About Us

ETCR is a privately-owned business that was founded in 1997 by Craig Reinemeyer DVM, PhD, after 13 years of experience in conducting clinical trials at The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Reinemeyer is a board-certified veterinary parasitologist with recognized expertise in equine, ruminant and small animal parasiticides. 


ETCR’s facilities are located in a remote, rural setting amid the natural beauty of the eastern Cumberland Plateau. ​ETCR has extensive large animal housing facilities with portable stall components and feeding/watering equipment which can be configured in almost infinite variety.

Mission Statement

​​East Tennessee Clinical Research is committed to expediting the clinical development programs of veterinary biopharmaceutical sponsors through innovative expertise, technical competence, timely communication, and superior standards of animal care and compliance. ​​​​CORE VALUES Animal welfare is not just our duty, it is our privilege Innovation and hard work can solve the majority of development challenges Quality documentation begins with integrity Sponsor confidence is earned through compliant implementation of protocols, and maintained by excellent communications


Although Dr. Reinemeyer’s training and expertise is in parasitology, ETCR’s experience is not limited to just veterinary anthelmintics. Our trial capabilities include pharmacokinetics and bioavailability, bioequivalence, dose determination and confirmation, target animal safety, clinical efficacy, tissue residue, and palatability studies in all domestic mammals.