Section Editor

  • Mary J Laughlin, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Virginia
  • Alejandro Lazo-Langner, University of Western Ontario

Executive Editor

  • Nawsheen Boodhun, BioMed Central


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BMC Hematology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on basic, experimental and clinical research related to hematology. The journal welcomes submissions on non-malignant and malignant hematological diseases, hemostasis and thrombosis, hematopoiesis, stem cells and transplantation.

BMC Hematology is part of the BMC series which publishes subject-specific journals focused on the needs of individual research communities across all areas of biology and medicine. We offer an efficient, fair and friendly peer review service, and are committed to publishing all sound science, provided that there is some advance in knowledge presented by the work.

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Section Editor's profile

Dan Longo

Dan L. Longo
Dr. Longo is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School in the Division of Hematology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Deputy Editor of the New England Journal of Medicine. He is a Master of the American College of Physicians and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians.

He has been active in research on the treatment of malignant lymphoma including new treatments targeting CD30, CD40, HLA Class II molecules and immunoglobulin idiotype. His laboratory work has focused in part on the regulation of lymphocyte proliferation, NK cell effects on hematopoiesis, and tumor-induced immunosuppression.

Dan Longo is the Section Editor of the Malignant hematological diseases section of BMC Hematology. Read more about the key issues in this field and the manuscripts he would like to see submitted to the section in his interview with the journal.

BMC Blood Disorders

BMC Hematology assimilated the Editorial board and history of BMC Blood Disorders on renaming of the journal in 2013. The full archive of BMC Blood Disorders is available here and the rationale and objectives behind the change of journal name are explained in the editorial that accompanied the relaunch.

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ISSN: 2052-1839