OBM Transplantation (ISSN 2577-5820) is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc., 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.

Publication Speed (median values for papers published in 2022): Submission to First Decision: 6 weeks; Submission to Acceptance: 14 weeks; Acceptance to Publication: 6 days (1-2 days of FREE language polishing included)

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

Special Issue

The Role of Antibody Mediated Rejection in Organ Transplantation

Submission Deadline: January 15, 2017 (Open) Submit Now

Guest Editors

Milagros D. Samaniego-Picota, MD, FACP, FASN

Professor of Medicine, Internal Medicine – Nephrology, University of Michigan, 1500 E. Medical Center Drive, 3914 Taubman Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5364, USA

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Research Interests: antibody-mediated rejection; management of highly sensitized and high risk kidney transplant recipients; densensitization protocols and ABO incompatible transplantation

Muhammad Mujtaba, MD, FASN, FAST

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Texas, USA

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Research Interests: pancreas transplantation; kidney transplantation; transplant surgery; organ donation; transplant immunology