• The World Health Organization (WHO) Assigns Codename for the Novel Coronavirus

    Previously referred to as 2019-nCoV, the infectious disease caused by the Novel Coronavirus identified in December 2019 has now been assigned the name “COVID-19” by the WHO, to include all forms of the disease from mild to severe.
  • American Association of Tissue Banks Provides Comment on CMS-3380-P

    On behalf of our membership, AATB provided comment on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule addressing Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs) Conditions for Coverage and Outcome Measure Requirements (Proposed Rule).
  • Citizen Petition

    On behalf of our membership, AATB filed a citizen petition to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) related to the use of human acellular dermal matrices (ADMs) for use in post-mastectomy breast reconstruction procedures.
  • Tissue Recipient to Represent AATB in the 2020 Rose Parade

    Tissue recipient, Jim Vidas, will be representing AATB as a rider on the 2020 Donate Life Rose Parade Float. Jim was nominated for this opportunity by Washington Regional Transplant Community, an AATB-accredited organization based outside of Washington, DC.
  • 2019 Communication & Education Awards Winners

    The Communication & Education Awards, formerly the CAM (Communication, Advertising and Marketing) Awards, recognize outstanding public and professional communication and education initiatives within the tissue banking community.
  • 2018 Communication & Education Awards Winners

    The Communication & Education Awards, formerly the CAM (Communication, Advertising and Marketing) Awards, recognize outstanding public and professional communication and education initiatives within the tissue banking community.
  • Announcing the 2019 AATB Donate Life Rose Parade Float Rider, Tissue Recipient, Bill Bourbeau

    AATB is pleased to announce that tissue recipient, Bill Bourbeau, has been selected to represent AATB as a rider on the 2019 Donate Life Rose Parade Float.
  • NTRUS Results Reveal Trends in Tissue

    In order to accurately articulate the size, scope, and positive clinical impact of the tissue banking profession, AATB conducted a survey of US tissue banks in partnership with the US Department of Health and Human Services.
  • 2017 Communication & Education Awards Winners

    The Communication & Education Awards, formerly the CAM (Communication, Advertising and Marketing) Awards, recognize outstanding public and professional communication and education initiatives within the tissue banking community.