accreditation statistics

April and May 2020 Accreditations

Cellular Therapy Entities

  • Accredited: 238
  • Applicants: 20

Cord Blood Banks

  • Accredited: 55
  • Applicants: 9

In April and May 2020, 5 entities received accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy. For details regarding these accreditations, view the full accreditation report.

A complete list of accredited organizations can be found at www.factwebsite.org.

Dr. Helen Heslop Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted in :: 2019 Volume 3 :: Thursday, March 14th, 2019

Director of the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy Dr. Helen Heslop was recently recognized with the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation Lifetime Achievement Award at the Transplantation & Cellular Therapy Meetings of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT) and the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research.

The ASBMT Lifetime Achievement Award is presented annually and recognizes an individual who has made continuing contributions to the field of blood and marrow transplantation.

Dr. Heslop is Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine and Director of the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital and Texas Children’s Hospital. She serves on the FACT Cellular Therapy Accreditation Committee, the Immune Effector Cellular Therapy Task Force, and various other FACT committees.  Dr. Heslop is a member of the FACT Board of Directors, and served as the President of FACT from 2012 to 2016.

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