Stem cell donation

Transportation of stem cells

Once the stem cells have been removed, speed is of the essence, and they must reach the patient within 72 hours. They are delivered in person by courier – a highly important and responsible task. Thanks to thousands of supporters around the world, cross-border stem cell donations are also possible.

Last updated: 02/16/2021

Their efforts have enabled us to provide patients across the globe with the life-saving stem cells they so urgently need.
One such courier is Philipp Ripkens. Here he reports on his experiences as a stem cell courier and the special challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.


There are many ways to get involved and support our mission.

You could be raising awareness, join the registry, hosting your own event, taking on a fundraising challenge, or anything in between.
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