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Open Medicine

formerly Central European Journal of Medicine

IMPACT FACTOR 2014: 0.153
5-year IMPACT FACTOR: 0.183

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2014: 0.135
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2014: 0.124
Impact per Publication (IPP) 2014: 0.193


Open Access

Topical Issue on Ophthalmology
Topical Issue on Thoracic Oncology
Topical Issue on Chronic Diseases in Respiratory system; Cancer Target Therapy; Precision Medicine
Guest Editor: Qian Liu, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, China

Open Medicine is an open access journal that provides users with free, instant, and continued access to all content worldwide. The primary goal of the journal has always been a focus on maintaining the high quality of its published content. Its mission is to facilitate the exchange of ideas between medical science researchers from different countries. Papers connected to all fields of medicine and public health are welcomed. Open Medicine accepts submissions of research articles, reviews, case reports, letters to editor and book reviews.

Aims and Scope

The journal aims to promote knowledge that is directly relevant to all fields of Medical Science. Subject areas suitable for publication include, but are not limited to, the following:

Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Dental Medicine, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Immunology, Internal Medicine, Otolaryngology, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Pediatric and Neonatology, Public health, Surgery, Urology

Open Medicine also publishes original works in the fields of Medical Genetics, Molecular and Experimental Medicine.

Why submit
As an Author of Open Medicine You benefit from:

  • fast, fair and constructive peer review
  • immediate publication of articles
  • language-correction services for authors from non-English speaking regions
  • no limitations on color figures and word count in published articles
  • free availability to everyone, anywhere in the world
  • extensive promotion of all articles
  • distribution to open access directories (such as DOAJ) and thousands of libraries worldwide
  • authors retain copyright to their work

Journal Partners

The 9th Oncology Biomarkers March 21-23, 2016

13th Stem Cell Research & Regenerative Medicine April 25-26, 2016

5th Cancer Epigenetics November 7-8, 2016

5th Biomarkers in Diagnostics October 5-6, 2016

Type of Publication:

Open Medicine is covered by the following services:

  • AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library)
  • Baidu Scholar
  • CABI (over 50 subsections)
  • Celdes
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - SciFinder
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • DOAJ
  • EBSCO (relevant databases)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Elsevier - EMBASE
  • Elsevier - SCOPUS
  • Gale/Cengage
  • Genamics JournalSeek
  • Google Scholar
  • Index Copernicus
  • J-Gate
  • JournalTOCs
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Polish Medical Bibliography/Polish Medical Library
  • Polish Scientific Journals Database
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • ReadCube
  • ResearchGate
  • SCImago (SJR)
  • Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest)
  • TDOne (TDNet)
  • Thomson Reuters - Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  • Thomson Reuters - Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Managing Editor:
Magdalena Wierzchowiecka, De Gruyter Open

Zbigniew Darzynkiewicz, New York Medical College, USA

Guest Editor
Qian Liu, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, China

Andrology and sexuology
Jolanta Słowikowska-Hilczer, Department of Andrology and Reproductive Endocrinology Medical University of Lodz, Poland

Anesthesiology and intensive care
Armin Sablotzki, St. Georg Hospital, Germany
Franz J. Wiedermann, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria
Wolfgang Zink , University of Regensburg, Germany

Hiroshi Hasegawa, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Anna Kostopoulou , Onasis Cardiac Surgery Center in Athens, Greece
Yuxin Li, Nihon University School of Medicine, Japan
Josef Veselka, Department of Cardiology of Cardiovascular Centre in Prague, Czech Republic
Yau Sui Yu, Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Clinical microbiology and infections diseases
Roberto Di Marco, Università del Molise, Italy
Hannu Elo, University of Helsinki, Finland
Dilek Erer, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
Krassimir Metodiev , Department of Immunology Medical University in Varna, Bulgaria
Sandy Springer, Yale School of Medicine, USA

Dental medicine
Wolfgang Arnold, University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany
Marcin Kozakiewicz, Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
Lorenzo Lo Muzio, University of Foggia, Italy
Terukazu Sanui, Faculty of Dental Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Miira Vehkalahti, University of Helsinki, Finland

Andrea Szegedi, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Branka Marinovic , University Department of Dermatology and Venereology in Zagreb, Croatia

