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NMDP Grants Transplant Center status to Avera McKennan Transplant Institute

The Avera Transplant Institute's bone marrow transplant program has obtained conventional status as a Transplant Center with the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP). Avera McKennan is honored to be the only transplant center affiliated with the NMDP in South Dakota. 

As an NMDP transplant center, the Avera Transplant Institute has access to the NMDP’s worldwide listing of potential donors for those persons in need of allogeneic bone marrow transplant.

Donate Life America

In celebration of National Donate Life Month, Donate Life America (DLA) launches a new national Web site,, focusing on providing quick and easy access to state donor registries. The site features a new interactive map of the United States that links directly to state donor registration pages.

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News & Awards

We are proud of the local and national recognition our transplant programs receive. Here you can learn about the latest Avera Transplant Institute news, accreditations and awards.

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