The Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine  is a fully open access journal publishing refereed papers providing significant progress in the application of biomaterials and tissue engineering constructs as medical or dental implants, prostheses and devices. Coverage spans a wide range of topics from basic science to clinical applications, around the theme of materials in medicine and dentistry. The central element is the development of synthetic and natural materials used in orthopaedic, maxillofacial, cardiovascular, neurological, ophthalmic and dental applications. Special biomedical topics include biomaterial synthesis and characterisation, biocompatibility studies, nanomedicine, tissue engineering constructs and cell substrates, regenerative medicine, computer modelling and other advanced experimental methodologies. The journal uses single-blind peer review.

  • The Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine carries a long tradition of publishing authoritative biomaterials research
  • Covers the science and technology of biomaterials and their applications as medical or dental implants, prostheses and devices
  • Spans a wide range of topics from basic science to clinical applications
  • Examines the metals, ceramics, polymers and composites used in orthopaedic, maxillo-facial, cardiovascular, neurological, ophthalmic and dental applications
  • Compliant with open access mandates
  • 98% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Luigi Ambrosio
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3.896 (2020)
Impact factor
3.444 (2020)
Five year impact factor
60 days
Submission to first decision
213 days
Submission to acceptance
351,050 (2020)
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1573-4838
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