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Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism

Editor In Chief: Wieland Kiess
Edited by: Abdullah Bereket, Mehul Dattani, Justin Davies, Jan Gustafsson, Fei Hong Luo, Roderick Mitchell, Raja Padidela, Jorma Toppari, and Serap Demircioglu Turan
Your Benefits
  • Up-to-date research on pediatric endocrinology and metabolism
  • Clinical investigations and basic research from all over the world
  • Worldwide-known editors and reviewers
  • Rapid online publication of contributions “ahead-of-print”

The aim of the Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism (JPEM) is to diffuse speedily new medical information by publishing clinical investigations in pediatric endocrinology and basic research from all over the world. JPEM is the only international journal dedicated exclusively to endocrinology in the neonatal, pediatric and adolescent age groups. JPEM is a high-quality journal dedicated to pediatric endocrinology in its broadest sense, which is needed at this time of rapid expansion of the field of endocrinology. JPEM publishes Reviews, Original Research, Case Reports, Short Communications and Letters to the Editor (including comments on published papers),. JPEM publishes supplements of proceedings and abstracts of pediatric endocrinology and diabetes society meetings.

  • Pediatric endocrinology
  • Pediatric diabetes
  • Inherited metabolic diseases

Article formats

Original Research, Reviews, Mini Reviews, Opinion Papers, Case Report, Short Communications, Letters to the Editor (including comments on published papers), Book Reviews

Information on submission process

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Volume 34 (2021): Issue 1 (Jan 2021)

You can easily submit your manuscript online. Simply go to http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jpem and you will be guided through the whole peer reviewing and submission process.

Your benefits of publishing with us
  • Rapid publication times
  • No submission fee
  • Free publication of color figures both in online and print editions and no page charges
  • Optional open access publication open access publication
  • Accepted papers will be published online first as DOI-citable, forward-linked articles for quickest possible visibility for the scientific community
  • High Impact Factor and SCImago Journal Rank
  • Every article easily discoverable because of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and comprehensive abstracting and indexing services
  • Convenient citation tracking via e-mail alert
  • Secure archiving by De Gruyter and the independent archiving service Portico
  • Professional sales and marketing activities
Submission process
  • Submit your paper via our Scholar One submission management tool following the Information for Authors. After logging in you will be guided through every step of the submission process
  • Single-blind peer review process
  • A decision on your paper is aspired within 2-4 weeks
  • Accepted articles are published online ahead of print approx. 4 weeks after acceptance
Please note

  • Manuscripts must be written in clear and concise English
  • Before submitting your article please have a look at the Publication Ethics Statement of JPEM and our copyright agreement
  • Once your article is accepted you have the option to publish it open access
  • Our repository policy allows you to distribute 30 PDF copies of your published article to colleagues (the PDF has to include the information that it is an author's copy). Please also feel free to distribute the link to the online abstract
  • If you have any general questions please visit our FAQ page for authors
  • For more detailed information please contact the JPEM Editorial Office at jpem.editorial@degruyter.com.

We look forward to receiving your manuscript!

Hybrid Open Access

For complete details on hybrid open access publishing at De Gruyter please see: https://www.degruyter.com/page/560

Effective 1st January 2016, authors from an institution affiliated with either the Association of Dutch Universities (VSNU), the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries or some UK libraries participating in the Jisc Collections SMP may publish primary research and review articles open access in any of De Gruyter’s OnlineOpen journals at a discount of 90% of the APC price. For more information and to confirm whether your institution is eligible please see the following:

The Netherlands: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1461
The UK: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1462
Switzerland:  https://www.degruyter.com/page/1463

Wieland Kiess; Leipzig; Germany

Honorary Editor
Zvi Zadik
; Rehovot; Israel

Assistant Managing Editor
Anna Kirstein; Leipzig, Germany

Associate Editors
Abdullah Bereket; Istanbul; Turkey
Mehul Dattani; London; United Kingdom
Justin Davies; Southampton; United Kingdom
Jan Gustafsson; Uppsala; Sweden
Feihong Luo; Shanghai; China
Rod Mitchell; Edinburgh; United Kingdom
Raja Padidela; Manchester; United Kingdom
Serap Turan; Istanbul; Turkey
Jorma Toppani; Turku; Finland

Editorial Board
Tadej Battelino
; Ljubljana; Slovenia
Fernando Cassorla; Santiago de Chile; Chile
George Chrousos; Athens; Greece
Wayne Cutfield; Auckland; New Zealand
Johnny Deladoey; Montreal, QC, Canada
Rasha Tarif Hamza; Cairo, Egypt
Eli Hershkovitz; Beersheba; Israel
Stephen LaFranchi; Portland, OR; USA
Roberto Lanes; Caracas; Venezuela
Warren Lee; Singapore
Rod Mitchell; Edinburgh, UK
Angelika Mohn; Chieti; Italy
Margaret Zacharin; Parkville, Australia

Editorial Office
Simone Sporn; Journal Manager
Walter de Gruyter GmbH
Genthiner Str. 13
10785 Berlin
Tel. +49-30-26005-276
E-mail: jpem.editorial@degruyter.com

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