Aims & Scope

Lymphatic Research and Biology delivers the most current peer-reviewed advances and developments in lymphatic biology and pathology from the world’s leading biomedical investigators. The Journal provides original research from a broad range of investigative disciplines, including genetics, biochemistry and biophysics, cellular and molecular biology, physiology and pharmacology, anatomy, developmental biology, and pathology.

Lymphatic Research and Biology coverage includes:

  • Vasculogenesis and angiogenesis
  • Genetics of lymphatic disorders
  • Human lymphatic disease, including lymphatic insufficiency and associated vascular anomalies
  • Physiology of intestinal fluid and protein balance
  • Immunosurveillance and immune cell trafficking
  • Tumor biology and metastasis
  • Pharmacology
  • Lymphatic imaging
  • Endothelial and smooth muscle cell biology
  • Inflammation, infection, and autoimmune disease

Lymphatic Research and Biology is under the editorial leadership of Editor-in-Chief Stanley G. Rockson, MD, Falk Cardiovascular Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine; Associate Editor Francine Blei, MD, Vascular Birthmark Institute; and other leading investigators. View the entire editorial board.

Audience: Cell biologists, human geneticists, oncologists, surgeons, lymphatic system specialists, and cardiologic and vascular system specialists, among others

Society Affiliation

The Official Journal of the Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN)

Indexed/Abstracted in:



PubMed Central;

Physical Education Index;

Science Citation Index Expanded;

Biological Abstracts;

BIOSIS Previews;

Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition;

EMBASE/Excerpta Medica;


Chemical Abstracts;

ProQuest databases;

The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.

Upcoming Events

Jun 03 - Jun 07, 2018