AAPS PharmSciTech, an official journal of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, publishes papers that focus on the research, development, and evaluation of pharmaceutical dosage forms and delivery systems. Innovative in its content and practices, AAPS PharmSciTech, an online-only journal, uses technologically-driven tools and methods by which the scientific community can more efficiently disseminate their research.

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Main Editor
  • Robert O. Williams
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). Learn about publishing Open Access with us

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2.401 (2019)
Impact factor
2.703 (2019)
Five year impact factor
491,809 (2020)

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  • COVID-19 and impact on peer review

    As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

  • AAPS PharmSciTech High Impact Article Award

    AAPS PharmSciTech High Impact Article Award Recognizing an article published in the last two years in AAPS PharmSciTech that is judged exceptional by the editors for its impact on pharmaceutical technology.

    Awardee/Corresponding Author: Peter Mack, Ph.D., Astrazeneca Co-Authors: Amber Doty, Jon Schroeder, Kou Vang, Mark Sommerville, Ph.D., Mervin Taylor, Brad Flynn, and David Lechuga-Ballesteros, Ph.D.

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  • Featured Article

    Congratulations to the 2020 Outstanding Manuscript Award Winner in AAPS PharmSciTech

    Each year AAPS recognizes outstanding contributions to original research published in three of its journals: Pharmaceutical Research, AAPS PharmSciTech, and The AAPS Journal. The Outstanding Manuscript Awards are selected by each journal’s chief editor and are based on a manuscript published in the respective journal that is deemed to have had a high impact on the pharmaceutical sciences community.

    For AAPS PharmSciTech, this award was given to Peter Mack, Ph.D., AstraZeneca (as Corresponding Author; Co-authors are Amber Doty, Jon Schroeder, Kou Vang, Mark Sommerville, Ph.D., Mervin Taylor, Brad Flynn, and David Lechuga-Ballesteros, Ph.D.) for the article “Drug Delivery from an Innovative LAMA/LABA Co-suspension Delivery Technology Fixed-Dose Combination MDI: Evidence of Consistency, Robustness, and Reliability

  • Announcing new Editor-in-Chief of AAPS Open: Dr. Andrea Allmendinger

    AAPS Open is proud to announce new Editor-in-Chief Dr. Andrea Allmendinger. Dr. Allmendinger obtained her PhD in Pharmaceutical Technology from the University of Basel and joined the Pharmaceutical Development department of Roche/Genentech in Basel in 2013, where she is responsible for formulation and process development for clinical Phase I-III projects and commercial transfer activities for both large molecules and for synthetic drugs.

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