We welcome Dr. Giovanni Ambrosino, the Chief of General and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Gruppo Malzoni NEUROMED IRCCS, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of OBM Transplantation. Dr. Ambrosino was liver transplant staff at Thomas Starzl Transplantation Service, UPMC Pittsburgh, PA, USA and General Surgery and Liver Transplant Staff at the Univerity of Padova – Hospital, Padova, Italy. He was Chief of Surgery and Liver - Pancreatic Surgery at San Bortolo Hospital and Liver Stereotactic Radio Surgery, Vicenza, Italy. Dr. Ambrosino is an internationally renowned surgeon, who is the first in the world to use transplanted liver cells in a child with a serious genetic disease, and the first in Italy to use a bio-artificial liver in a young woman in a coma. We are very grateful to Dr. Ambrosino for his participation and support.