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Outstanding Impact Factors for Springer Medicine Journals


We are happy to share with you the 2013 Impact Factors for Springer’s Medicine journals, released by Thomson Reuters.
Below you’ll find a list of the highest impact journals in Medicine:

Acta Neuropathologica - IF 2013: 9.777 

Acta Neuropathologica´s mission is to publish the best articles on pathology and pathogenesis of neurological disease. The journal focuses on structural and molecular neuropathology using human tissue, animal models and in vitro systems.

Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle - IF 2013: 7.413 

The Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle is a peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to publishing materials that are related to cachexia and sarcopenia, as well as to body composition and its physiological and pathophysiological changes during the lifespan and in response to different illnesses from all fields of the life sciences.

Diabetologia - IF 2013: 6.880 

Diabetologia publishes original clinical and experimental research within the field of diabetes. We are interested in papers that convey new information or insight into any aspect of the condition, ranging from basic science to clinical applications. These are judged in terms of their scientific quality, novelty, relevance and interest to our broadly based readership.

Basic Research in Cardiology - IF 2013: 5.955 

Basic Research in Cardiology is an international journal for cardiovascular research. It provides a forum for original and review articles related to experimental cardiology that meet its stringent scientific standards. Thus, it comprises all aspects related to the physiology and pathology of the structure and function of the heart and the cardiovascular system, including their regulation by neuronal and humoral mechanisms.

Forensic Toxicology - IF 2013: 5.756 

Forensic Toxicology is the official publication of the Japanese Association of Forensic Toxicology (JAFT) and is the continuation of the Japanese Journal of Forensic Toxicology (ISSN 0915-9606). The journal provides an international forum for publication of studies on toxic substances, drugs of abuse, doping agents, chemical warfare agents, and their metabolisms and analyses, which are directly and indirectly related to laws and ethics.

Intensive Care Medicine - IF 2013: 5.544 

"Intensive Care Medicine" is the publication platform for the communication and exchange of current work and ideas in intensive care medicine. It is intended for all those who are involved in intensive medical care, physicians, anaesthetists, surgeons, pediatricians, as well as those concerned with pre-clinical subjects and medical sciences basic to these disciplines.

Clinical Pharmacokinetics - IF 2013: 5.486 

Clinical Pharmacokinetics is the major review journal in the area of clinical pharmacokinetics, the study of drug disposition in the human body, which is an integral part of drug development and rational use.

Neuropsychology Review - IF 2013: 5.400 

This journal covers neuropsychology, with a particular focus on clinical populations and on translational research bearing on clinical problems. Topics include neurocognitive aspects of central nervous system disease and injury; early diagnosis; ethnicity; and more.

Sports Medicine - IF 2013: 5.320 

Sports Medicine bridges the gap between science and practice in the promotion of exercise and health, and in the scientific assessment, study and understanding of sports performance. Regular features include: sports injury prevention and treatment; exercise for health; drugs in sport and recommendations for training and nutrition.

European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging - IF 2013: 5.217 

Highly ranked among journals in its field, the European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging provides a forum for the exchange of clinical and scientific information for the nuclear medicine community and allied professions involved in the functional, metabolic and molecular investigation of disease. The journal remains of primary interest to practitioners in the field of nuclear medicine but also reports on original work relating to physics, dosimetry, radiation biology, radiochemistry and pharmacy. Original material examines the field of molecular imaging probes, reporter gene assays, cell trafficking, targeting of endogenous gene expression and antisense methodologies.

European Journal of Epidemiology - IF 2013: 5.147 

Founded in 1985, the European Journal of Epidemiology is a forum on the epidemiology of communicable and non-communicable diseases and their control. The results of epidemiologic studies are essential arguments for action in the field of public health policies and efforts are made to bring the journal to the attention of public health decision makers. The journal is a source of material for those engaged in teaching epidemiology.
The journal covers the different fields of epidemiology, a science which has always been multidisciplinary by nature: contributions are encouraged from the fields of public health planning and control, economy, preventive medicine, clinical trials, vaccinology, psychology, molecular biology, mathematical modelization and computer sciences.

Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia - IF 2013: 5.000 

This journal offers comprehensive analyses of all aspects of the field, considering the fundamental biology and pathology of the mammary gland including, but not restricted to mammary development, the biology of breast cancer, lactation, milk proteins, bioactive agents in milk, hormonal regulation, growth factors, signal transduction, nutrition, and genetics. Each outstanding issue, guest edited by prominent authorities in the field, contains a series of minireviews encompassing a single topic.

Gastric Cancer - IF 2013: 4.828 

Gastric Cancer, a joint official journal of the International Gastric Cancer Association and the Japanese Gastric Cancer Association, publishes significant studies related to stomach neoplasms. The journal welcomes original articles, case reports, short communications, and technical notes, which will be peer-reviewed by the editorial board.

Clinical Reviews in Allergy & Immunology IF 2013: 4.728 

The object of this journal is to publish scholarly review papers, with each issue devoted to a single theme, in an attempt to provide comprehensive treatment of a subject of critical importance to allergists. The journal publishes both experimental papers and comprehensive treatises placing new data in perspective. The ultimate objective is to help improve the care and management of patients with allergic disease.

CNS Drugs - IF 2013: 4.376 

Via a program of review articles, the journal addresses the major issues relating to the drug therapy of these disorders. These include the pharmacology, efficacy and adverse effects of the major classes of drugs used by neurologists and psychiatrists; information on newly developed drugs and drug classes; the therapeutic implications of the latest research into the aetiology of neurological and psychiatric disorders; and the practical management of specific disorders. CNS Drugs also offers a vehicle for the publication of important clinical research papers to assist in the dissemination of information on which clinicians can base their prescribing.

European Radiology - IF 2013: 4.338 

European Radiology (ER) was founded as the European forum of radiology. It continuously updates scientific knowledge in radiology by publication of strong original articles and state-of-the-art reviews written by leading radiologists. It has a high impact factor compared with many other radiological journals.

Breast Cancer Research and Treatment - IF 2013: 4.198 

Breast Cancer Research and Treatment provides the surgeon, radiotherapist, medical oncologist, endocrinologist, epidemiologist, immunologist or cell biologist investigating problems in breast cancer a single forum for communication. The journal creates a `market place' for breast cancer topics which cuts across all the usual lines of disciplines, providing a site for presenting pertinent investigations and for discussing critical questions relevant to the entire field. It seeks to develop a new focus and new perspectives for all those concerned with breast cancer.

Clinical Research in Cardiology - IF 2013: 4.167 

Osteoporosis International - F 2013: 4.165 

An international multi-disciplinary journal which is a joint initiative between the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA, Osteoporosis International provides a forum for the communication and exchange of current ideas concerning the diagnosis, prevention, treatment and management of osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases.

Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease - IF 2013: 4.138 

The JIMD is the official journal of the Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism, SSIEM. By enhancing communication between workers in the field throughout the world, the JIMD aims to improve the management and understanding of inherited metabolic disorders.

Drugs - IF 2013: 4.133 

Stay up to date with the latest developments in therapeutics by reading the world’s most respected source of authoritative drug information. For over 40 years Drugs has been the definitive journal of drugs and therapeutics, providing independent and crucial information authored by leading international clinicians and researchers.

Journal of Gastroenterology - IF 2013: 4.020 

The Journal of Gastroenterology, which is the official publication of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, publishes Original Articles (Alimentary Tract/Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract), Review Articles, Rapid Communications, Letters to the Editors and other articles on all aspects of the field of gastroenterology.
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