This official journal of the Japanese Society of Hematology covers all aspects of the field of hematology, namely, erythrocytes, leukocytes and hematopoiesis, hemostasis, thrombosis and vascular biology, hematological malignancies, transplantation, and cell therapy.

The International Journal of Hematology (IJH) has a long history of publishing leading research in the field. It features articles that contribute to progress in research not only in basic hematology but also in clinical hematology. The expanded Progress in Hematology section integrates such relevant fields as the cell biology of stem cells and cancer cells, and clinical research in inflammation, cancer, and thrombosis. In addition, the journal includes reports on results of clinical trials, which help foster communication among researchers in the growing field of modern hematology.

The journal provides the best of up-to-date information on modern hematology, presenting readers with high-impact, original work focusing on pivotal issues.

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Why publish with us

  • As the official journal of the Japanese Society of Hematology, we cover all aspects of the field, including erythrocytes, leukocytes and hematopoiesis, hemostasis, thrombosis and vascular biology, hematological malignancies, transplantation, and cell therapy
  • We welcome articles that contribute to progress in research, across basic and clinical hematology.
  • Our 'Solicited Progress in Hematology' section integrates relevant fields including the cell biology of stem cells and cancer cells, plus clinical research into inflammation, cancer, and thrombosis.
  • We deliver high levels of author satisfaction, with 97% of our published authors reporting that they would definitely or probably publish with us again.

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Akifumi Takaori-Kondo
Publishing model
Hybrid. How to publish with us, including Open Access

Journal metrics

2.319 (2021)
Impact factor
2.456 (2021)
Five year impact factor
21 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
461,102 (2021)
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  • Japanese Society of Hematology

    The Japanese Society of Hematology was founded in 1937. The Society takes pride in being the second oldest hematological society in the world, next to the French Society of Hematology. The Society was approved as an incorporated association in 1990 by the Ministry of Education of Japan, with an official English language journal; International Journal of Hematology.

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Electronic ISSN
1865-3774
Print ISSN
0925-5710
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