Senior Scientific Advisor for Customer Ready Products at the National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match at National Marrow Donor Program®/Be The Match®
Christina Melief, PhD, is the Senior Scientific Advisor for Customer Ready Products and a founding member of the Cord Blood Alliance at the National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match. Dr. Melief worked previously in biotherapies supporting cellular material sourcing at a blood bank in the Pacific Northwest and as technical consultant for a global cell therapy company. She holds a PhD in genetics from Stony Brook University in Genetics. Since recently joining Be the Match, she devotes her time to advancing transplant and cord blood derived therapies through the Cord Blood Alliance, Cord Blood Advisory Group, and World Marrow Donor Association.