Aims & Scope

Blood Research is a peer-reviewed open-access journal and delivers important clinical, translational and basic study results in hematology and related fields to the readers worldwide. The areas covered by Blood Research include topics ranging from basic laboratory research to clinical studies, translational studies and precision medicine in the field of hematology. Any physicians or researchers throughout the world are welcome to submit a manuscript related to topics in hematology written in English. Our readership consists of clinical hematologists, hematopathologists, clinical oncologists, scientists in related fields, laboratory technicians, nurses and students.

All of the submitted manuscripts undergo intensive peer review by at least two independent reviewers and are selected based on the importance of the topic, originality of the work, quality of the content, and the compliance to the journal's format.

Blood Research publishes Original Articles, Review Articles, Editorials, Perspectives, Letters to the Editor, and Images of Hematology. It is published online ( and in print quarterly (March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31). All the articles published online are made publicly available in PDF files for free-of-charge. The printed copy of our Journal is distributed without charge to the members of the hematologic Societies. Corresponding author also receives the free copy of the journal in which his/her article was published.

Blood Research is indexed and covered by ESCI, PubMed Central, Scopus, KCI, KoreaMed Synapse, and CrossRef.

As the official journal of the Korean Society of Hematology, Blood Research has been published since 1966. As the international journal in the field of hematology, its former journal title, the Korean Journal of Hematology (p-ISSN 1738-7949, e-ISSN 2092-9129), has been changed to Blood Research since 2013.

The logo represents three types of cells (red blood cell, nucleated blood cell, and stem cell) in the field of hematology, and the earth, which overall signifies globalization and international scientific forum for blood research.

Blood Research is supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies Grant funded by the Korean Government.

No responsibility is assumed by the Societies for statements and opinions expressed by the contributors to the Journal.


Current Issue

30 June 2022 Volume 57,
Number 2, pp. 85~171

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