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 Xue-dong Zhou 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.
Find out further information on the journal aims and scope here.
Bone Research is published in partnership with Springer Nature and West China School of Stomatology, Sichuan University – find out more.
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).
Article and Journal Metrics
Article metrics such as number of downloads, citations and online attention are available from each article page, and provide an overview of the attention received by a paper.
The 2019 journal metrics for Bone Research are as follows:
2 Year Impact Factor: 11.508*
5 Year Impact Factor: 10.637*
JCR Rank: 2/29(Q1) CELL & TISSUE ENGINEERING*
Immediacy Index: 1.063*
Eigenfactor Score: 0.00408*
Article Influence Score: 2.397*
Total webpage views, 2019: 240,815
Total successful full-text article requests, 2019: 247,679
Number of days from acceptances at publisher to published online: 46 days
*2019 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2020)
The editorial policies of this publication are determined jointly by its Editorial Board and Springer Nature in accordance with the legal and regulatory requirements of China.