Current Medical Science (original name: Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology Medical Sciences) is published bimonthly by Huazhong University of Science and Technology in partnership with Springer Publishing Company. It provides a forum by publishing peer-reviewed papers, to promote academic exchange between the Chinese researchers and doctors and their foreign counterparts. The journal covers the subjects of biomedicine such as physiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, pharmacology, immunology, pathology and pathophysiology etc., and subjects of clinical medicines such as surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics and otorhinolaryngology etc. High priority is given to studies on the mechanism underlying human diseases and clinical trials. In China, it is one of the five periodicals that are firstly included in Index Medicus (IM) and is now under the coverage of the Science Citation Index-Expanded (SCI-E).

  • A platform for academic exchange between Chinese medical researchers and their foreign colleagues
  • Published primarily in English, with a small number
  • Presents articles concerning the latest advances and experiences in biomedicine and clinical medicine

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Jian-guo Chen
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

0.957 (2018)
Impact factor
0.988 (2018)
Five year impact factor
61 days
Submission to first decision
37,493 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
2523-899X
Print ISSN
2096-5230
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  1. CNKI
  2. Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  3. EBSCO Discovery Service
  4. Gale
  5. Gale Academic OneFile
  6. Gale InfoTrac
  7. Google Scholar
  8. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  9. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  10. Medline
  11. Naver
  12. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  13. Pathway Studio
  14. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  15. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  16. SCImago
  17. SCOPUS
  18. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  19. Semantic Scholar
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