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Arthritis Research & Therapy

Arthritis Research & Therapy

Editor-in-Chief: C. Buckley; H. Perlman

ISSN: 1478-6362 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13075

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One of the world's leading journals in the field of rheumatology, Arthritis Research & Therapy covers a broad range of autoimmune rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases, and focuses on the translation of the latest knowledge into improving clinical care. Edited by renowned scholars, this open access journal publishes original translational laboratory and clinical research, as well as reviews, commentaries and reports. Highly recommended by contributing authors, it is widely considered to be essential reading for researchers, clinicians and students of rheumatology.

Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Orthopedics

Impact Factor: 4.269 (2017) * 

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  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    Established in 1999, Arthritis Research and Therapy is an international, open access, peer-reviewed journal, publishing original articles in the area of musculoskeletal research and therapy as well as, reviews, commentaries and reports.
    A major focus of the journal is on the immunologic processes leading to inflammation, damage and repair as they relate to autoimmune rheumatic and musculoskeletal conditions, and which inform the translation of this knowledge into advances in clinical care.
    Original basic, translational and clinical research is considered for publication along with results of early and late phase therapeutic trials, especially as they pertain to the underpinning science that informs clinical observations in interventional studies.
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