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The reviewers who support the Editorial Boards of Bioscientifica-published journals are incredibly important.
Bioscientifica prides itself on working with reviewers across all areas of biological and medical research, with the main goal of ensuring that the highest quality research is made available to readers from across the world. By supporting the senior Editorial Boards of the journals in our portfolio, you can help shape the future of published research in our high-impact journals.
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- All applications will be considered by relevant Editorial team(s).
- If approved, you will be added to our database of volunteer reviewers and may be invited by the Editorial Board to review relevant manuscripts.
- Please note, being added to our database is not a guarantee that you will be asked to review a manuscript. The selection of reviewers is at the discretion of the Editors.
- If your application is not successful you will not receive notice of this from the Editorial Team.
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports publishes case reports on common and rare conditions in all areas of clinical endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports is unique in bringing together international and national endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism societies to collaborate on this publication in order to benefit those societies, their members and the community as a whole. One of these benefits is that members of collaborating societies enjoy a discount on the publishing fees. View our endorsing societies.
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports reviewers now get rewarded for completing four or more original, constructive and timely reviews annually.
Reviewers contributing to the peer review of case reports considered by the journal four or more times in a calendar year are eligible to receive a 25% discount on the Article Publication Charge for their next paper.
The discount is valid until the end of the following calendar year.
Those already eligible can contact the editorial office at firstname.lastname@example.org for a discount code.
European Journal of Endocrinology
The journal publishes high-quality original clinical and translational research papers and reviews in paediatric and adult endocrinology, as well as clinical practice guidelines, position statements and debates. Case reports will only be considered if they represent exceptional insights or advances in clinical endocrinology.
Topics covered include, but are not limited to, Adrenal and Steroid, Bone and Mineral Metabolism, Hormones and Cancer, Pituitary and Hypothalamus, Thyroid and Reproduction. In the field of Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism we welcome manuscripts addressing endocrine mechanisms of disease and its complications, management of obesity/diabetes in the context of other endocrine conditions, or aspects of complex disease management. Reports may encompass natural history studies, mechanistic studies, or clinical trials.
Equal consideration is given to all manuscripts in English from any country.
Journal of Endocrinology
Journal of Endocrinology is a leading global journal that publishes original research articles, reviews and science guidelines. Its focus is on endocrine physiology and metabolism, including hormone secretion; hormone action; biological effects. The journal publishes basic and translational studies at the organ, tissue and whole organism level. Alongside the core endocrinology topics, the journal also encourages submissions on cardiovascular, muscle and renal endocrinology as well as submissions on the immune system where this impacts the endocrine system.
Journal of Molecular Endocrinology
Journal of Molecular Endocrinology is a leading global journal that publishes original research articles and reviews. The journal focuses on molecular and cellular mechanisms in endocrinology, including: gene regulation, cell biology, signalling, mutations, transgenics, hormone-dependant cancers, nuclear receptors. Basic and pathophysiological studies at the molecule and cell level are considered, as well as human sample studies where this is the experimental model of choice. Technique studies including Omics, CRISPR or gene editing are also encouraged, provided they are set within a larger endocrinology context.
Alongside the core endocrinology topics, the journal also encourages comprehensive mechanistic studies on cardiovascular, muscle and renal endocrinology as well as submissions on the immune system impact on the endocrine system.
Endocrine-Related Cancer provides a unique international forum for the publication of high quality original articles describing novel, cutting edge basic laboratory, translational and clinical investigations of human health and disease focusing on endocrine neoplasias and hormone-dependent cancers; and for the publication of authoritative review articles in these topics.
Endocrine neoplasias include adrenal cortex, breast, multiple endocrine neoplasia, neuroendocrine tumours, ovary, prostate, paraganglioma, parathyroid, pheochromocytoma pituitary, testes, thyroid and hormone-dependent cancers. Neoplasias affecting metabolism and energy production such as bladder, bone, kidney, lung, and head and neck, are also considered.
