The WBMT is a non profit scientific organization with the mission to promote excellence in stem cell transplantation, stem cell donation and cellular therapy. The purpose of this cooperation is to engage exclusively in scientific and educational activities and endeavours. The annual global survey is one of the activities of the WBMT (see publications).

The WBMT engages in a variety of activities to further its mission, including:

•       An annual global survey of hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) activity
•       Scientific and educational conferences
•       Development of consensus guidelines for optimum delivery of HCT services and accreditation of HCT facilities


The Worldwide Network for Blood and Marrow Transplantation opposes to the compensation of marrow donors.



WBMT officers

Yoshihisa Kodera
Department of Promotion for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Aichi Medical University School of Medicine
21, Karimata
Yazako, Nagakute-cho
Aichi 480-1195 Japan
Tel.: +81 561 62 3311 (Ext. 2375)
Fax: +81 561 61 3180

Daniel Weisdorf MD
Professor of Medicine
Adult Blood & Marrow Transplant Program
University of Minnesota
MMC 480, Minneapolis, MN 55455 USA
tel +1 612 624 3101
fax  +1 612 625 6919


Past President
Dietger Niederwieser, MD
Professor of Medicine, Dr. h. c.
Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology,
Univ. of Leipzig, Johannisallee 32A,
04103 Leipzig, Germany
tel. +49 341 97-13050;
fax +49 341 97-13059


Prof. Dr. Hildegard Greinix
I. Med. Univ. Klinik, KMT,
Währinger Gürtel 18-20,
A-1090  Wien
tel. +43 1 40400 4402
fax +43 1 404005701


Dennis Confer, MD
Chief Medical Officer
National Marrow Donor Program and Be The Match
Associate Scientific Director, CIBMTR
3001 Broadway Street N. E. Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55413-1753
tel: +1 612 362 3425
fax: +1 612 845 0882


Standing committee chairs

Standing committee chairs (PDF, 1808Kb)



2013_WBMT_Annual_Report_ABS_FINAL_to_printer_2014-03-17 (PDF 1 MB)

WBMT Bylaws-amendments approved 2011-02-20 (PDF, 45 KB)

NGO Status WHO (PDF 7.5 MB)

WBMT Vienna (PDF, 1.4 MB)

WBMT Paris (PDF, 712 KB)

WBMT position statement for European Labeling and ISBT (PDF, 642 KB)


Telephone conferences of WBMT

WBMT Teleconference Call In Information (PDF, 294 Kb)