Bruno Moncharmont, Università degli Studi del Molise, Italy
Tsvetalina Tankova, Clinical Centre of Endocrinology Medical University in Sofia, Bulgary

Harish Iyer, Albert Einstein Medical Center
Jiang Qian,The Ohio State University, USA
Jose Manuel Ramia, Department of Surgery, Hospital Universitario de Guadalajara, Spain

Gynecology and Obstetrics
Roberto Anglioli, Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy
Tomas Fait , Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

Immunology and allergology
Lydie Izakovicova Holla, Department Pathological Physiology of Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic
Nobuyasu Baba, Kochi University Medical School, Japan
Marta Baleva, Department of Allergology Medical University in Sofia, Bulgaria
Silvia Deaglio, University of Turin, Italy
Douglas M Noonan, University of Insubria, Italy
Voja Pavlovic , Institute of Physiology Medical Faculty in Nis, Serbia
Giuseppina Ruggiero, Università di Napoli "Federico II", Napoli, Italy

Internal medicine
Arnon Blum, Baruch-Padeh Poria Hospital, Israel
Harish Iyer, Albert Einstein Medical Center
Vladimir Jurisic, University of Kragujevac Serbia
David Scott, Clinical Research Development Associates, LLC

Lorenzo Lo Muzio, University of Foggia, Italy
Yohanna Takwoingi, Department of Otolaryngology in Birmingham, UK

Medical genetics
Damjan Glavac , University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Michela Grosso, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Sachio Morimoto, Kyushu University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Despina Sanoudou, Biomedical Research Foundation, Greece
Nicola Zambrano, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy

Molecular and experimental medicine
Karolina Danielczyk, Histology and Embriology Department, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland
Daniela Galli, University of Parma, Italy
Damjan Glavac, Uniersyty of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Wolfgang F. Graier, Medical University of Graz, Austria
Martin Jaburek, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
Rui-Cheng Ji, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Japan
Bruno Moncharmont, Università degli Studi del Molise, Italy
Je Hoon Seo, Chungbuk National University College of Medicine, South Korea
Benjamin Weeks, Biology Department, Adelphi University, Garden City, United States Minor Outlying Islands

Joaquin Garcia-Estañ Lopez, University of Murcia, Spain
Luis Mendez, Florida International University College of Medicine, USA
Ligia Petrica, Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, County Emergency Hospital, Department of Nephrology, Timisoara, Romania
David Scott, Clinical Research Development Associates, LLC

Panteleimon Giannakopoulos, University of Geneva School of Medicine, Switzerland
Hamidollah Hassanlouei, Marquette University, USA
Tibor Hortobágyi, University of Debrecen, Medical & Health Sciences Centre, Debrecen, Hungary
Lucia Urdzikova , Institute of Experimental Medicine in Prague, Czech Republic
Borut Peterlin , University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia
Sébastien Talbot, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA

Tanja Cufer, University Clinic Golnik, Medical Faculty Ljubljana, Slovenia
Elena S. Gershtein, Russian N.N.Blokhin Cancer Research Center RAMS in Moscow, Russia
Jeong Seon Ryu, Inha University hospital, Incheon, Korea
Alexander Julianov ,1st Department of Surgery Thracian University Hospital in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Vladimir Jurisic, University of Kragujevac Serbia
Jiang Qian,The Ohio State University, USA

Petr Soucek, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

Johannes Beckmann, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery University of Regensburg, Germany

Pediatrics and neonatology
Ingeborg Barišić, Department of Paediatrics, Children's University Hospital Zagreb, Medical School University of Zagreb, Croatia

Pharmacology and toxicology
Tomasz Baczek, Department of Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacodynamics Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
Ita Mochi FUNG, Caritas Institute of Higher Education , Hong Kong
Damianka Getova, Medical University in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Witold Musial, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland
Vladimir Polshakov , Chemical-Pharmaceutical Research Institute in Moscow, Russia

Psychiatry and neuropsychiatry
Tess L. Briones, Wayne State University, USA
Nestor Kapusta, Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Tomasz Sobow, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotic Disorders Medical University of Lodz, Poland

