NSH Hematopoietic Stem Cell Processing Laboratory

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Laboratory Leadership: Brenda Alder, Quality Assurance and Standards Coordinator and Jennifer Westerman, Bone Marrow Transplant Laboratory Coordinator

4,736 square foot Hematopoietic Stem Cell Processing Laboratory

  • State-of-the-Art Facility
  • HEPA filtered facility
  • Four processing bays
  • On site microbulk liquid nitrogen supply tanks
  • Environmental monitoring system throughout facility
  • Performs autologous, allogeneic, cord blood and matched unrelated donor processing of cellular therapy products and performs collection of bone marrow.
    • Designated NMDP and Gift of Life Registry bone marrow collection facility
    • Performs adoptive immunotherapy procedures
  • Licensed by the state of Georgia, registered with the FDA and accredited by AABB and FACT
  • Highly Specialized and Trained Staff
  • Supervisor with over 15 years of experience in processing cellular therapy products
  • Quality Assurance and Standards Coordinator with over 20 years’ experience in processing cellular therapy products
    • Maintains HSC Laboratory in a continued state of compliance and readiness with regulatory and accrediting agency standards
    • Serves on the AABB’s Cell Therapy Standards Committee
    • Chair of the AABB Cell Therapy Uniform Donor History Questionnaire Task Force
  • AABB Inspector for Cellular Therapy Programs
  • 3 additional Medical Technologists with over 60 years of combined experience in hematopoietic stem cell processing

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Laboratory Staff