Related Sites

Professional Associations

AABB - International association representing individuals and institutions involved in activities related to transfusion and cellular therapies.
ABHH - Brazilian Association of Hematology
APBMT - Asia-Pacific Blood and Marrow Transplantation Group
ARM - Alliance for Regenerative Medicine
ASTCT - American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy
ASFA - American Society for Apheresis 
ASHI - American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunology
ASGCT - American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy
CAP - College of American Pathologists
CBMTG - The Canadian Blood and Marrow Transplant Group 
EBMT - The European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
ICCBBA - International organization enhancing safety for patients by managing the ISBT 128 international information standard for use in transfusion and transplantation
ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy 
ISH - International Society of Hematology
ISSCR - International Society for Stem Cell Research
JACIE - Joint Accreditation Committee-ISCT Europe and EBMT.
NETCORD - International foundation to balance global supply and demand for umbilical cord blood and provide professional and public education.
PACT - Production Assistance for Cellular Therapies is an NHLBI federally-funded initiative to support the development and manufacture of novel cellular therapies
WBMT - Worldwide Network for Blood & Marrow Transplantation 
AHCTA - Alliance for Harmonization of Cellular Therapy Accreditation


NMDP - National Marrow Donor Program®
WMDA - World Marrow Donor Association


Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation - Journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Blood - Journal of the American Society of Hematology
Bloodline - Online Hematology Resource Comprehensive Hematology Research and Resources
CIBMTR - Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research
Cytotherapy - Journal of the International Society for Cellular Therapy

Information and Support

nbmtLINK - National Bone Marrow Transplant Link
BMTinfonet - Blood and Marrow Transplant Newsletter
BMTnet - Blood and Marrow Transplantation Resources
Eurocord-ed - European Online Cord Blood Learning Portal for use by doctors, nurses, midwives, surgeons, VCB processing and testing laboratories, scientists and study groups
Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation - Resource to educate parent's about cord blood medical research and cord blood storage options 



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Accreditation Success Story

Hoxworth Blood Center Apheresis Collection Facility and its Cellular Therapies Division have been accredited by FACT since 2003. The program values their FACT accreditation and the impact it has had on their program’s continuous quality improvement objectives. Read more