Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion
  • Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST)
    Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST)

    BEST Collaborative is an international research organization with a vision to lead the field of transfusion medicine and cellular therapies toward the best…

  • BEST Membership
    BEST Membership

    The BEST collaborative is a unique free-standing group of over 170 manufacturers, clinicians, and scientists from 22 countries committed to improving transfusion…

  • BEST Meetings
    BEST Meetings

    BEST meetings are held twice per year. and attendance is open to all members. Invited guests may attend with pre-approval of the Chair.

  • Press Releases
    Press Releases

    Official notices regarding significant publications, special events, and member news.

  • Recommended Procedures
    Recommended Procedures

    Several best practice documents are available for download

  • Sponsorship
    Sponsorship

    Any commercial organization or Blood Service interested in advancing the purpose of BEST may become a supporter of BEST by paying the annual dues amount; providing a…

Latest News

Press Release 13 Oct 2021

Award Recipient of 27th Scott Murphy Memorial Award Lectureship Announced

BEST 30th Anniversary Symposium

Save the Date! November 6, 2021

Retirement Celebration Symposium

Innovation/New Blood-Derived Products Symposium Announced by Sanquin

Member News

  • BEST Meeting LXII  will be held in person in Los Angeles, California 13-14 October 2021 for those able and willing to travel. The meeting venue is the Marriott in Marina del Rey, located very close to LAX airport. The meeting RSVP will be available at a later date. We will be also hosting the meeting sessions on Zoom.
  • Members who wish to invite MEETING and/or CONFERENCE CALL guests must have the pre-approval of the Chair. Please submit your requests for approval well in advance of each event. Approved guests will receive a separate Registration & Dinner RSVP, as well as meeting materials, and must complete a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). This applies to all Virtual Meetings as well.
  • Please be sure to keep your contact information on the website up to date so you can be assured of receiving our email updates.
 

Fall 2021

Calfornia

BEST LXII Meeting

The Fall 2021 Meeting is scheduled for 13-14 October 2021.
Important News:

  • The meeting location is the Marina del Rey Marriott, located very near LAX Airport. 
  • We will be requiring a proof of vaccination at the meeting.
  • The Meeting Book is now available in the members area.  A separate meeting materials document will be sent to approved meeting guests.
  • As with all meetings, guests must be approved in advance by the Chair.

 

Spring 2022

Zoomlandia

BEST LXIII Meeting

The Spring 2022 Meeting is planned for Warsaw, Poland 22-23 April 2022.

Important News

  • We plan to hold the meeting in the Hotel Bristol with the BEST Dinner at the Royal Castle
  • Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, we have no further details at this time.