The Mouse and Comparative Pathology Unit is part of the Department of the Animals Medicine and Surgery of the Veterinary Faculty of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. The UPMiC was created in 2006 to carry out histopathological studies for the support of research groups of our faculty and external groups.


The service is composed by veterinary pathologists with a dilated experience in general anatomopathological diagnostic and specialized in control and transgenic mice.

UPMiC is composed by three pathologists experienced in veterinary pathology diagnostic and specialized in mouse pathology, neuropathology and dermatopathology:

Martí Pumarola (DVM, PhD, DECVP)
Rosa M. Rabanal (Biologist, PhD)
Dolors Fondevila (DVM, PhD, DECVP)

Ester Blasco (Veterinary, MSc)