Journal Information

Aims and Scope
Bone Marrow Transplantation publishes high quality, peer reviewed research that address all aspects of basic biology and clinical use of haemopoietic cell transplantation. The journal also covers all aspects of the research and treatment of transplant-related complications and consequences, including quality of life and psychological issues. Basic research studies on topics of relevance are also covered.

The broad scope of the journal encompasses, but is not limited to, topics such as:

  • stem cell biology
  • transplantation immunology (including animal models)
  • translational research
  • biomarkers
  • cellular therapy
  • clinical results of specific protocols

We publish a range of content types including original research articles, technical reports, reviews, correspondence and perspectives that elaborate on significant advances in the field and cover topical issues.

Why Publish in Bone Marrow Transplantation?

  • Ranking in the top quartile of hematology and trasnplantation journals worldwide, we are the official publication of the European Society of Bone and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT). 
  • We provide wide exposure and high visibility for your publication through our platform, and we also offer funder-compliant open access options.
  • We publish high quality, peer reviewed original research and reviews across all aspects of basic biology and clinical use of haemopoietic cell transplantation. 
  • World's leading voices in the field form our expert editorial team, providing attractive turnaround times from first decision to publication. 
  • We provide high levels of author satisfaction, with 99% of our published authors reporting that they would definitely or probably publish with us again.

Our publishing models   

Bone Marrow Transplantation is a Transformative Journal (TJ). When research is accepted for publication, authors can choose to publish using either the traditional publishing route OR via immediate gold Open Access. 

Bone Marrow Transplantation is actively committed to becoming a fully Open Access journal. We will increase the number of articles we publish OA, with the eventual goal of becoming a fully Open Access journal. A journal that commits to this process is known as a Transformative Journal. 

Find out more about Transformative Journals

Authors may need to take specific actions to achieve compliance with funder and institutional open access mandates. If your research is supported by a funder that requires immediate open access (e.g. according to Plan S principles) then you should select the gold OA route, and we will direct you to the compliant route where possible. For authors selecting the subscription publication route our standard licensing terms will need to be accepted including our self-archiving policies. Those standard licensing terms will supersede any other terms that the author or any third party may assert apply to any version of the manuscript.

Journal Metrics
Article metrics such as number of downloads, citations and online attention are available from each article page, and provide an overview of the attention received by a paper.

The 2020 peer review performance metrics for Bone Marrow Transplantation are shown below:

Average time to decision without external review - 5 days
Average time to decision following external review - 21 days
Average time from submission to acceptance - 103 days
Average time from acceptance to publication - 16 days
Article page views - 892,194
Altmetric mentions - 4,995

The 2020 journal metrics* for Bone Marrow Transplantation are as follows:

2-year Impact Factor: 5.483
5-year Impact Factor: 5.509
Immediacy index: 2.401
Eigenfactor® score: 0.0152
Article influence score: 1.626
JCR Rank*:IMMUNOLOGY 50/162; ONCOLOGY 78/242
Journal Citation Score*: 1.01

SNIP: 1.455
SJR: 1.609

*2020 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2021)
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12 issues per year

Abstracted/indexed in:
EBSCO Discovery Service
Google Scholar
Science Citation Index
Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
Current Contents/Clinical Medicine
Current Contents/Life Sciences
Summon by ProQuest
EBSCO Academic Search
EBSCO Advanced Placement Source
EBSCO Biomedical Reference Collection

International standard serial number (ISSN): 0268-3369
Electronic international standard serial number (eISSN): 1476-5365.

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