OBM Transplantation is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal, which covers all evidence-based scientific studies related to transplantation, including: transplantation procedures and the maintenance of transplanted tissues or organs; assimilation of grafted tissue and the reconstitution of removed organs or parts of organs; transplantation of heart, lung, kidney, liver, pancreatic islets and bone marrow, etc. Areas related to clinical and experimental transplantation are also of interest.

OBM Transplantation is committed to rapid review and publication, and we aim at serving the international transplant community with high accessibility as well as relevant and high quality content.

We welcome original clinical studies as well as basic science, reviews, short reports/rapid communications, case reports, opinions, technical notes, book reviews as well as letters to the editor. 


Archiving: full-text archived in CLOCKSS.

Rapid publication: manuscripts are undertaken in 8 days from acceptance to publication (median values for papers published in this journal in 2021, 1-2 days of FREE language polishing time is also included in this period).

Current Issue: 2023  Archive: 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017

Special Issue

HLA in Transplantation: Typing, Matching and Outcomes

Submission Deadline: July 15, 2023 (Open) Submit Now

Guest Editors

Vikash C. Mishra, PhD, Scientist

Chimera Transplant Research Foundation, New Delhi, India

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Research Interests: Human leukocyte Antigen (HLA); Histocompatibility tissue testing; Solid organ transplant; Hematopoietic stem cell transplant; Matched unrelated donor hematopoietic stem cell transplant; Stem cell registry; STR; Mitochondrial DNA analysis; Autosomal STR Analysis and Y STR DNA Analysis; CDC crossmatch; Anti HLA antibodies

Tommaso Maria Manzia, PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Transplant Unit, Tor Vergata Hospital, Tor Vergata University of Rome, 81, Viale Oxford, 00133 Rome, Italy

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Research Interests: Infectious diseases; Gastroenterology and hepatology; HPB and transplantation; Living donor kidney transplantation; Laparoscopic liver surgery

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at http://www.lidsen.com/Passport/Index/login by registering and logging in to this website. Once registered and activated, please click here to go to the submission form. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on Instructions for Authors.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are highly invited. For planned papers, a tentative title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office (transplantation@lidsen.com) for record. Welcome your submission!