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The Lawrence Transplant Foundation
1629 K Street, N.W.
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 508-1046


About Us

Welcome to the Lawrence Transplant Foundation. We are a non-profit organization founded for the purpose of raising awareness and funds for advanced organ transplant research. We believe there is a solution within reach to the critical shortage of organs available for transplantation. This Foundation is dedicated to providing financial support to research organizations involved in this effort..

Board of Directors

James Lawrence - Transplant patient & Partner in an Executive Search Firm

Richard Kramer - Chief  Executive Officer of FAXPLUS, Inc.
Dr. David Freitag - Dermatologist with a special interest in Mohs       Micrographic Surgery for the treatment of skin cancer.
Daniel Gillis - Former Chief Executive Officer of SAGA Systems
W. Vincent Rakestraw - Lawyer & Former Assistant Attorney General of the United States

Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board chaired by Dr. David H. Sachs, M.D., shares the Foundation's desire to address the most pressing medical problems facing many organ transplant patients and their families. The Foundation will seek their expertise and guidance in our efforts to support research addressing this critical area.

David H. Sachs, M.D. - Director of the Transplantation Biology Research Center (TBRC) and Professor of Surgery and Immunology at Harvard Medical School.

H. Keith H. Brodie, M.D. - President Emeritus, Duke University

Megan Sykes, M.D. - Dr. Sykes is the Harold and Ellen Danser Professor of Surgery and Professor of Medicine (Immunology) at Harvard Medical School

Elliot Lebowitz, Pd. D. - Chief Executive Officer of TCOR, Inc.

William Dec, Jr., M.D. - Chief Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital.

Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D. - Head, Tumor Immunology Section, National Cancel Institute. (NIH)

Joren C. Madsen, M.D. - Head, Cardiothoracic Transplantation Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital.

G. Wayne Miller - Author, The Xeno Chronicles, "Inside Harvard's Transplant Research Lab".

A. Benedict Cosimi, M.D. - Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, and Surgical Director, Pancreas, Islet and Small Bowel Transplantation Program at Massachusetts General Hospital.