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

    BEST Collaborative is an international research organization that works collaboratively to explore ways to improve transfusion-related services through…

  • BEST Membership
    BEST Membership

    The BEST collaborative is a unique free-standing group of over 150 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

Transfusion Update Event

was held in Sydney Australia in April 2017.

Press Release 20 July 2016

Interference of New Drugs in Compatibility Testing for Blood Transfusion

Press Release 26 February 2014

Michael Murphy, MD Elected Chair, effective October 2014

Member Reminders

  • The La Jolla BEST Book and meeting presentations are available for download in the members area.
  • Make your hotel reservations for the Florence Meeting now! The booking form is available in the members area.

October 2017

La Jolla 2017

BEST LIV Meeting

The meeting dates for the Fall Meeting are October 4-5, 2017.

Location

  • Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
  • Immediately prior to the AABB Meeting in San Diego

 

April 2018

Florence

BEST LV Meeting

Dates are confirmed for Florence, Italy for April 27-28, 2018.

Important News

  • A booking form for the Grand Hotel Mediterraneo is posted in the Members area

 

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Cellular
Therapy

Clinical
Transfusion
Studies

Conventional
Components

Donor
Studies

Team Leaders    

Zbigniew Szczepiorkowski 
David McKenna
Mark Fung
Alan Tinmouth 
Dana Devine
Pieter van der Meer
Ralph Vassallo
Marc Germain

Scientific Members    

JoAnna Reems
David Stroncek 
Henk Garritsen


Richard Haspel
Richard Kaufman
Simon Stanworth
Miguel Lozano
Leo van de Watering
Rebecca Cardigan
Dirk de Korte
José Cancelas
Tor Hervig

Andreas Greinacher
Beth Shaz 



Associate Scientific Members

Minoko Takanashi
Magali Fontaine
Pampee Young
John Girdlestone
Meghan Delaney
Mark Yazer
Alyssa Ziman
Nancy Dunbar
James Zimring
Claudia Cohn
Femke Noorman
Fabrice Cognasse
Milos Bohonek
Emanuele di Angelantonio
Jed Gorlin
Katja van den Hurk
Barbara Masser 
Brian Custer