Public health, epidemiology and biostatistics
Renata Adamek, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
Amâncio António de Sousa Carvalho, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Italy
Pietro Cipresso, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Italy
Haruhisa Fukuda, Kyushu University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Japan
Angela Heavey, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Raquel Leitão, College of Education, Viana do Castelo Polytechnic Institute, Portugal
Paweł Lewek, Medical University of Lodz, Poland
Przemyslaw Kardas, 1st Department of Family Medicine Medical University of Lodz, Poland
Enbo Ma, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Borislava Mihaylova, Department of Public Health University of Oxford, UK
Giancarlo Ripabelli, University of Molise, Campobasso, Italy
Harald Stummer, University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in the Tyrol, Austria
Yousuke Takemura, Mie University School of Medicine, Japan

Oreste Gualillo, SERGAS, Santiago University Clinical Hospital and IDIS, Spain

Surgery and transplantology
Raimundas Lunevicius , 2nd Dpartment of Adominal Surgery Vilnius University Emergency Hospital, Lithuania
Nicola Tartaglia, University of Foggia, Italy

Thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
Gianluigi Bisleri, Division of Cardiac Surgery University of Brescia Medical School, Italy
Massimo Conese, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
Joaquin Garcia-Estañ Lopez, University of Murcia, Spain

Vascular surgery
Dragan J. Milic, Depertment of General and Vascular Surgery in Nis, Serbia

Dominic Prezioso, Department of Urology "Federico II' University in Naples, Italy
Vaclav Bunc, Faculty of P.E. and Sports Charles University, Czech Republic
Sang Hun Jang, Gimcheon university, South Korea
Wolfgang J Weninger, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Associate Editors:
Aleksandra Nowak, Histology and Embryology Department, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland
David Manova, Department of Internal Medicine College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Senior Associate Editor
Remya RS, Research Assistant, University of Kerala, India

Editorial Advisory Board:
Peter J. Barnes, Imperial College School of Medicine, UK
Robert Bartlett, University of Michigan Medical Center, USA
Eugene Braunwald , Partners Health Care System, Inc., USA
Geoffrey Burnstock , Royal Free and University College Medical School, UK
Gautam Chaudhuri, University of California- Los Angeles, USA
Rod J. Flower, The William Harvey Research Institute, UK
Stephen T Holgate, Southampton General Hospital, UK
Morley D. Hollenberg, University of Calgary, Canada
Graham R. V. Hughes, The Rayne Institute, St. Thomas' Hospital, UK
Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh , Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, USA
Ronald C. Kessler, Harvard Medical School, USA
Maria Kopp, Semmelweis University of Medicine, Hungary
Andrzej Krolewski, Harvard University, USA
Harlan Krumholz , Yale University, USA
Asim Kurjak, University of Zagreb Medical School, Croatia
Dan L. Longo, National Institutes of Health, USA
Thomas F. Luscher, University of Zurych, Switzerland
Tadeusz Malinski, Ohio University, USA
JoAnn E. Manson, Harvard University, USA
Charles Nemeroff, Emory University School of Medicine, USA
John L. Wallace, University of Calgary, Canada
J. Robin Warren , University of Western Australia, Australia
Witold Zatoński, Cancer Centre-Institute of Oncology, Poland

Language Editors:
Scott Palmer, University of Dundee, Scotland
Sally H. Ebeling
, USA, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Dominic Dabrowski, Stony Brook University, USA
Amy Lamb Heckel, USA
Yuk Gyn Lau, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS, Leeds, UK
Tijana Mitić, Bristol Heart Institute, University of Bristol, UK
Olubukunola Oseni-Olalemi, University of California at Davis, USA
Hafeez Olalemi, California State University, Fresno
Kathryn H Richards, National Health Service (NHS), Leeds Cancer Centre, St James University Hospital, Leeds UK
Saran Shantikumar, Bristol Heart Institute, UK
Mary N. Wessling, USA
Amanj Baker, University of Nottingham, UK
Anirban Banerjee, University of Nottingham, UK
Manik Mathur, University of Nottingham, UK
Muna Adan, University of Nottingham, UK
Gospel Nwikue, University of Liverpool, Great Britain

Technical Editor:
Dorota Banasik
Sabina Binek

Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
01-811 Warsaw, Poland
T: +48 22 701 50 15

Editorial Contact
Dr. Magdalena Wierzchowiecka

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