Mayo Clinic scientists are actively studying ways to improve bone marrow transplant outcomes. Areas of research include:

  • Expanding the use of haploidentical bone marrow transplant
  • Finding new ways to use bone marrow transplant, including pediatric hemoglobinopathies and inherited metabolic diseases
  • Improving quality of life for bone marrow transplant survivors
  • Preventing and managing graft-versus-host disease (GVHD)
  • Understanding chronic GVHD

Learn more about research in the Bone Marrow Transplant Program.

Cancer research is conducted in coordination with the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Cancer Center receives funding from the National Cancer Institute and is designated as a comprehensive cancer center — recognition for an institution's scientific excellence and multidisciplinary resources focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.


See a list of publications about bone marrow transplant by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.