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Johns Hopkins University


Johns Hopkins University
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Weinberg Building, Room 1355
401 North Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21231-1146
Direct phone: (410) 955-8851
Toll-free: (866) 999-3345

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2012 to December 31st, 2013
  • Marrow: 372
  • PBSC: 18
  • Cord Blood: 11
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 105
Performs adult; pediatric transplants


Johns Hopkins is a core center of the BMT clinical trials network; COG approved. Current studies are looking at ways to facilitate graft tolerance to reduce the risk of GVHD and reduce graft rejection in patients with mismatched donors, as well as investigating safer ways to transplant non-malignant diseases. Some patients with fully matched donors do not require immune suppression beyond four days after transplantation.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1969 and has been an NMDP transplant center since October 1997.

Attending physicians

Adult - Syed Abbas Ali, Richard Ambinder, Javier Bolanos-Meade, Ivan Borrello, Robert Brodsky, Amy Dezern, Ephraim Fuchs, Douglas Gladstone, Ivana Gojo, Carol Ann Huff, Richard Jones, Mark Levis, Leo Luznik, William Matsui, Shannon McCurdy, Keith Pratz, B. Douglas Smith, Lode Swinnen, Nina Wagner-Johnston

Pediatric - Patrick Brown, Allen R. Chen, Kenneth Cohen, Kenneth Cooke, Alan Friedman, Christopher Gamper, Jeffrey Huo, Nico Llosa, David Loeb, Margaret Showel, Donald Small, Heather Symons, Elias Zambidis

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric