurophysiological and pathological study in rats. Meregalli C, Canta A, Carozzi VA, Chiorazzi A, Oggioni N, Gilardini A, Ceresa C, Avezza F, Crippa L, Marmiroli P, Cavaletti G. Eur J Pain. 2010 Apr;14(4):343-50.
  3. Effect of the chronic combined administration of cisplatin and paclitaxel in a rat model of peripheral neurotoxicity. Carozzi V, Chiorazzi A, Canta A, Oggioni N, Gilardini A, Rodriguez-Menendez V, Avezza F, Crippa L, Ceresa C, Nicolini G, Bossi M, Cavaletti G. Eur J Cancer. 2009 Mar;45(4):656-65.
  4. Pixantrone (BBR 2778) has reduced cardiotoxic potential in mice pretreated with doxorubicin: comparative studies against doxorubicin and mitoxantrone. Cavalletti E, Crippa L, Mainardi P, Oggioni N, Cavagnoli R, Bellini O, Sala F. Invest New Drugs. 2007

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