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.
Why publish in Bone Research?
- Publishing the foremost progress and novel understanding of all aspects of bone science.
- Focusing on basic and clinical aspects of bone biology, pathophysiology & regeneration.
- High visibility for your work with open access.
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 is now abstracted & indexed by Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, PubMed Central (PMC), Scopus, Chemical Abstracts (CA) and Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).
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.
2022 Citation Metrics
2-year Impact Factor*: 12.7
5-year Impact Factor*: 16.4
Immediacy index*: 4.0
Eigenfactor® score*: 0.00527
Article influence score*: 3.3
Journal Citation Indicator*: 2.36
*2022 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2023)
**Source-normalized Impact per Paper (Scopus)
***SCImago Journal Rank (Scopus)
2022 Peer Review Metrics
Submission to first editorial decision: 12 days
Submission to Accept: 198 days
2022 Usage Metrics
Altmetric mentions: 1,633