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
ASBMT - American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplant
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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