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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JMG822

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Change Order
Published Thursday June 16, 2022
Vendor: National Marrow Donor Program
Change Order Amount: $600,000
Increased bone marrow transplant volume at UI Health has increased the amount of bone marrow donations offered and accepted by UI Health.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

Award Info Published Monday March 2, 2020

National Marrow Donor ProgramMinneapolis, MN

  • Amount: An estimated $800,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 3/2/2020 through 2/28/2025
  • Renewals: None

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

First published Monday, March 2, 2020
The University awarded a contract for the National Marrow Donor Program.
UI Health will be utilizing the National Marrow Donor Program Transplant Center?s Related Donor Services. The activity that will take place are services such as drawing of fresh blood samples, human leukocyte antigen typing from buccal swab, marrow and peripheral blood stem cell collections, and marrow/peripheral blood stem cells/mononuclear cells workups not reaching harvest.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for medical supplies or medical services necessary for the delivery of care and treatment at medical, dental, or veterinary teaching facilities utilized by SIU or U of I (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b-5)) This procurement is in the best interests of the University because it will provide transplant candidates a chance at a longer life expectancy, providing their relative be a matched donor. This service will provide those relatives that are interested in donating their stem cells but are unable to travel to the University due to certain circumstances.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Jeffrey Walsh
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 355-3568
FAX: (312) 996-3135

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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