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Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases
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Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases

Editor-in-Chief: Ségolène Aymé

ISSN: 1750-1172 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13023

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  • About this journal

  • Official journal of Orphanet, the international portal for rare diseases and orphan drugs
  • Top-ranking journal dedicated to rare diseases
  • Publishes high-quality review content

The official journal of Orphanet, the international portal for rare diseases and orphan drugs, Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is an open access, online journal that encompasses all aspects of rare diseases and orphan drugs. The journal publishes high quality reviews solicited from experts in the field and also considers research on rare diseases and results of clinical trials of exceptional interest.

Related subjects » Chemistry - Medicine - Pharmacology & Toxicology

Impact Factor: 3.958 (2013) * 

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    2013 Impact Factor
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    Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases is an open access, online journal that encompasses all aspects of rare diseases and orphan drugs. The journal publishes high-quality reviews on specific rare diseases. In addition, the journal may consider articles on clinical trial outcome reports, either positive or negative, and articles on public health issues in the field of rare diseases and orphan drugs.

    As the official journal of Orphanet, the international portal for rare diseases and orphan drugs, the journal provides researchers and clinicians with the opportunity to publish state of the art developments in the area of rare diseases and orphan drugs.

    The journal focuses on publishing high-quality review articles encompassing all aspects of diagnosis, clinical description, clinical work-up and management as well as aetiopathogenesis, epidemiology, and genetic counselling of rare diseases. By bringing together knowledge of basic research and clinical practice and providing information crucial for optimised diagnosis and management, Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases aims to contribute to the improved care of patients affected by rare diseases.

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