Formed to develop and commercialize on-site diagnostic tools for animals, the founders of Parasight System Inc. have successfully commercialized veterinary medical devices and technologies and have developed strong relationships with over 100 veterinary clinicians. Parasight is led by a seasoned MBA entrepreneur with proven success in raising capital and bringing new technologies to market. Prototyping, market verification, marketing, and manufacturing management are all done in house, with various consultants supplementing the company’s needs in mechanical and electrical design, software and web development, manufacturing, distribution, and sales.
Parasight System Inc developed an instant digital fecal analyzer for horses, cattle, sheep and goats (additional species support coming soon!). Parasight also provides a mail-in service to allow professionals and animal owners to send in samples for analysis using this same technology.
The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Lexington, Kentucky.
Eric Hauck, mS, mba
Eric Hauck, president, CEO and co-founder, has extensive success bringing disruptive technologies to market. He has 27 years of experience as a CEO and president with various companies including Somfy International/Damart, a fortune 50 European company, Intralink Spine, Orthopeutics LP, Equinext, LLC, and others.
PAUL SLUSAREWICZ, Bsc, PhD
Dr. Paul Slusarewicz, chief scientific officer and co-founder, has over 20 years of experience in biochemistry research and development. Prior to co-founding Parasight System Inc, he was chief scientific officer at Equinext LLC and led the research team to develop an injectable medical device for animals.
MARTIN NIELSEN, DVM, Phd
Dr. Martin Nielsen, technical adviser and co-founder, is recognized as a worldwide expert in equine parasitology research and diagnostic innovation. He serves as an associate professor at the Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky and focuses solely on equine parasitology.
Jennifer CAin, PhD
Jennifer is a lifelong horsewoman and lives on a small farm in Harrodsburg, KY with her husband, dog, two horses, cats, and chickens. She attended Westminster College in Salt Lake City, UT for her undergraduate degree where she majored in biology with minors in history and paleontology. After graduating, she served in the US Army from 2013-2016 as a Preventive Medicine Specialist, and in 2017 obtained an MS in Biology from the University of Nebraska – Kearney. In 2022, Jennifer completed her PhD in Veterinary Science in Dr. Martin Nielsen’s equine parasitology laboratory at the University of Kentucky . She also received the 2022 AAVP/Merck Outstanding Graduate Student award and is continuing her passion for parasitology research at Parasight.
Nicole Clift, BSC
Nicole’s equine background ranges from a passion for horses to working in the equine pharmaceutical industry. Nicole has a strong background in customer relations and is committed to exceeding client expectations. A native of Seattle, Nicole spent several years abroad, completing her undergraduate degree in equitation studies at Plymouth University (England), before moving to Kentucky.