Official Journal of

Edward K. Geissler

Executive Editor

Jeremy R. Chapman


About the Journal

The official journal of The Transplantation Society, Transplantation is published monthly and is the most cited and influential journal in the field, with more than 25 000 citations per year.

For more than 50 years, Transplantation has been the trusted source for extensive and timely coverage of the most important advances in transplantation. The Editors and Editorial Board are an international group of research and clinical leaders that includes many pioneers of the field, representing a diverse range of areas of expertise. This capable editorial team provides thoughtful and thorough peer review, and delivers rapid, careful and insightful editorial evaluation of all manuscripts submitted to the journal.Transplantation is committed to rapid review and publication. The journal remains competitive and strives to reach a decision within 21 days from submission. Transplantation was the first in the field to offer CME credit to its peer reviewers for reviews completed. Accepted manuscripts are now published online in a preproof format 5 to 10 days after they are transmitted to production.

The journal publishes original research articles in clinical science and basic science. Short reports bring attention to research at the forefront of the field. Other areas covered include cell therapy and islet transplantation, immunobiology and genomics, and xenotransplantation. 

In its In View section, Transplantation presents:
  • Around the World – a global prospective as it summarizes transplant achievements and challenges in particular regions
  • eResources – focuses on digital topics that relate to transplantation and provides links to useful resources online
  • Game Changer – highlights manuscripts of significance in the field of transplantation
  • People in Transplantation – interviews leaders in the field who have made substantial contributions to the advancement of transplantation
  • Research Highlights – summarizes significant findings from two recently published manuscripts in other transplant-related, high-impact journals
Other special features of the journal and journal website include:
  • TTS members have complimentary access to all journal content as part of their membership
  • Supplements – sponsored issues on thematically related topics of high interest
  • Editors’ Picks – each issue Editors’ Picks highlight articles of interest by featuring their figures on the journal website
  • Present Your Paper – a social media initiative encouraging young authors to present papers that have been published in Transplantation during a 30-second video
  • Collections – Editors’ collections of excellent articles under various topical themes. Click here to subscribe to collections by email or by feed
  • eTOC – Transplantation Table of Contents email subscription service (visit the journal home page to subscribe)
  • Our Online First service gives readers opportunity to read accepted articles before print publication. You may subscribe to Online First alerts by email or by feed
  • Official YouTube Channel – hosts a variety of videos including Present Your Paper videos and interviews with the Editors of the journal



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