Meryman, MD, one of the founders of the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB
), died of natural causes at the age of 88 on January 10th.
"The best advice that ABC could give its members who recover, process and store tissue is to become accredited by the AATB
. Most already have."
Consent/Authorization Task Force, led by Christina Strong, Esq., was originally formed to address necessary updates needed to be made to the association's existing Standards for Tissue Banking.
The removal of the testing requirement followed xx years of a lobbying efforts led by the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB
) and the state's four organ procurement organizations and tissue recovery agencies to convince California state legislators, and ultimately (finally?) the governor that the requirement was unnecessary and actually harmful to increasing the number of organ and tissue donors.
* In Memoriam-John Kately, Jr., PhD, one of the founders of the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB
), passed away on May 16th.
also announced the first winners of the AATB
's Communications, Advertising and Marketing (CAM) Awards.
In announcing his departure, AATB
's President Dave Smith, wrote: "The AATB
's Board of Governors and staff all wish Bob well." He also thanked him "for the services he has provided the AATB
and the tissue industry for the past 13 years."
Additional qualifications include ISO certification, FDA registration for HCT/Ps, and AAALAC and AATB
Soon after its launch one year ago, ReproTech was excited when the App was selected as a Member's Choice Finalist in the American Association of Tissue Banks' (AATB
) 2011 Communication, Advertising and Marketing (CAM) Awards.
The American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB
) has announced its 2012 Annual Association Award Winners.
The ranges of the four-voice pieces are either SATB (5 works) or AATB
(2 works), and the five-voice pieces are for SAATB (6 works) or SATTB (4 works).
's Accreditation procedures are voluntary," Russell Bierbaum, President, explained.