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Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering

Joint Journal of the German Society for Biomedical Engineering in VDE and the Austrian and Swiss Societies for Biomedical Engineering

Editor In Chief: Olaf Dössel
Editorial Board: Peter Augat, Thorsten M. Buzug, Jens Haueisen, Stefan Jockenhoevel, Petra Knaup-Gregori, Marc Kraft, Thomas Lenarz, Steffen Leonhardt, Hagen Malberg, Thomas Penzel, Gernot Plank, Klaus M. Radermacher, Erik Schkommodau, Thomas Stieglitz, and Gerald A. Urban
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  • Important and current topics
  • Multidisciplinary research
  • Theoretical and applicative approach
  • High quality peer-reviewing
  • Rapid online publication

Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering (CDBME) is an open access journal and closely related to the journal Biomedical Engineering - Biomedizinische Technik (BME-BMT) that is well established and of high quality for more than 50 years. CDBME is as BME-BMT a forum for the exchange of knowledge in the fields of biomedical engineering, medical information technology and biotechnology/bioengineering for medicine and addresses engineers, natural scientists, and clinicians working in research, industry, or clinical practice.

  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Biosignal Processing, Biomechanics, Image Processing, Modelling and Simulation
  • Information and Communication in Medicine, Telemedicine and e-Health
  • Surgery, Minimum Invasive Interventions, Endoscopy and Image Guided Therapy
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Instrumentation, Clinical Engineering
  • Micro- and Nanosystems in Medicine, Active Implants, Biosensors
  • Neuroengineering, Neural Systems, Rehabilitation and Prosthetics
  • Biomaterials, Cellular and Tissue Engineering, Artificial Organs
  • Biomedical Engineering for Audiology, Ophthalmology, Emergency and Dental Medicine

Article formats
Research Articles, Reviews, Short Communications, Letters to the Editor, Editorials

Article Processing Charges
All articles published by Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering are fully open access. The Article processing charge is 1.000 EUR.

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Volume 6 (2020): Issue 3 (Sep 2020): Proceedings of the 2020 Annual Meeting of the German Society of Biomedical Engineering (29 September – 1 October 2020, Leipzig)

You can easily submit your manuscript online. Simply go to https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/cdbme and you will be guided through the whole peer-reviewing and publishing process.

Your benefits of publishing with us
  • Rapid open access publication with short turnaround times
  • High quality blind peer-review by at least two renowned experts in the field
  • Easy-to-use online submission system
  • Authors retain copyright – articles published under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY-NC-ND) License
  • Convenient citation tracking via e-mail alert
  • Accepted papers will be rapid published online as DOI-citable, forward-linked articles for quickest possible visibility for the scientific community
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Submission process
  • Manuscripts must be submitted in English language
  • Check that your topic fits the scope of the journal
  • Submission of your paper via our submission management tool
  • Each submission is reviewed by at least two independent experienced reviewers
  • You will be guided through every step of peer review process
  • Decision on your paper (4 weeks from submission to first decision)
  • Where revisions to a manuscript are requested, the corresponding author must resubmit the revised version within 12 weeks
  • You will be informed by e-mail if your manuscript has been accepted or rejected or if it requires further attention
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We look forward to receiving your manuscript!

Olaf Dössel, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Editorial Board
Peter Augat, Trauma Center Murnau
Thorsten Buzug, Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Lübeck
Jens Haueisen, Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics, Ilmenau University of Technology
Stefan Jockenhövel, Institute of Applied Medical Engineering, Helmholtz Institute of RWTH Aachen University & Hospital
Petra Knaup-Gregori, Institute of Medical Biometry and Informatics, University Hospital Heidelberg
Marc Kraft, Institute of Engineering Design, Microtechnology, and Medical Technology, Technical University of Berlin
Thomas Lenarz, Clinic for Laryngology, Rhinology and Otology, Medical School Hannover
Steffen Leonhardt, Helmholtz-Institute for Biomedical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University
Hagen Malberg, Institut for Biomedical Engineering, Dresden University of Technology
Thomas Penzel, Interdisciplinary Center of Sleep Medicine; Charité – University Medicine Berlin
Gernot Plank, Institute of Biophysics, Medical University of Graz
Klaus Radermacher, Helmholtz-Institute for Biomedical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University
Erik Schkommodau, Institute for Medical and Analytical Technologies, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
Georg Schmitz, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Ruhr University Bochum
Thomas Stieglitz, Department of Microsystems Engineering, University of Freiburg
Gerald Urban, Department of Microsystems Engineering, University of Freiburg
Herbert Witte, Institute of Medical Statistics, Computer Sciences and Documentation, University Hospital of Jena

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