Core Clinical Centers

Participating Clinical Centers are responsible for recruiting, examining, and treating study participants.  They are also responsible for collecting all clinical, laboratory, demographic, and other data required by the study.  Each Core Clinical Center is led by a Principal Investigator who is personally responsible for ensuring that all aspects of BMT CTN protocols are followed.  Other key center staff includes physicians, study coordinators, and laboratory technicians.

Clinical Center staff carries out the provisions of the Manual of Procedures and BMT CTN protocols.  They are responsible for registering and maintaining follow-up of all participants. 

Some Core Clinical Centers are consortia of two or more centers.  The Core Clinical Centers are:

The BMT CTN is committed to including widespread transplant community participation in these trials.  However, due to the limited resources, not all requests can be accommodated for each protocol.  If your center is interested in participating, return the completed Affiliate Center Application to BMT CTN DCC/EMMES at 301-251-1355 or to


Helen Heslop, M.D. - Principal Investigator

Baylor College of Medicine

Center for Cell and Gene Therapy

One Baylor Plaza Room N1002

Houston, TX 77030





Catherine Bollard, M.D. - Principal Investigator

Children's National Medical Center/Children's Research Institute

111 Michigan Avenue NW

Washington DC 20010





Hillard Lazarus, M.D. - Principal Investigator

University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Seidman Cancer Center

11100 Euclid Avenue

Cleveland, OH  44106-5061





Richard Maziarz, M.D. - Principal Investigator

Oregon Health & Science University

3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code UHN 73C

Portland, OR 97239





Ronald Sobecks, M.D. - Principal Investigator

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk R32

Cleveland, OH 44195





Michael Craig, M.D. - Principal Investigator

West Virginia University

PO Box 9162

Morgantown, WV 26506





Ryo Nakamura, M.D. - Principal Investigator

City of Hope National Medical Center

1500 East Duarte Road

Duarte, CA  91010-3000





Joseph Antin, M.D. - Principal Investigator

Dana Farber Cancer Institute

450 Brookline Avenue, Dana 1B58

Boston, MA  02115





Joanne Kurtzberg, M.D. - Principal Investigator

Duke University Medical Center

Pediatric Blood & Marrow Transplant

1400 Morreene Road, Suite 1400

Durham, NC  27705





Frederick Appelbaum, M.D. – Principal Investigator

Steering Committee Chair

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

1100 Fairview Avenue North, PO Box 19024

Seattle, WA  98109-1024





Claudio Anasetti, M.D. – Principal Investigator

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

12902 Magnolia Drive, Mail FOB3-BMT

Tampa, FL 33612





Richard Jones, M.D. - Principal Investigator

Johns Hopkins University

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

550 North Broadway

Baltimore, MD  21205





Sergio Giralt, M.D. - Principal Investigator

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Department: 2919

Quenby 1275 York Avenue

New York, NY  10065





Asad Bashey, M.D. - Principal Investigator

Northside Hospital

Blood & Marrow Transplant Program

5670 Peachtree Dunwoody Road NE, Suite 1000

Atlanta, GA 30342-4790





Steven Devine, M.D. - Principal Investigator

Steering Committee Vice Chair

Ohio State Medical Center

James Medical Center Division of Hematology

320 West 10th Avenue, B316 Starling Loving Hall

Columbus, OH 43210





Philip McCarthy, M.D. - Co-Principal Investigator

Theresa Hahn, M.D. - Co-Principal Investigator

Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Blood and Marrow Transplant

Elm and Carlton Streets

Buffalo, NY 14263






Thomas Shea, M.D. - Principal Investigator

University of North Carolina Hospitals


170 Manning Drive, 3rd Floor Physicians Office Building

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7305





Lloyd Damon, M.D. - Principal Investigator

University of California, San Francisco Medical Center

Adult Hematology/Oncology/BMT

400 Parnassus Avenue, 5th Floor Clinic

San Francisco, CA 94143-0324





John McCarty, M.D. - Principal Investigator

Virginia Commonwealth University

Massey Cancer Center BMT

1300 E. Marshall Steet, PO Box 980157

Richmond, VA 23298-0157





Mike Pulsipher, M.D. - Principal Investigator

Pediatric Blood & Marrow Transplant Consortium

Children's Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

1975 Zonal Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90033





Robert Lowsky, M.D. - Principal Investigator

Stanford Hospital and Clinics

Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinic

875 Blake Wilbur Drive Clinic F MC5826

Stanford, CA  94305-5623





John Wingard, M.D. - Principal Investigator

University of Florida/Shands Healthcare Medical


1600 SW Archer Road, Box 100403

Gainesville, FL  32610-0403





Edmund Waller, M.D. - Principal Investigator

Emory University Medical Center

531 Asbury Court, EUH Annex N142E

Atlanta, GA 30322





Greg Yanik, M.D. - Principal Investigator

University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center

Bone Marrow Transplant

1500 E. Medical Center Drive

Ann Arbor, MI  48109-0942





William Hogan, M.D. - Co-Principal Investigator

Mark Litzow, M.D. - Co-Principal Investigator

Mayo Clinic

200 1st Street SW

Rochester, MN 55905






John Levine, M.D. - Principal Investigator

The Mt. Sinai Hospital

One Gustave L. Levy Place

New York, NY  10029-6574





Madan Jagasia, M.D. - Principal Investigator

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

691 Preston Building

Nashville, TN  37232





Daniel Weisdorf, M.D. - Principal Investigator

University of Minnesota Medical Center

BMT Program

420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 480

Minneapolis, MN  55455





Julie Vose, M.D. - Principal Investigator

University of Nebraska Medical Center


987680 Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE  68198-7680





Joseph McGuirk, M.D. - Principal Investigator

University of Kansas

Division of Hematology/Oncology

2330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Suite 210, MS 5003

Westwood, KS 66205





Edward Stadtmauer, M.D. - Principal Investigator

University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

Abramson Cancer Center

3400 Civic Center Boulevard

2nd Floor West Pavilion

Philadelphia, PA  19104





Amin Alousi, MD - Principal Investigator

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Stem Cell Transplantation & Cellular Therapies

1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 423

Houston, TX 77030





Peter Westervelt, M.D. - Principal Investigator

Washington University School of Medicine

Division of Oncology

660 South Euclid Avenue Campus Box 8007

St. Louis, MO 63110