Pediatric Blood & Bone Marrow Transplant Center
The Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital is South Florida’s first and most experienced care provider for children requiring blood or bone marrow transplantation. Established in 1991, the program was originally accredited in 2003 by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapies (FACT) for all aspects of blood or marrow transplantation. The program continues to meet the rigorous FACT standards, having achieved its most recent reaccreditation in 2017. FACT accreditation is given to organizations that exceed standards in patient care and laboratory practices. We treat patients with malignant and nonmalignant disorders, and use both Autologous and Allogeneic donors. It includes peripheral blood, bone marrow and cord blood (single or double), from HLA-matched family members, haplo-identical family members and unrelated donors.
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Excellent Outcomes Close to Home
The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program maintains outcomes that are the best in the region as reported by the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP). The program’s experience and dedication to quality and in-depth staff training continues to drive outcomes that well exceed predicted outcomes.
Access to the Latest Research Protocols and Data
The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program is a Children’s Oncology Group (COG) accredited center for transplants and is a member of the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium (PBMTC) and the International Blood and Marrow Transplant Registry (IBMTR). Membership in these organizations brings access to the very latest research protocols and national and international research data. Nicklaus Children's Hospital has also been designated a Blue Distinction Center for Transplants in the category of pediatric blood and marrow transplantation .