Close-up of an apheresis machine


The Center for Stem Cell Transplantation works according to internationally recognized quality standards and is a leader in the research and development of stem cell transplantation. The staff respond to the worries and concerns of patients and their relatives in a humane and professional manner. The focus is on a patient-centered approach in close cooperation with the referring physicians.

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University Hospital Basel
Center for Stem Cell Transplantation
Petersgraben 4
4031 Basel

Take streetcar line 11 to the University Hospital station and then walk 80 meters up Petersgraben to the entrance.

Please use the parking garage City, entrance Klingelbergstrasse or Schanzenstrasse


Thanks to its long tradition and good international networking, the Center for Stem Cell Transplantation offers the entire spectrum of stem cell transplantation. This includes - for adults and children - autologous transplantation, transplantation of peripheral blood, umbilical cord blood or stem cells from the bone marrow of family or unrelated donors.

Our team

Together with the isolation ward, Therapeutic Haematology forms the "Leukemia Treatment and Stem Cell Transplantation" competence center. It offers consultation, preliminary clarification, treatment, aftercare, support and care. The cell replacement outpatient clinic, which is responsible for the collection of stem cells and the care of donors, is attached to the center.


Prof. Jakob Passweg



Zentrum für Stammzelltransplantation

Diagnostic Haematology is responsible for diagnosis and tissue typing based on the latest scientific findings. It is responsible for the processing and storage of stem cells, including umbilical cord blood. It manages the outpatient consultation hours for the clarification of complex hematological diseases.

Experimental Haematology conducts state-of-the-art research on normal and malignant haematopoietic stem cells at an internationally recognized level.


Prof. Radek Ctirad Skoda

Leitender Arzt


Experimentelle Hämatologie

The Laboratory Medicine department ensures that all laboratory tests required for treatment are carried out and arranges contact with external laboratories for special tests. It is certified according to the latest quality standards.


Prof. Katharina Rentsch Savoca



Fachleiterin Klinische Chemie

The Women's Clinic of the University Hospital Basel is fully responsible for questions in connection with umbilical cord donation and for the professional collection of umbilical cord blood cells.


Prof. Gwendolin Manegold-Brauer

Leitende Ärztin

Abteilung gynäkologische Sonographie und Pränataldiagnostik


The UKBB is responsible for the assessment, care, treatment and aftercare of children and adolescents up to the age of 18 who require a stem cell transplant. This is carried out in close cooperation with the Center for Stem Cell Transplantation at the University Hospital Basel.

von der Weid, Nicolas

Prof. Nicolas von der Weid

Leiter Hämatologie, Onkologie, Stv. Chefarzt Pädiatrie UKBB, Mitglied Tumorzentrum

The blood donation center guarantees the provision of the blood products required for treatment. It is responsible for the recruitment and care of unrelated donors for stem cell transplants. It works closely with "Swiss Blood Stem Cells" in Bern.


Prof. Andreas Buser

Leitender Arzt Hämatologie und Chefarzt Blutspendezentrum SRK beider Basel

Hämatologie und Blutspendezentrum SRK beider Basel

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