About Journal

Introduction

Bone marrow is the soft spongy tissue that lies within the hollow interior of long bones. In adults, marrow in large bones produces new blood cells. Bone marrow forms around 4% of total body weight. There are two types of bone marrow: red marrow that is responsible for producing red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets; and yellow marrow consisting mainly of fat cells.

International Journal of Bone Marrow Research publishes rigorously peer-reviewed manuscripts focusing on latest advancements related to all aspects of bone marrow. The manuscripts published in International Journal of Bone Marrow Research seeks to provide valuable information in bone marrow research, related diseases, transplant procedure and all aspects of follow-up care.

Reasons for Publishing

Bone marrow transplants have been happening for over 50 years as a life-saving treatment for cancers, leukemia, anemia and immune disorders. But the number of stem cells in bone marrow taken from donors is limited, restricting the number of recipients who can go through a treatment.

International Journal of Bone Marrow Research seeks to publish manuscripts focusing on the researches how the doctors would need less stem cells and increase the scale of doing more transplants.

This journal wants to bring together latest research innovations to help severely ill patients whose conditions require that they undergo this highly specialized treatment.