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NMDP/Be The Match Histocompatibility Advisory Group/CIBMTR Immunobiology Repository Steering Committee

The NMDP/Be The Match Histocompatibility Advisory group serves as the CIBMTR Immunobiology Steering Committee.

Responsibilities

  • Review and approve the use of donor-recipient specimens from the Research Sample Repository
  • Coordinate with the CIBMTR to develop, prioritize, and oversee immunogenetics and histocompatibility research that utilizes the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) database

Membership

The NMDP/Be The Match Histocompatibility Advisory Group functions as the Repository Steering Committee for the CIBMTR. These appointed members provide expertise in the following areas:

  • Adult Transplantation/HLA and Matching
  • Pediatric Transplantation/HLA and Matching
  • Histocompatibility
  • Immunogenetics
  • International Unrelated Donor Registry
  • Biostatistics

In addition, there are liaisons from CIBMTR, NMDP/Be The Match, the American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI), the NMDP/Be The Match Cord Blood Advisory Group, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the C.W. Bill Young Marrow Donor Recruitment and Research Program.

Committee Members
Carolyn K. Hurley, PhD, Diplomate ABHI Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, United States 
Carlheinz Müller, MD, PhD Zentrales Knochenmarkspender - Register Deutschland (ZKRD), Ulm, Germany
David Porter, MD Abamson Cancer Center University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, United States ​
James Bowman, MD Health Resources & Services Administration, Rockville, MD, United States
John Wingard, MD ​Shands HealthCare & University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, United States 
Joseph Pidala, MD, PhD ​H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL, United States
Juliet Barker, MBBS ​Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, United States
Marcelo Fernandez-Vina, PhD ​Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Stanford, CA, United States
Rajalingam Raja ​University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, United States
Robert J. Hartzman, MD, Capt, MC, USN (Ret.) ​(Navy Representative) C.W. Bill Young Marrow Donor Recruitment and Research Program, Rockville, MD, United States
Sarah Cooley, MD ​University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, Minneapolis, MN, United States​
CIBMTR Staff
Brent Logan, PhD CIBMTR, Milwaukee, WI, United States
Bronwen Shaw, MD,  PhD CIBMTR, Milwaukee, WI, United States​
Mary Eapen, MD, MS CIBMTR, Milwaukee, WI, United States
National Marrow Donor Program Staff
Dennis Confer, MD National Marrow Donor Program, Minneapolis, MN, United States 
Jason Dehn, MPH ​National Marrow Donor Program, Minneapolis, MN, United States
Martin Maiers, MS National Marrow Donor Program, Minneapolis, MN, United States 
Stephen Spellman, MS CIBMTR, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Last Updated: 4/13/2016 2:54 PM
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