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Immunotherapy against cancer and immune disorders
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Application of zebrafish in biomedical research
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Archival content

Journal of Biomedical Science was founded in 1994 and transferred to BMC in 2009. To browse articles published in the journal prior to 2009, please visit the journal's local repository.


Prof Wen-Chang Chang, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan

Aims and scope

Journal of Biomedical Science is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that encompasses all fundamental and molecular aspects of basic medical sciences, emphasizing on providing the molecular studies of biomedical problems and molecular mechanisms.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    11.0 - 2-year Impact Factor
    10.9 - 5-year Impact Factor
    2.367 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    2.520 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    10 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    102 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    4,791 Altmetric mentions