Versiti Blood Research Institute
The Versiti Blood Research Institute’s work is dedicated to hematology in all its facets, spanning basic, translational and clinical research, all with one goal: to make people’s lives better.
State of the Art Facility
Basic research is housed at Versiti Blood Research Institute (VBRI), a state-of-the-art facility that gives investigators access to cutting-edge research equipment and related specialized services. VBRI is located on the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center campus, along with the Medical College of Wisconsin, Froedtert Hospital and Children’s Wisconsin.
In addition to the intellectual capital and resources within Versiti, the local density of healthcare and research facilities provides us with a rich environment for biomedical research. Clinical scientists at Versiti Medical Sciences Institute facilitate opportunities to identify and engage in collaborative translational research. Contract research scientists aid industry partners in custom projects that help advance innovative drugs, products and services.
Transfusion Medicine & Cellular Therapy
Thrombosis & Hemostasis
Stem Cell Biology
Michael Deininger Laboratory
Bonnie Dittel Laboratory
Christian Kastrup Laboratory
Sridhar Rao Laboratory
Qizhen Shi Laboratory
Versiti Blood Research Institute investigators are experts in the fields of transfusion medicine; immunobiology; thrombosis, hemostasis and vascular biology; and stem cell biology and hematopoiesis. Learn more about past, present and future research projects aimed at saving lives.