Groups called subsections allow members of the CT Section to focus on specific topic areas. Subsections work to identify challenges and develop materials to meet the needs of the field. Section participation is open to all AABB individual members
enroll in any subsection(s) they choose.
This group works on topics such as donor issues for public banking (recruitment, consent, screening/testing), manufacturing, storage and transport challenges, licensure, international issues, and private and family banking issues. (Meets 1st Thursdays at 1:00pm - 2:00pm ET monthly)Enroll
For members located in the Asia-Pacific region, a designated group called the Asia Pacific Group or APG is available. Members will be able to join live discussions and directly participate with fellow APG members in regular subsection meetings held at 'convenient' times for the zones encompassed in this region. Countries in the region include Australia, China, Guam, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
CT issues related to cord blood, donor qualification, manufacturing, storage and transport challenges, as well as quality operations, regulatory, development and specific regional issues will be addressed. The APG meeting time is tailored to those in the Asia-Pacific; however, all interested individual AABB members who would like to share their CT interests, insights and expertise may join. (Meets 2nd Wednesdays at 0400 - 0500 UTC monthly)Enroll
This subsection addresses topics surrounding the development and processing of cellular therapies including collection of cells from a variety of sources, manufacturing, testing, and strategies used in novel therapies and clinical practices. (Meets 3rd Tuesdays at 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET monthly)Enroll
This subsection addresses regulatory issues, Guidance documents, quality program design, risk management, vendor and supply qualification, facility, environmental operational controls and how good management principles support these activities. (Meets 4th Tuesdays at 3:00pm - 4:00pm ET monthly)Enroll
This group is for Spanish-speaking members or those members located in Spanish-speaking regions. Members will be able to join live discussions and participate with fellow SLS members in regular subsection meetings held at 'convenient' times for the zones encompassed in the Latin America region. The SLS will address CT issues related to cord blood; donor qualification; manufacturing; storage and transport challenges; quality operations; regulatory issues; and development. The group will also address specific regional issues for developing programs. All interested individual AABB members who speak Spanish and would like to share their CT interests, insights and expertise in may join. (Meets 3rd Wednesdays at 10:00am - 11:00am ET monthly)
La Subsección en Español (SLS) ofrece a todos sus miembros la oportunidad de conocer e interconectarse con otros profesionales hispanohablantes. Los miembros pueden formar parte de discusiones estimulantes con otros colegas de la subsección durante las reuniones regulares. Los “convenientes” horarios de estas reuniones han sido establecidos para acomodar a miembros localizados en Latinoamérica. El SLS abarcará temas de Terapia Celular (CT) relacionados con cordón umbilical; requisitos para donación de productos celulares; retos en la manufactura, almacenamiento y transporte de productos de terapia celular; operaciones de calidad y temas específicos para el desarrollo de otros programas regionales. Todos los miembros hispanohablantes de AABB que deseen compartir sus intereses, visiones y experiencias pueden ser parte de esta subsección. (Se reúne el tercer miércoles de cada mes a las 10:00 am - 11:00 am ET)Inscribirse