National Marrow Donor Program® 22nd Edition Standards and Glossary (effective May 1, 2014), replaces the 21st Edition Standards, (effective October 1, 2011).
The NMDP Standards are reviewed on a 2 year cycle. As part of this review process, the NMDP invites comments from the public on the content of the NMDP Standards. Send your comments at any time to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the justification for any proposed changes. The Standards Advisory Group will review and evaluate all comments with the next revision cycle.
The NMDP Standards Advisory Group has approved an Interim Standard for Section 4.0000 of the 22nd Edition of the NMDP Standards: Criteria for Participating Cord Blood Banks. Please note this interim standard with any updates to your facility’s policies, procedures or processes. All changes will be incorporated with the next edition in the scheduled course of review.
Proposed 23rd Edition NMDP Standards
On May 1, 2015, the NMDP posted proposed changes to the 22nd Edition of NMDP Standards. The NMDP would greatly appreciate comments related to these proposed changes.
Please view the proposed changes to the 22nd Edition of NMDP Standards via the link below. Please submit questions or comments related to content and accuracy to the Standards Committee by May 31, 2015. Send your comments to email@example.com. Please include the justification for any proposed changes.
The Standards Committee will review and evaluate all comments, submitting the proposed changes to the NMDP Board of Directors for final approval.
For ease of review, a redlined and clean copy of the proposed 23rd Edition Standards and a Record of Change are included below.
- Draft NMDP 23rd Edition Standards, Redlined
- Draft NMDP 23rd Edition, Clean Copy
- Record of Change, 23rd Edition Standards
- NMDP 22ND Edition, Standards and Glossary (PDF) (effective May 1, 2014)
- Interim Standard 4.4130, 22nd Edition (PDF) (effective October 1, 2014)
Center-specific participation criteria
NMDP standards are designed to ensure that donors and patients receive high quality care and that government standards are met.
Cord Blood Bank
- Member Cord Blood Bank Participation Criteria (PDF)
- NMDP Current Inventory Requirements for New Cord Blood Units (PDF)
- Policy for NMDP CBB IND Renewal and Qualification (PDF)
International Donor Centers and Registries
Participation center criteria comments, suggestions or questions related to the NMDP participation criteria are welcome, and can be made by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.