Accreditation Statistics

As of May 2, 2024

Cellular Therapy Entities

  • Accredited: 262
  • Applicants: 30

Cord Blood Banks

  • Accredited: 48
  • Applicants: 10


Initial Accreditations

  • Abu Dhabi Stem Cell Center, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates | Cellular Therapy Product Processing with Minimal Manipulation
  • CHN - Complexo Hospitalar de Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Adult and Pediatric Allogeneic and Autologous Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Transplantation, Marrow and  Peripheral Blood Cellular Therapy Product Collection, and Cellular Therapy Product Processing with Minimal Manipulation


A complete list of accredited organizations can be found at

Joseph Schwartz, MD, MPH to Receive the ASFA Francis S. Morrison, MD Memorial Lectureship

Posted in :: 2023 Volume 1 :: Tuesday, March 28th, 2023

The ASFA Past President Council has awarded the Francis S. Morrison, MD Memorial Lectureship to Joseph Schwartz, MD, MPH. This esteemed award recognizes individuals whose contributions have, or will likely have, a major impact on the field of apheresis medicine. Dr. Schwartz will deliver a lecture during the 2023 ASFA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis.

FACT is pleased that Dr. Schwartz has received this award, and recognizes his many efforts to advance and recognize the field of apheresis medicine via his involvement in FACT. Dr. Schwartz has been a FACT inspector since 2005 and serves on numerous FACT committees, including terms as Technology Committee Chair, Past Standards Committee Chair and Accreditation Committee Vice-Chair, and is a previous FACT Board member.

Congratulations, Yossi, and thank you for your contributions to the fields of apheresis medicine and cellular therapy!