Journal Information

Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy (ISSN 2059-3635 (online), ISSN 2095-9907 (print), CN 51-1758/R) is an open access journal, which aims to accomplish timely publication of the latest discoveries and progress in both basic science and clinical research related to signal transduction and targeted therapy. It will include research on major human diseases, such as cancer, autoimmune disorders and others. 

Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy is a multidisciplinary journal, covering topics including but not limited to molecular biology, cell biology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, computational chemistry, systems biology, bioinformatics, and clinical medicine.

The editorial team of Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy is composed of a highly respected editorial board of researchers from across the globe, led by the internationally renowned Professor Carlo M. Croce, together with Professor Kang Zhang and Professor Yu-Quan Wei.

This journal is now indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, BIOSIS previews, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), MEDLINE, PubMed Central (PMC) and Scopus.

Why publish in Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy?

  • Publishes latest discoveries & progress related to signal transduction & targeted therapy.
  • Affiliated with West China Hospital, Sichuan University.
  • High visibility for your work with open access.

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*: 39.3
5-year Impact Factor*: 37.2
Immediacy index*: 8.0
Eigenfactor® score*: 0.03255
Article influence score*: 7.8
Journal Citation Indicator*: 3.71

SNIP**: 4.133
SJR***: 6.630

*2022 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2023)
**Source-normalized Impact per Paper (Scopus)
***SCImago Journal Rank (Scopus)

2023 Peer Review Metrics

Submission to first editorial decision: 9 days
Submission to Accept: 140 days

2023 Usage Metrics

Downloads: 6,303,379
Altmetric mentions: 17,019


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.