Dr. Lalli received his Doctorate in Immunology from Case Western Reserve University where he studied the role of complement proteins in T cell activation during transplant rejection. He went on to complete a fellowship in histocompatibility testing at Allogen Laboratories at Cleveland Clinic. After completing his fellowship, he moved to Philadelphia to work with LABS, Inc. and the Gift of Life Donor Program, running the HLA and infectious disease testing laboratory. In 2013, Dr. Lalli became the director of the histocompatibility and flow cytometry laboratories at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. He also serves as the director for the histocompatibility laboratory at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, PA. In addition to his clinical roles, Dr. Lalli is the Chairman for the UNOS/OPTN Histocompatibility Committee.