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Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children


Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
Direct phone: (302) 651-4000

Total transplants by cell source

  • Marrow: 17
  • PBSC: 0
  • Cord Blood: 7
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 6
Performs pediatric transplants


The objectives of the BBMT program are the following: Assure the quality and safety of care provided to transplant patients. To provide excellent and compassionate care for patients and their families who are under going hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation. Ensure consistent coordination and continuity of care across all disciplines. Establish a foundation of Continuous Performance Improvement (CPI) that reflects Nemours commitment to quality.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 2001.

Attending physicians

Pediatric - E. Anders Kolb, Emi Caywood, Jonathan Powell, Lisa Wray

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Pediatric only