Accreditation Statistics

As of June 3, 2024

Cellular Therapy Entities

  • Accredited: 262
  • Applicants: 30

Cord Blood Banks

  • Accredited: 48
  • Applicants: 10


Initial Accreditations

  • Cord Blood Bank University Hospital Basel Cord Blood Collection (Fixed and Non-Fixed sites), Banking, and Release for Administration of Unrelated and Related Donations
  • Cord Blood Bank Geneva Cord Blood Collection (Fixed, Non-Fixed sites), Banking, and Release for Administration of Unrelated and Related Donations


A complete list of accredited organizations can be found at

Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Center is First Cellular Therapy Processing Facility in United Arab Emirates to Earn FACT Accreditation

Posted in :: 2024 Volume 3 :: Monday, June 24th, 2024

Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Center (ADSCC) has achieved internationally recognized accreditation from FACT, making it the first and only cellular therapy processing facility in the United Arab Emirates to earn this distinction. Led by Prof. Yendry Ventura, MD, ADSCC received accreditation on April 2, 2024, specifically for Cellular Therapy Processing with minimal manipulation.

Prof. Yendry Venturay, CEO of ADSC and Adjunct Professor at UAE University, expressed his gratitude, commenting, “Under the guidance of UAE’s wise leadership and in line with the UAE’s national agenda in healthcare, ADSCC has a clear vision and mandate of pioneering cellular therapy on a global scale and bringing medical breakthroughs close to bedside, which plays a crucial role in positioning Abu Dhabi and the UAE at the vanguard of healthcare innovation. With this landmark FACT accreditation, we are breaking new ground in addressing complex diseases through cutting-edge treatments such as stem cell transplants and other cellular therapies. The journey towards accreditation has been both extensive and stimulating, and we take immense pride in being the first institution in UAE to receive it. This achievement reaffirms our commitment to continue investing in providing the highest standards of patient care and offering top-tier cellular therapy services that is on par with the best globally.”

Dr. Phyllis Warkentin, FACT Chief Medical Officer, commended ADSCC, stating “FACT accreditation represents a commitment to quality throughout an organization and requires dedication and perseverance. I congratulate Prof. Ventura and the team of the Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Center on achieving FACT accreditation, the first cellular therapy product processing laboratory in the United Arab Emirates to reach this milestone.”