American Journal of Transplantation

Cover image for Vol. 17 Issue 12

Edited By: Allan D. Kirk

Impact Factor: 6.165

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 2/25 (Transplantation); 6/197 (Surgery)

Online ISSN: 1600-6143


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Basic Science Reviews Editor: Maria-Luisa Alegre
Clinical Science Reviews Editor: John Paul Roberts

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Palliative and end of life care in solid organ transplantation

Mechanical Circulatory Support in the Treatment of Advanced Heart Failure

Comprehensive Review on Colorectal Cancer and Transplant

Skin Cancers in Organ Transplant Recipients

Infection in Organ Transplantation

Chemotherapy and Transplantation: The Role of Immunosuppression in Malignancy and a Review of Antineoplastic Agents in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

Breast Cancer and Transplantation

The Immunoproteasome: An Old Player With a Novel and Emerging Role in Alloimmunity

Solid Renal Masses in Transplanted Allograft Kidneys: A Closer Look at the Epidemiology and Management

Cutaneous Toxicities From Transplantation-Related Medications

The Resurgence of Xenotransplantation

Prevention of the Osmotic Demyelination Syndrome After Liver Transplantation: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

BET Proteins: An Approach to Future Therapies in Transplantation

Mobile Health in Solid Organ Transplant: The Time Is Now

Complement Polymorphisms in Kidney Transplantation: Critical in Graft Rejection?

Applying Mass Cytometry to the Analysis of Lymphoid Populations in Transplantation

The Therapeutic Potential of T Cell Metabolism

Total Recall: Can We Reshape T Cell Memory by Lymphoablation?

Transplant Infectious Diseases: A Review of the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients Published Data

How Spain Reached 40 Deceased Organ Donors per Million Population

Urinary MicroRNA as Biomarker in Renal Transplantation

Implications of Resident Memory T Cells for Transplantation

Long-Term Medical and Psychosocial Outcomes in Living Liver Donors

Long-Term Non–End-Stage Renal Disease Risks After Living Kidney Donation

Treg-Centric View of Immunosuppressive Drugs in Transplantation: A Balancing Act

Peripheral Blood Epstein–Barr Viral Nucleic Acid Surveillance as a Marker for Posttransplant Cancer Risk

Systems Biology in Kidney Transplantation: The Application of Multi-Omics to a Complex Model

Alarmins and Their Receptors as Modulators and Indicators of Alloimmune Responses

The Role of Neutrophils in Transplanted Organs

Induction Therapy for Kidney Transplant Recipients: Do We Still Need Anti-IL2 Receptor Monoclonal Antibodies?


Transplantation and Damage-Associated Molecular Patterns (DAMPs)

DAMP —Induced Allograft and Tumor Rejection: The Circle Is Closing

Unlocking the Potential of Purinergic Signaling in Transplantation

The Cell Biology of Cytomegalovirus: Implications for Transplantation

Functional Immune Anatomy of the Liver—As an Allograft

A2/A2B to B Renal Transplantation: Past, Present, and Future Directions

Micro and Nano Material Carriers for Immunomodulation

Increasing the Use of Kidneys From Unconventional and High-Risk Deceased Donors

Targeting the Notch Pathway to Prevent Rejection

Clinical Implications of Basic Science Discoveries: Microchimerism Finds a Major Role in Reproductive Success; but Does It Also Contribute to Transplant Success?

On Patients Who Purchase Organ Transplants Abroad

Protecting the Kidney in Liver Transplant Candidates: Practice-Based Recommendations From the American Society of Transplantation Liver and Intestine Community of Practice

Protecting the Kidney in Liver Transplant Recipients: Practice-Based Recommendations From the American Society of Transplantation Liver and Intestine Community of Practice

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Impact of Computed Tomography–Assessed Skeletal Muscle Mass on Outcome in Patients Awaiting or Undergoing Liver Transplantation

Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor–Dependent Pathways in Immune Regulation

Immune Exhaustion and Transplantation

Survival Analysis in the Presence of Competing Risks: The Example of Waitlisted Kidney Transplant Candidates

Liver-Regenerative Transplantation: Regrow and Reset

The “ABC” of Virus-Specific T Cell Immunity in Solid Organ Transplantation

The Revised (2013) Banff Classification for Antibody-Mediated Rejection of Renal Allografts: Update, Difficulties, and Future Considerations

Environmental Exposures—The Missing Link in Immune Responses After Transplantation

The Emerging Role of DNA Methylation in Kidney Transplantation: A Perspective

The Role of Lymphoid Neogenesis in Allografts

Obesity-Associated Adipose Tissue Inflammation and Transplantation

Natural Killer Cells and Liver Transplantation: Orchestrators of Rejection or Tolerance?

An Update on Heart Transplantation in Human Immunodeficiency Virus–Infected Patients

Humanized Mouse Models for Transplant Immunology

BK Polyomavirus Infection and RenourinaryTumorigenesis


Regulatory T Cells in Kidney Transplantation: New Directions?

