HTRS and ISTH Extend Journal Collaboration

HTRS and The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) are pleased to announce that Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis (RPTH) will remain an HTRS-affiliated journal for the fourth consecutive year. 

This ongoing collaboration offers HTRS members the opportunity to submit original research and review articles for publication in RPTH. All accepted publications will be hosted within the journal’s “HTRS Collection.” Abstracts accepted to the biennial HTRS 2025 Scientific Symposium will also be featured in the journal, including contributions by featured Symposium speakers. 

Benefits for HTRS Early-career Investigators 

  • Each calendar year, ISTH will consider up to 10 articles authored by HTRS members and solicited under a waiver system* benefiting HTRS members 

  • Both original research and review articles will be considered 

  • Applications from HTRS members within 7 years of completing training will be prioritized, including members of our Clinical Fellows Network and Trainee Workshop participants 

*For current rates on waiver coverage specifics regarding the time of acceptance and based on varying Elsevier publishing fees, please consult: 

HTRS Publications Committee Leadership Joins the RPTH Editorial Board 

Representing HTRS on the RPTH Editorial Board are HTRS Publications Committee Chair, Peter Cygan, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, and Vice Chair Shruti Chaturvedi, MBBS, MSCI, Associate Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University.   

Peter Cygan, MD

“We are excited about our continued collaboration with ISTH and RPTH to offer career development and publishing opportunities for early-stage investigators on the brink of establishing themselves as leaders in our field,” says Cygan.  


“As a society, HTRS is dedicated to research, mentoring, workforce development, and continuing medical education to advance care for people with hemostatic and thrombotic disorders,” says Chaturvedi. “This collaboration helps fulfill our mission to promote scholarly exchange in our field at the highest level.” Shruti Chaturvedi, MBBS, MSCI


Submission and Review Process 

  • HTRS members may submit articles at any time to be considered for publication in RPTH via this link: HTRS Research and Review Articles Submissions Form 

  • The HTRS Publications Committee will meet quarterly to review submitted articles.

  • If the Committee approves a publication for submission to RPTH and deems it eligible for waiver, HTRS will require authors to sign an agreement to meet benchmarks for draft-through-final submission deadlines to retain waiver eligibility

  • If a submission is accepted for publication after RPTH’s peer review, then HTRS will cover publication fees as per the waiver



About RPTH 

"We are thrilled to continue our collaboration with HTRS for the fourth consecutive year. This partnership underscores our shared commitment to advancing scientific research and promoting excellence in the field of thrombosis and haemostasis,” said Michael Makris, M.D, RPTH Editor-in-Chief. “The contributions of HTRS members enrich our journal and we look forward to furthering our mutual goals of knowledge dissemination and academic exchange.” 

RPTH, now in its seventh year of operation, is dedicated to science and discourse among researchers, clinicians, nurses, allied health professionals, as well as patients. RPTH serves as a catalyst for global discussion and connects scientists and clinicians with the non-scientist public to discuss the latest findings and research in the field. 

For more information about RPTH, visit




About the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) 

Founded in 1969, the ISTH is the leading worldwide not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the understanding, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions related to thrombosis and hemostasis. ISTH is an international medical-scientific professional membership organization with more than 7,500 clinicians, researchers, and educators working together to improve the lives of patients in more than 110 countries around the world. Among its highly regarded activities and initiatives are education and standardization programs, research activities, meetings and congresses, peer-reviewed publications, expert committees, and World Thrombosis Day on 13 October. Visit ISTH online at