About the Journal

The official journal of Asia-Pacific Blood and Marrow Transplantation (APBMT)

Online ISSN: 2432-7026

Publication frequency: Quarterly

Journal homepage: https://www.apbmt.org/journal


BLOOD CELL THERAPY is an international journal publishing peer-reviewed original and review articles in the field of all aspects of hematopoietic cell transplantation. Not only clinical research but also basic research relevant to cell therapy are covered. The scope of our journal encompasses wide variety of clinical or basic topics including: 

•Results of trials with new protocols

•Transplant-related complications 

•Transplant outcome studies dealing with QOL, psychology, economy or regional characteristics

•Prognostic analysis based on biomarkers

•Translational research

•Transplantation immunology

•Cellular or gene therapy


Editor-in-Chief :(Name, City, Country)

Yoshiki Akatsuka

 (Designated Research Project, Department of Immunology, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, JAPAN)


Associate Editors :(Name, City, Country)

Seok-Goo Cho (Seoul, Korea)

Navin Khattry (Mumbai, India)

Jeffrey Szer (Melbourne, Australia) 

Satoshi Takahashi (Tokyo, Japan)

Haowen Xiao (Hangzhou, China)

Ayami Yoshimi (Freiburg, Germany)



Editorial Board :(Name, City, Country)

Mahmoud Aljurf (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)

Maryam Behfar (Tehran, Iran)

Rupert Handgretinger (Tubingen, Germany)

Amir Hamidieh (Teheran, Iran)

Akio Kohno (Konan, Japan)

Philip Rowlings (Waratah, Australia)

Alok Srivastava (Velore, India)

Yuqian Sun (Beijing, China)

Daniel Weisdorf (Minneapolis, USA)

David Yeung (Adelaide, Australia)

Mei Zhang (Xi’an, China)


Editorial Office

Minako Iida, Yukari Nakao

(APBMT Secretariat offie, Department of Promotion for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Aichi Medical University School of Medicine, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan)

E-mail: bcteb"at"apbmt.org

TEL: +81-561-62-3311 (Ext.12375)

FAX: +81-561-61-3180