Journal Information

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Why publish in Cell Death & Disease?

  • Covering the breadth of translational implications of cell death
  • High visibility due to open access
  • Part of the CDDpress family

Aims and scope of journal

Brought to you by the editorial team of Cell Death & Differentiation, Cell Death & Disease is a peer-reviewed online journal in the field of translational cell death. It seeks to promote diverse and integrated areas of experimental and internal medicine with its specialties, including cancer, immunity and neuroscience. It is now also accepting articles in a new area: cancer metabolism.

Cell Death & Disease seeks to encompass the breadth of translational implications of cell death, and topics of particular concentration will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Experimental medicine
  • Cancer
  • Immunity
  • Internal medicine
  • Neuroscience
  • Cancer metabolism

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.

2022 Citation Metrics

2-year Impact Factor*: 9.0
5-year Impact Factor*: 9.2
Immediacy index*: 1.7
Eigenfactor® score*: 0.07343
Article influence score*: 1.8
Journal Citation Indicator*: 1.21

SNIP**: 1.567
SJR***: 2.188

*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: 9 days
Submission to Accept: 153 days

2022 Usage Metrics

Downloads: 5,139,049
Altmetric mentions: 10,416

Abstracted/indexed in

  • Biological Abstracts
  • Biosis Previews
  • DOAJ
  • Google Scholar
  • ISI Web of Science
  • PubMed/MEDLINE
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  • Scopus


The ISSN (online) number for Cell Death & Disease is 2041-4889.