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IU Health Blood and Bone Marrow Stem Cell

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IU Health Blood and Bone Marrow Stem Cell
Transplant and Immune Cell Therapy Program

550 North University Boulevard
Room 5630
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5250
Direct phone: (317) 948-2900

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020
  • Marrow: 36
  • PBSC: 142
  • Cord Blood: 2
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 472
Performs adult; pediatric transplants

Overview

The adult program is one of the leading centers for transplantation of patients with testicular/germ cell tumors. Clinical interests include immunotherapy and use of novel agents for treating patients with lymphoma and multiple myeloma. Research interests include haploidentical transplantation, adult cord blood transplantation, enhancement of post-transplant immune function, and graft vs host disease prevention and treatment. The pediatric program is the only stem cell transplant program in Indiana for children. Children treated include those with leukemia, solid tumors, immundeficiencies, sickle cell disease, other non-malignant conditions and rare genetic disorders. Research interests include graft vs. host disease and use of mesenchymal stromal cells for Fanconi Anemia. The Adult and Pediatric Programs are the first in Indiana to be certified to administer commercial CART-cell Therapy.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1985 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since January 1988.

Attending physicians

Adult - Rafat Abonour, Mohammad AbuZaid, Sherif Farag, Varun Mittal, Michael Robertson, Jennifer Schwartz

Pediatric - W. Scott Goebel, Mirian Kim, Toshihiro Onishi, April Rahrig, Kent Robertson, Jodi Skiles

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

No information was provided.

About the center

Overview

The adult program is one of the leading centers for transplantation of patients with testicular/germ cell tumors. Clinical interests include immunotherapy and use of novel agents for treating patients with lymphoma and multiple myeloma. Research interests include haploidentical transplantation, adult cord blood transplantation, enhancement of post-transplant immune function, and graft vs host disease prevention and treatment. The pediatric program is the only stem cell transplant program in Indiana for children. Children treated include those with leukemia, solid tumors, immundeficiencies, sickle cell disease, other non-malignant conditions and rare genetic disorders. Research interests include graft vs. host disease and use of mesenchymal stromal cells for Fanconi Anemia. The Adult and Pediatric Programs are the first in Indiana to be certified to administer commercial CART-cell Therapy.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1985 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since January 1988.

Attending physicians

Adult - Rafat Abonour, Mohammad AbuZaid, Sherif Farag, Varun Mittal, Michael Robertson, Jennifer Schwartz

Pediatric - W. Scott Goebel, Mirian Kim, Toshihiro Onishi, April Rahrig, Kent Robertson, Jodi Skiles

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

No information was provided.

Overall center survival


Patient survival information for this center

This center's actual 1-year survival results are similar to 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 2017, 2018, 2019, 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 202 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 78.8%.

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 72.7% and 83.6%.

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


559

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 3 72 0 75
Unrelated donor 3 68 0 71
Total allogeneic 6 140 0 146
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
413
-- 413
Total combined
559 0 559

Number of pediatric transplants

Total pediatric transplants


93

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 25 2 0 27
Unrelated donor 5 0 2 7
Total allogeneic 30 2 2 34
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
59
-- 59
Total combined
91 2 93

Transplants by disease

All diseases

Number of transplants by age reported from January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 (includes marrow, PBSC and cord blood)

0-18 19-44 45-64 65+ Total
Related 27 27 38 10 102
Unrelated 7 31 26 14 78
Autologous 59 143 185 85 472
Total 93 201 249 109 652

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:
Cheryl Sullivan
(317) 948-2900
Email: csulliv3@iuhealth.org

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.