The HLA Laboratory provides histocompatibility testing and consultative support for organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, including one of the nation’s most active renal transplant programs and organ procurement organizations. The laboratory also provides testing for platelet transfusion and HLA-associated diseases. Services include low and high resolution HLA typing, HLA antibody detection and identification, post-transplant antibody monitoring, and consultative support for donor selection and management of high-risk transplants. The laboratory is accredited by the American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics.


UW Health Transplant Center – HLA Laboratory
448 Science Drive Suite 250
Madison, WI 53711

Phone: 608-263-8815
Fax: 608-263-9610
Email: uwhc.hlalab@uwhealth.org

Lab Director

Luis G. Hidalgo, Ph.D., D(ABHI)

Lab Manager

Ashley Glasheen

HLA Process Analyst/IT Support

John Burger

Lab Development Spec Sr

Paige Kluz, Ph.D.

Senior Medical Technologist

Stephanie Dykstra
Megan Knoflicek
Kelley Viney

Medical Technologist

Amanda Diskin
Danna Rose Glodoski
Jacob Gosdeck
Amy Hutter
Jennifer Keats
Joshua Moline
Annette Musielewicz
Hazel Press
Samuel Stanley
Thomas Zydowsky

Spec Control & Rec Tech Lead

Jessica Kuenzi