About the Journal

Bone Research was founded in 2013. As a new English-language periodical, Bone Research focuses on basic and clinical aspects of bone biology, pathophysiology and regeneration, and supports the foremost discoveries resulting from basic investigations and clinical research related to bone. The aim of the Journal is to foster the worldwide dissemination of research in bone-related physiology, pathology, diseases and treatment.

The editorial board is an international group of distinguished researchers. The Editor-in-Chief is Professor Zhou Xue-dong from Sichuan University, the Founding Editor is Professor Xu Cao from Johns Hopkins University and the Executive Editor-in-Chief is Professor Thomas L. Clemens from Johns Hopkins University. The Associate Editors are also composed of top researchers in bone science both at home and abroad.

Bone Research encourages manuscripts submissions from all parts of the world and strives for rapid review and publication of accepted manuscripts. The language of the Journal is English. Instructions for authors can be found here.

Aims and Scope

Find out further information on the journal aims and scope here.

About the Partner

Bone Research is published in partnership with Springer Nature and West China School of Stomatology, Sichuan University – find out more.

Editorial Board

Bone Research is led by Editors-in-Chief Professor Zhou Xue-dong from Sichuan University, the Founding Editor is Professor Xu Cao from Johns Hopkins University and the Executive Editor-in-Chief is Professor Thomas L. Clemens from Johns Hopkins University – visit the ‘editorial board’ page for further information.

Abstracted & Indexed in

Bone Research now is abstracted & indexed by Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), Journal Citation Reports (JCR), PubMed Central (PMC), Scopus, Chemical Abstracts (CA) and Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).

Impact Factor

2015 Impact Factor 3.549*
Rank: 12/21 Cell & Tissue Engineering
*2015 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2016)