Human Genetics presents original and timely articles on all aspects of human genetics. Coverage includes gene structure and organization; gene expression; mutation detection and analysis; linkage analysis and genetic mapping; physical mapping; cytogenetics and cytogenomics; genome structure and organization; bioinformatics; gene therapy and gene editing; disease association studies; molecular diagnostics; genetic epidemiology; evolutionary genetics; developmental genetics; genotype-phenotype relationships; pharmacogenetics and -genomics; molecular genetics of tumorigenesis; genetics of complex diseases and epistatic interactions; ethical, legal and social issues.

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Co-Editors-in-Chief
  • David N. Cooper,
  • Cynthia C Morton
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4.132 (2020)
Impact factor
5.331 (2020)
Five year impact factor
13 days
Submission to first decision
93 days
Submission to acceptance
489,938 (2020)
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1432-1203
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0340-6717
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