Endocrine Connections is a society-owned open access journal offering authors the highest possible visibility for their work and stimulating cross-discipline collaboration. The journal publishes basic, translational and clinical research and reviews in all areas of endocrinology, including papers that deal with non-classical tissues as source or targets of hormones and endocrine papers that have relevance to endocrine-related and intersecting disciplines and the wider biomedical community. Topics include Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes, Cardiovascular, Thyroid, Adrenal, Bone and Mineral Metabolism, Hormones and Cancer, Pituitary and Hypothalamus, and Reproduction. The journal considers basic, translational and clinical studies.
Endocrine Connections is now encouraging submissions on a series of specialised topic areas. To submit a research or review proposal for these sections, please email the editorial office:
- Endocrinology of Chronic Disease: Covering aging, inflammation, autoimmune endocrine disease and late effects of cancer treatment on the endocrine system including endocrine effects of novel biologicals.
- Endocrinology of the Nervous System and Behaviour: Including general neuroendocrinology, with a particular emphasis towards none typical themes such as endocrine effects on behaviour, cognition, circadian rhythms, appetite, libido, stress, neuro-enhancement and gut microbiota effects on the brain.
- Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: Comprising all aspects of endocrine disruption from exogenous chemicals including nutritional contaminants affecting the endocrine system as well as epigenetic mechanisms involved in endocrine disruption.
NEW for 2019:
- Drug Interactions on Endocrine systems: Covering all aspects of drug interactions including effects of immunotherapy, (cancer) kinase inhibitors, interaction of novel biologicals such as monoclonal antibodies as well as side effects of chronic hormone treatment e.g. by corticosteroids.
Reproduction is an official journal of the Society of Reproduction and Fertility (SRF), alongside sister journal Reproduction and Fertility. Reproduction was formed in 2001 when the Society merged its two journals, the Journal of Reproduction and Fertility and Reviews of Reproduction.
Reproduction publishes original research articles and topical reviews on the subject of reproductive and developmental biology, and reproductive medicine. The journal will consider publication of high-quality meta-analyses; these should be submitted to the research papers category. The journal considers studies in humans and all animal species, and will publish clinical studies if they advance our understanding of the underlying causes and/or mechanisms of disease.
Scientific excellence and broad interest to our readership are the most important criteria during the peer review process. The journal publishes articles that make a clear advance in the field, whether of mechanistic, descriptive or technical focus. Articles that substantiate new or controversial reports are welcomed if they are noteworthy and advance the field. Topics include, but are not limited to, reproductive immunology, reproductive toxicology, stem cells, environmental effects on reproductive potential and health (eg obesity), extracellular vesicles, fertility preservation and epigenetic effects on reproductive and developmental processes.
Reproduction & Fertility
Reproduction and Fertility is an official journal of the Society of Reproduction and Fertility (SRF), alongside sister journal Reproduction.
Reproduction and Fertility is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal publishing research and reviews on basic, translational and clinical reproduction and fertility, across all animals and humans.
Reproduction and Fertility will consider for publication all articles which are scientifically sound.
Topics include, but are not limited to, reproductive immunology, veterinary medicine, reproductive toxicology, stem cells, assisted reproduction, environmental effects on reproductive potential and health (eg obesity), reproductive medicine, extracellular vesicles, fertility preservation and epigenetic effects on reproductive and developmental processes.
Vascular Biology will consider submissions of basic, mechanistic, clinical and translational research and reviews, covering:
- Physiological processes: vascular development, vasculogenesis, angiogenesis; vascular / endothelial heterogeneity; mechanisms of vascular/endothelial homeostasis; vascular stem cells; determinants of linage specification and maintenance
- Repair processes in health and disease: wound healing; vascular regeneration
- Vascular diseases: vascular inflammation, angiogenesis in disease (including tumor), wound healing; vascular malformations; micro and macro angiopathies; micro and macro vascular diseases; endothelial cell dysfunction
- Molecular pathways: mechanisms of gene regulation, transcription, epigenetics
- Microvascular pharmacology: therapeutic strategies including targeted drug delivery; molecular response of the microvasculature to treatment
- Metabolism: endothelial cell metabolism
- Translational aspects: imaging, cell-, gene- RNA based therapies, novel targets
- Bioengineering technologies in vascular research
- Genetic models: articles providing the detailed characterisation of genetic animal models used across the field
- Study protocols: articles which detail optimized procedures which can be immediately applied by other researchers.