Staff

Staff

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Tony Herring
Laboratory Manager and Grants Administrator

Phone:  434-924-9297

Email:  ajh@virginia.edu

Tony has been at UVA for over 20 years, the last 17 in our laboratory. He manages the day to day activities of the lab as well as maintaining our animal protocols. In addition, Tony administers many of the grants in the Department of Surgery.

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Sheila Hammond
Laboratory & Research Pract. III

Phone:  434-982-3711
Email:  smh2r@virginia.edu

Sheila came to our lab in 1999 and helps in many ways to support the animal surgery experiments including: setting up the operating room for preoperative precedures, preop anesthesia, animal care, animal anesthesia, preparing surgical trays and postop care of animals.

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Cindy Dodson
Research Specialist

Phone:  434-924-9297
Email:  csq3k@virginia.edu

Cindy came to our lab in April 2002. She helps with all aspects of animal surgeries and other studies, animal protocols, mouse husbandry and genotyping and ordering of laboratory supplies.

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Yunge Zhao, MD, PhD
Instructor

Phone: 434-924-5836
Email:  yz5u@virginia.edu

Yunge started here in May 2008 and is working in Chris Lau's lab studing mechanisms of post-transplant lung rejection. Yunge is using several in vivo mouse models such as heterotopic trachea transplant and a hilar clamp model of lung ischemia-reperfusion injury.