Anatomical Variation and Its Management in Transplantation

Renal Allograft Fibrosis: Biology and Therapeutic Targets

A Complete Treatment of Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation: A Review of Surgical Technique and Current Challenges to Expand Indication of Patients

Innate Lymphoid Cells in Graft-Versus-Host Disease

Cell-Free DNA: An Upcoming Biomarker in Transplantation

Pharmacokinetics and Toxicity of Tacrolimus Early After Heart and Lung Transplantation

Challenges and Clinical Decision-Making in HIV-to-HIV Transplantation: Insights From the HIV Literature

Blood Vessels in Allotransplantation

Tempering Allorecognition to Induce Transplant Tolerance With Chemically Modified Apoptotic Donor Cells

Emerging Issues With Diagnosis and Management of Fungal Infections in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

HLA Epitopes as Viewed by Antibodies: What Is it All About?

A Mine Is a Terrible Thing to Waste: High Content, Single Cell Technologies for Comprehensive Immune Analysis

Proposed Management Algorithm for Severe Hypoxemia After Liver Transplantation in the Hepatopulmonary Syndrome

Evolving Perspectives of mTOR Complexes in Immunity and Transplantation

Rotavirus in Organ Transplantation: Drug-Virus-Host Interactions

The Putative Role of Mast Cells in Lung Transplantation

Clinical Implications of Basic Science Discoveries: Immune Homeostasis and the Microbiome—Dietary and Therapeutic Modulation and Implications for Transplantation

Clinical Implications of Basic Science Discoveries: Nociceptive Neurons as Targets to Control Immunity—Potential Relevance for Transplantation

Clinical Implications of Basic Science Discoveries: Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Therapy in Transplantation—A Potential Role for Immunologic Tolerance

Clinical Implications of Basic Science Discoveries: Janus Resurrected—Two Faces of B Cell and Plasma Cell Biology


Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Kidney Transplantation in 2014: What's New?

HLA Antibody Detection With Solid Phase Assays: Great Expectations or Expectations Too Great?

Big Data in Organ Transplantation: Registries and Administrative Claims

The Microbiota, the Immune System and the Allograft

Harnessing Regulatory T Cells for Clinical Use in Transplantation: The End of the Beginning

Diagnosis and Management of Antibody-Mediated Rejection: Current Status and Novel Approaches

Braking Bad: Novel Mechanisms of CTLA-4 Inhibition of T Cell Responses

Building New Hearts: A Review of Trends in Cardiac Tissue Engineering

CD28 Negative T Cells: Is Their Loss Our Gain?

Toward a Better Liver Graft Allocation That Accounts for Candidates With and Without Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Evaluation of Solid Organ Transplant Candidates for Coronary Artery Disease

The Current State of Intestine Transplantation: Indications, Techniques, Outcomes and Challenges

Understanding the CD28/CTLA-4 (CD152) Pathway and Its Implications for Costimulatory Blockade

Autophagy: Basic Principles and Relevance to Transplant Immunity

The Role of Hypoxia-Inducible Factors in Organ Donation and Transplantation: The Current Perspective and Future Opportunities

Death-Defining Immune Responses After Apoptosis

New Cell-Signaling Pathways for Controlling Cytomegalovirus Replication

Vitamin D in Renal Transplantation – from Biological Mechanisms to Clinical Benefits

Directly Acting Antivirals (DAAs) for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Liver Transplant Patients: “A Flood of Opportunity”

Transplantation Genetics: Current Status and Prospects

The Purinergic System in Allotransplantation

Emerging Functions of Autophagy in Kidney Transplantation


Biliary Complications After Liver Transplantation: Old Problems and New Challenges

Emerging Role of Gasotransmitters in Renal Transplantation

Necroptosis in Immunity and Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

Biological Implications of Extracellular Adenosine in Hepatic Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury

Osteoimmunology and Its Implications for Transplantation

Mycophenolate Fetal Toxicity and Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies

Qualitative Research in Organ Transplantation: Recent Contributions to Clinical Care and Policy

Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells: No Longer an Enigma and Now Key to Transplant Tolerance?

