It is the position of the AATB
that the minimum infectious disease criteria for selection of donors of corneal tissue should be the same as the criteria for accepting donors of all other tissues.
Founded in 1976, the AATB
is a scientific and educational, tax-exempt organization.
Contact: Frank Wilton, AATB
CEO Ph- 703-8279582 or go to the AATB
Web site: www.
has been accrediting tissue banks since 1986.
The search for a replacement has already begun and we are hopeful the transition will be complete before the Annual AATB
meeting in Keystone, CO, in September.
BioStructures sought AATB
accreditation because this program assists facilities to achieve excellence by promoting a level of expertise that contributes to quality performance.
also announced the first winners of the AATB
's Communications, Advertising and Marketing (CAM) Awards.
Nelson Labs has rigorous process and testing standards that our scientists will discuss during the AATB
meeting," said Nelson.
Kately was a member of AATB
from 1986 to 1998, and served as its president from 1989-1991.
The UDHQ-OTE Task Force includes >70 members from organ procurement organizations, eye banks, tissue banks, non-transplant anatomical donation organizations, software companies, and representatives of the following: AATB
, AOPO, CDC, EBAA, FDA/CBER, Health Canada, HRSA, NATCO, NHS/Scotland, and the NY State DOH.
CTS, an accredited member of the AATB
, is one of the largest tissue banks in the United States and operates regional offices in California, Texas, Indiana, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Oregon and Ohio, and two satellite offices in Idaho and Oregon.
Wilson is the first female and non-doctor elected to the highest position of the AATB