About the Journal

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Aims and scope of journal

The European Journal of Human Genetics is the official journal of the European Society of Human Genetics, publishing high-quality, original research papers, short reports and reviews in the rapidly expanding field of human genetics and genomics. It covers molecular, clinical and cytogenetics, interfacing between advanced biomedical research and the clinician, and bridging the great diversity of facilities, resources and viewpoints in the genetics community.

Key areas include:

  • Monogenic and multifactorial disorders
  • Development and malformation
  • Hereditary cancer
  • Medical Genomics
  • Gene mapping and functional studies
  • Genotype-phenotype correlations
  • Genetic variation and genome diversity
  • Statistical and computational genetics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Advances in diagnostics
  • Therapy and prevention
  • Animal models
  • Genetic services
  • Community genetics

The journal also publishes invited editorials and commentaries, announcements of societal and other European activities and special issues of general interest for the human genetics community.

Impact factor

2017 Impact Factor 3.636*

Rank:
94/292 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
54/171 Genetics & Heredity

*2017 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2018)

Abstracted/indexed in

EBSCO Discovery Service
Google Scholar
OCLC
Summon by ProQuest
BIOSIS
Medline
Current Contents/Life Sciences
Science Citation Index
Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
SCOPUS
EBSCO Academic Search
EBSCO Advanced Placement Source
EBSCO Biomedical Reference Collection
EBSCO Consumer Health Complete
EBSCO STM Source
EBSCO Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
EBSCO TOC Premier

ISSN and eISSN

The international standard serial number (ISSN) for European Journal of Human Genetics is 1018-4813, and the electronic international standard serial number (eISSN) is 1476-5438.

Newsfeeds

European Journal of Human Genetics now provides its latest table of contents as an RSS web feed. This allows users with an RSS reader to receive automatic updates whenever new content is added to these pages.

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