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

Kidney Transplantation: The Challenge of Human Leukocyte Antigen and Its Therapeutic Strategies

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

Guest Editors

Tilahun Alelign, PhD, Assistant Professor

Department of Biology, Biomedical Sciences Stream, Debre Berhan University

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Research Interests: Immunogenetics; Transplantation immunology; Histocompatibility; Solid organ transplant; Stem cell transplant; Cell therapy; Immunology of infectious diseases

Sunil Daga, MBBS, MRCP (Nephrology), PhD, Consultant at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

1: Renal Department, St. James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK;
2: Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK;
3: NIHR Leeds In-Vitro Diagnostics Cooperative, Leeds, UK

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Research Interests: Data analytics and machine learning approaches to develop predictive models; Effect of ethnicity on outcomes; Novel diagnostic tools in assessment of antibodies in organ transplantations and risk stratifications

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!