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HCT graft source selection: cord blood


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Recording date: July 20, 2022


This webinar offers insight into applying the NMDP and CIBMTR® (Center for International Blood & Marrow Transplant Research®) HCT Graft Source Selection Guidelines to cord blood.

The panelists discuss considerations for optimal cord blood selection and the advantages of cord blood as a graft source. They also explore the cord blood selection guidelines through MatchSource® scenarios.

Learning Objectives

During this webinar, you will gain a better understanding of how to:

  • Recognize the benefits of selecting cord blood as the graft source for patients who need HCT
  • Describe the recommended guidelines for optimal cord blood selection
  • Apply MatchSource filters to maximize search results and identify the best cord blood units for the patient

Target Audience

Coordinators, physicians and medical directors at transplant centers; HLA lab directors


  • Medhat Askar, MD, PhD
    Director, Clinical Services
  • Heather Stefanski, MD, PhD
    Vice President, Medical Services
  • Stephanie Lerach, MS
    Sr. Immunogenetic Specialist, Clinical HLA Services