accreditation statistics

As of April 6, 2022

Cellular Therapy Entities

  • Accredited: 246
  • Applicants: 19

Cord Blood Banks

  • Accredited: 56
  • Applicants: 7

Congratulations to the following organizations for achieving their initial accreditations: South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (Collections at BioBridge Global Campus), San Antonio, Texas and University of California, Irvine (UCI), Orange, California.

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

New Chair of Standards Development Announced

Posted in :: 2021 Volume 1 :: Friday, January 29th, 2021

The FACT Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Nicole Prokopishyn to serve as the next Chair of Standards Development beginning with the 8th Edition of Cord Blood Standards slated to kick off in Spring 2021. Dr. Prokopishyn currently serves as the Cellular Therapy Lab Director at the Alberta Blood and Marrow Transplant Program: Foothills Medical Centre, Alberta Children’s Hospital, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, and Calgary Laboratory Services, and has several years of experience serving as a member of the Standards Committee.

Dr. Prokopishyn follows the dedicated leadership of Dr. Paul Eldridge, who chaired the Standards Committee during the review and updating of each set of Standards. Thank you for your valuable contributions, Dr. Eldridge!