The stem cell transplant program was inaugurated in 2008 by His Excellency Dr APJ Abdul Kalaam. Services are provided in collaboration with Clinistem Life Sciences Limited. Over 15 transplants have been performed since then with good outcomes. Both allogenic (related and unrelated including cord ) and autologous transplants are being done and the unit treats both adult and paediatric haematological malignancies.
The department has facilities for stem cell enumeration, collection, cryopreservation and storage, separate suites for stem cell / bone marrow transplant services .Care provided is supported by dedicated and trained Nursing personnel .