Investigator & Research Staff Resources

Administrative Manual of Procedures (MOP)/Policy Guidelines

MOP: The BMT CTN Administrative Manual of Procedures (MOP) includes policies and procedures related to:

  • Participation in Network protocols, including detailed steps for proposing, drafting, and executing studies
  • Roles and duties of Core and Affiliate Centers and Network Committees
  • Roles of the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR), National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)/Be The  Match, and Emmes within the Data and Coordinating Center (DCC)
  • Transplant center site monitoring
  • Adverse event reporting
  • Human subject protection and regulatory procedures
  • Publications, abstracts, and presentations
  • Ancillary and secondary analysis studies
  • Technical Committees’ policies

Link to the Curent Version of the MOP

Technical guidelines comprising of policies and procedures pertinent to practice guidelines and laboratory evaluations unique to Hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) and cellular therapy are under development. The guidelines will include detailed policies and procedures regarding:

  • Acute and chronic Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD) (Guideline still under development)
  • Diagnosing and grading infectious diseases (Guideline still under development)
  • Patient-Reported Outcomes Data (See Finalized Technical Guideline here)