To inquire about our research and training, please contact:

Tony Herring
Director of Research Operations
Department of Surgery
P.O. Box 800709
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Office: 434-924-9297
Fax: 434-924-1218

Victor E. Laubach, PhD
Professor of Surgery
P.O. Box 801359
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Office: 434-924-2927
Fax: 434-924-1218


Our research labs are located on the 3rd floor of building MR4, 409 Lane Rd. Our Vivarium and operating rooms are located in the basement of MR4.

Donate Life

Donate Life America is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization leading its national partners and Donate Life State Teams to increase the number of donated organs, eyes and tissues available to save and heal lives through transplantation while developing a culture where donation is embraced as a fundamental human responsibility. 

DLA owns, manages and promotes Donate Life℠, the national logo and brand for the cause of donation; motivates the public to register as organ, eye and tissue donors; provides education about living donation; manages the National Donate Life Registry at; and develops and executes effective multi-media campaigns to promote donation. 

Founded as the Coalition on Donation in 1992 by the donation and transplantation community, Donate Life America changed its name in 2006 in response to extensive research and the desire to align the organization with the Donate Life brand. Over the past 30 years, Donate Life America and the Donate Life Community have registered 170 Million organ, eye and tissue donors in the United States.

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