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Call for papers

Tumor immune contexture in cancer progression and treatment

Guest Editors:
Noel De Miranda: Leiden University Medical Centre, the Netherlands

Submission status: Open until 15 June 2024

Advances in healthy aging and age-related diseases

Guest Editors:
Joris Deleen, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Germany
Henne Holstege, Amsterdam UMC, The Netherlands


Submission Status: Open until 26 April 2024

Genome instability in cancer: from mechanisms to the clinic

Guest Editors:
Christopher Lord: The Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK
Timothy Yap: MD Anderson Cancer Center, US

Submission Status: Open until 31 March 2024

Cardiovascular disease: omics approaches and clinical applications

Guest Editors:
James Ware: Imperial College London, UK
Connie Bezzina: Amsterdam UMC, NL

Submission Status: Open until 1 December 2023

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    12.3 - 2-year Impact Factor
    13.8 - 5-year Impact Factor
    2.422 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    4.851 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    9 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    212 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    1,991,217 downloads
    14,220 Altmetric mentions 

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