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Call for Papers

Developmental hematopoiesis and stem cells

Leading Editors:
Dr. Feng Liu (State Key Laboratory of Membrane Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Dr. Zilong Wen (Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China)
Dr. Ling Li (Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, USA)

A thematic series in Cell Regeneration.

The hematopoietic system is a paradigm for stem cell research. Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) are a population of multipotent cells that can self-renew and differentiate into all blood lineages, maintaining lifelong blood production. The development of HSCs and their derivatives must be tightly controlled, which involves a complex of extrinsic signaling and intrinsic factors. A better understanding of the ontogeny of HSCs and their regulation could improve de novo generation and expansion of functional HSCs, and will provide useful insights for their applications in regenerative medicine.

To highlight recent progress on HSC research, Cell Regeneration is inviting submissions to its upcoming special issue on “Developmental hematopoiesis and stem cells”. 

We will especially welcome Research, Method and Review submissions, including (but not limited to) the following areas:

  • Developmental hematopoiesis
  • Hematopoiesis malignancies
  • Single cell omics in hematopoiesis
  • Lineage tracing in hematopoiesis
  • HSC culture and organoid

The Editor-in-Chief of Cell Regeneration will review all submissions prior to peer review and may reject any of them that do not fit the scope of the journal or do not meet the journal's standards for peer review. All articles of Thematic Series will undergo full, independent peer review, in line with the journal's ethical and editorial policies, outlined in its submission guidelines. There is no guarantee of acceptance, even for commissioned or invited papers. The journal’s Editor-in-Chief has a final authority on editorial content.