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. 


Publication Speed (median values for papers published in 2023): Submission to First Decision: 6.7 weeks; Submission to Acceptance: 14.4 weeks; Acceptance to Publication: 6 days (1-2 days of FREE language polishing included)

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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 through the LIDSEN Submission System. Detailed information on manuscript preparation and submission is available in the Instructions for Authors. All submitted articles will be thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process and will be processed following the Editorial Process and Quality Control policy. Upon acceptance, the article will be immediately published in a regular issue of the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website, with a label that the article belongs to the Special Issue. LIDSEN distributes articles under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0) License in an open-access model. The authors own the copyright to the article, and the article can be free to access, distribute, and reuse provided that the original work is correctly cited.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). Research articles and review articles are highly invited. Authors are encouraged to send the tentative title and abstract of the planned paper to the Editorial Office (transplantation@lidsen.com) for record. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Editorial Office.

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