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Johns Hopkins University

Location

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, 2020 to December 31st, 2021
  • Marrow: 180
  • PBSC: 259
  • Cord Blood: 0
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 212
Performs adult; pediatric transplants

Overview

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/Be The Match transplant center since October 1997.

Attending physicians

Adult - Syed Abbas Ali, Richard Ambinder, Javier Bolanos-Meade, Robert Brodsky, Amy Dezern, Ephraim Fuchs, Ivana Gojo, Carol Ann Huff, Tania Jain, Richard Jones, Mark Levis, Leo Luznik, B. Douglas Smith, Lode Swinnen, Nina Wagner-Johnston

Pediatric - Allen R. Chen, Kenneth Cohen, Kenneth Cooke, Alan Friedman, Christopher Gamper, Nico Llosa, 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

About the center

Overview

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/Be The Match transplant center since October 1997.

Attending physicians

Adult - Syed Abbas Ali, Richard Ambinder, Javier Bolanos-Meade, Robert Brodsky, Amy Dezern, Ephraim Fuchs, Ivana Gojo, Carol Ann Huff, Tania Jain, Richard Jones, Mark Levis, Leo Luznik, B. Douglas Smith, Lode Swinnen, Nina Wagner-Johnston

Pediatric - Allen R. Chen, Kenneth Cohen, Kenneth Cooke, Alan Friedman, Christopher Gamper, Nico Llosa, 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

Overall center survival


Patient survival information for this center

This center's actual 1-year survival results are above the expected rate for this center.

The survival information we have for this center includes ONLY:

  1. Patients who had their FIRST ALLOGENEIC transplant (cells from a related or unrelated donor/cord blood) during 2019, 2020, 2021, and
  2. Who had their transplant at a U.S. transplant center, and
  3. Who had follow-up information provided by the transplant center for analysis

For this center, we have survival information for 649 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 81.8%.

Compared to similar patients transplanted at all centers in the U.S., we expect that the 1-year survival for patients at this center to be in a range between 75.2% and 81.3%.

For help with understanding these statistics, please see Understanding Transplant Outcomes.

For overall survival for all patients transplanted with a specific disease, please see U.S. Patient Survival report at bloodcell.transplant.hrsa.gov.

Number of adult transplants

Total adult transplants


612

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2020 to December 31st, 2021 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 152 170 0 322
Unrelated donor 5 83 0 88
Total allogeneic 157 253 0 410
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
202
-- 202
Total combined
612 0 612

Number of pediatric transplants

Total pediatric transplants


39

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2020 to December 31st, 2021 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 19 5 0 24
Unrelated donor 4 1 0 5
Total allogeneic 23 6 0 29
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
10
-- 10
Total combined
39 0 39

Transplants by disease

All diseases

Number of transplants by age reported from January 1, 2020 to December 31st, 2021 (includes marrow, PBSC and cord blood)

0-18 19-44 45-64 65+ Total
Related 26 93 133 92 344
Unrelated 5 22 40 26 93
Autologous 10 15 131 56 212
Total 41 130 304 174 649

Treatments may be similar for diseases within a group. It might be helpful to look at centers that have done transplants for a specific disease and centers that have done transplants for any corresponding broad disease categories.

Centers are not required to report autologous transplants so the numbers might be incomplete.

More information about transplants for this disease can be found:

Additional information

Transplant center resources

Transplant center coordinator:
Kathryn Yarkony
(410) 502-5487
Email: kyarkon1@jhmi.edu

If you have questions about costs and financial services at this center, please call the transplant center's direct phone number.

Be The Match patient navigators

Patient navigators can answer your questions about choosing a transplant center and provide support and education to help you throughout your transplant journey.

Inside the United States: 1 (888) 999-6743

Outside the United States: 1 (763) 406-3410.
(Long distance or international charges may apply.)

Email: patientinfo@nmdp.org

Survivorship program


No survivorship program information is available. Contact the center for information about post-transplant care.