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




WBMT Ryadh Symposium Flyer (PDF 1.7Mb)

WBMT Ryadh Workshop Flyer (PDF 1.8Mb)

4th_Donor_Outcome_Workshop_Program_2016_11 (PDF, 130Kb)



Patient Advocacy/Advisory Committee (PAAC)

The WBMT has recently launched a Patient Advocacy/Advisory Committee.  Global interest is apparent, although development of committee leadership, structure and mission remains in progress.  Patient, caretaker, physician and nurse education  are all identified as areas of need throughout the world. Please let us know if you are interested in joining this worldwide, umbrella Patient Advocacy/Advisory Committee. The next meeting of the committee will be during the EBMT 2016 in Valencia. Face-to-face meetings are likely to be held at ASH 2016 in San Diego, USA and/or EBMT 2017 in Marseille, France while teleconferences will be held on a regular basis between times.

Information can be obtained from Paula Watry (pwatry(at) or the PAAC Chair, Dr Menachem Bitan (menachembi(at)


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



WBMT Officers

Jeff Szer MD
Department of Clinical Haematology & BMT Service
The Royal Melbourne Hospital – City Campus, 2 Centre
T: +61 3 9342 7737
F: +61 3 9342 7386

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


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


Adriana Seber, MD
Hospital Samaritano
Rua Domingos Augusto Setti, 21
São Paulo, SP 04116-070
tel. +55 11 99614-3210


Immediate past President
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

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



Standing committee chairs

Standing committee chairs (PDF, 1808Kb)




2015 WBMT Annual Report - Final 2016-02-09 (PDF 1.3 MB)


2014 WBMT Annual Report - COMPLETE FINAL 2015-02-04 (PDF 1.1 MB)

Slide set to download (PDF 1.3MB)

2013_WBMT_Annual_Report_ABS_FINAL_to_printer_2014-03-17 (PDF 1 MB)

WBMT Bylaws-amendments approved 2016 (PDF 324 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)