A Thematic Analysis of Quality of Life in Lung Transplant: The Existing Evidence and Implications for Future Directions

LIGHT/HVEM/LTßR Interaction as a Target for the Modulation of the Allogeneic Immune Response in Transplantation

Bronchoalveolar Lavage as a Tool to Predict, Diagnose and Understand Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome

Recent Progress in the Pathophysiology and Treatment of FSGS Recurrence

MicroRNAs as Biomarkers in Solid Organ Transplantation

Disruptions in the Supply of Medications Used in Transplantation: Implications and Management Strategies for the Transplant Clinician


The Future of Heart Transplantation

Role of the PD-1 Pathway in the Immune Response

T Cell Autoreactivity in the Transplant Milieu

Lymphodepletion and Homeostatic Proliferation: Implications for Transplantation

Advances in Direct T-Cell Alloreactivity: Function, Avidity, Biophysics and Structure

Liver Defatting: An Alternative Approach to Enable Steatotic Liver Transplantation

The Nephroprotective Properties of Recombinant Human Erythropoietin in Kidney Transplantation: Experimental Facts and Clinical Proofs

New Insights on Molecular Mechanisms of Renal Aging

The Role of Costimulatory Molecules in Directing the Functional Differentiation of Alloreactive T Helper Cells

Calcineurin Inhibitor Sparing With Mycophenolate Mofetil in Liver Transplantion: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials

Informed Consent for Living Donation: A Review of Key Empirical Studies, Ethical Challenges and Future Research

Hepatitis E Virus: What Transplant Physicians Should Know

Dyslipidemia and Its Therapeutic Challenges in Renal Transplantation

Can the Government Ban Organ Sale? Recent Court Challenges and the Future of US Law on Selling Human Organs and Other Tissue

CD28-Specific Immunomodulating Antibodies: What Can Be Learned From Experimental Models?

Renal Comorbidity After Solid Organ and Stem Cell Transplantation

A Need for Biomarkers of Operational Tolerance in Liver and Kidney Transplantation

The Molecular Legacy of Apoptosis in Transplantation

With Respect to Elderly Patients: Finding Kidneys in the Context of New Allocation Concepts

Nonhuman Primate Transplant Models Finally Evolve: Detailed Immunogenetic Analysis Creates New Models and Strengthens the Old

New-Onset Diabetes After Kidney Transplantation—Changes and Challenges

Current Status of Organ Transplantation in Japan

Diabetes Mellitus Following Liver Transplantation in Patients With Hepatitis C Virus: Risks and Consequences

Is Prevention the Best Treatment? CMV After Lung Transplantation

Transplant Accommodation—Are the Lessons Learned from Xenotransplantation Pertinent for Clinical Allotransplantation?

Bioartificial Lung Engineering

Microvesicles as Novel Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets in Transplantation Medicine

Hepatic Transplant and HCV: A New Playground for an Old Virus

Digital Transplantation Pathology: Combining Whole Slide Imaging, Multiplex Staining and Automated Image Analysis

Donor Age-Specific Injury and Immune Responses


Delayed Graft Function in the Kidney Transplant

Major Challenges Limiting Liver Transplantation in the United States

Matchmaking the B-Cell Signature of Tolerance to Regulatory B Cells

Bone Marrow-Derived Cell Transplantation Therapy for Myocardial Infarction: Lessons Learned and Future Questions

The Emerging Role of the TIM Molecules in Transplantation

Blood Transfusions in Organ Transplant Patients: Mechanisms of Sensitization and Implications for Prevention

Liver Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury: New Insights into Mechanisms of Innate—Adaptive Immune-Mediated Tissue Inflammation

Surveillance Protocol Kidney Transplant Biopsies: Their Evolving Role in Clinical Practice

Targeting B Cells and Antibody in Transplantation

The Emerging Role of Brazil in Clinical Trial Conduct for Transplantation

An Update on Donor-Derived Disease Transmission in Organ Transplantation

Epstein–Barr Virus-Related Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders: Pathogenetic Insights for Targeted Therapy

Paradoxical Aspects of Rapamycin Immunobiology in Transplantation

Crosstalk between Complement and Toll-like Receptor Activation in Relation to Donor Brain Death and Renal Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

Clinical Aspects of Intravenous Immunoglobulin Use in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients


Retroviral Restriction Factors and Infectious Risk in Xenotransplantation

Thrombotic Microangiopathy After Kidney Transplantation

The International Normalized Ratio (INR) in the MELD Score: Problems and Solutions

Natural Killer Cells and the Immune Response in Solid Organ Transplantation

Valganciclovir: Recent Progress 

Recent Progress and New Perspectives in Studying T Cell Responses to Allografts

T Cell-mediated Rejection of Kidney Transplants: A Personal Viewpoint 

Antibody-Mediated Rejection: Emergence of Animal Models to Answer Clinical Questions 

Evolving Paradigms That Determine the Fate of an Allograft 

Phenotypic Expression of Recurrent Disease After Liver Transplantation 

Donor Intervention and Organ Preservation: Where Is the Science and What Are the Obstacles?

MicroRNAs as Immune Regulators: Implications for Transplantation

Recurrent Primary Biliary Cirrhosis After Liver Transplantation

Renal Transplantation Across HLA and ABO Antibody Barriers: Integrating Paired Donation into Desensitization Protocols

Donor Screening for Human T-cell Lymphotrophic Virus 1/2: Changing Paradigms for Changing Testing Capacity  

Tolerogenic Dendritic Cells: All Present and Correct? 

Metabolic Syndrome and Solid-Organ Transplantation