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World J Transplant. Feb 18, 2023; 13(2): 25-27
Published online Feb 18, 2023. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v13.i2.25
Translational research and innovation in modern transplant practice: Paradigms from Greece and around the world
Georgios Tsoulfas, Ioannis Boletis, Vassilios Papalois
Georgios Tsoulfas, Department of Transplantation Surgery, Aristotle University School of Medicine, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
Ioannis Boletis, Department of Nephrology, EKPA University, Athens 11527, Greece
Vassilios Papalois, Department of Transplant Surgery, Imperial College Renal and Transplant Centre, London W12 0HS, United Kingdom
Author contributions: All authors contributed equally to the writing and editing of the manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors report no relevant conflicts of interest for this article.
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Corresponding author: Georgios Tsoulfas, FACS, FICS, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Professor, Surgeon, Department of Transplantation Surgery, Aristotle University School of Medicine, Campus Aristotle University School of Medicine, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece. tsoulfasg@gmail.com
Received: November 30, 2022
Peer-review started: November 30, 2022
First decision: January 3, 2023
Revised: January 14, 2023
Accepted: February 7, 2023
Article in press: February 7, 2023
Published online: February 18, 2023
Core Tip

Core Tip: The goal of this special issue is to provide a picture of the current status of transplantation in Greece as well as in many other countries in Europe and around the world. The issue will focus on presenting innovative and meaningful approaches in modern transplant research and practice as well as to emphasize the multidisciplinary, collaborative efforts currently taking place that link transplant research and innovation with other cutting-edge disciplines such as bioengineering, advanced information technology and artificial intelligence.