Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science (TIRS) publishes peer-reviewed original research, review articles, commentaries, and letters to the editor on medical product discovery, development, regulation, access, and policy.

As the official scientific journal of the Drug Information Association (DIA), TIRS provides a unique platform for researchers, regulators, developers, patient advocacy groups, payers, and other healthcare decision-makers from around the globe to convert scientific innovations and tools from across the entire medical product lifecycle into practical solutions that advance human health.

The journal focuses on the following areas:

  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical Trials
  • Product Development and Innovation
  • Regulatory Science and Policy
  • Medical Product Value, Pricing, and Payment Reforms
  • Coverage and Access Policy
  • Patient Engagement and Patient-Centered Product Development
  • Diversity and Inclusion from early clinical development to access
  • Pharmacovigilance and Product Safety
  • Real World Evidence (RWE) Development and Use in Regulatory and Access Decision-Making

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

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  • Gregory W Daniel
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

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1.337 (2021)
Impact factor
1.362 (2021)
Five year impact factor
19 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
237,104 (2021)

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Volume 56

Issue 6, November 2022

Special Issue: Accelerating Pediatric Drug Development; Guest Editors: Susan McCune and Ronald J. Portman

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  1. BFI List
  2. Baidu
  4. CNKI
  6. Dimensions
  8. EBSCO Discovery Service
  10. EMCare
  11. Google Scholar
  12. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  13. Medline
  14. Naver
  15. Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals and Series
  16. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  17. Portico
  18. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  19. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  20. SCImago
  21. SCOPUS
  22. Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  23. TD Net Discovery Service
  24. UGC-CARE List (India)
  25. Wanfang
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