About the Journal

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Aims and scope of journal

The Pharmacogenomics Journal is a print and electronic journal, which is dedicated to the rapid publication of original research on pharmacogenomics and its clinical applications.

Key areas of coverage include:

  • Effects of genetic variability on drug toxicity and efficacy
  • Identification and functional characterization of polymorphisms relevant to drug action
  • Integration of new developments in the genome project and proteomics into clinical medicine, pharmacology, and therapeutics
  • Clinical implementation of pharmacogenomics
  • Identification of novel genomic targets for drug development
  • Economics of genome-guided interventions
  • ELSI issues on the clinical implementation of pharmacogenomics
  • Pharmacogenomics in developing countries
  • Companion diagnostics and drug development

Journal Metrics

The 2019 peer review performance metrics for The Pharmacogenomics Journal are shown below:

Average time to decision without external review - 25 days
Average time to decision following external review - 183 days
Average time from acceptance to publication - 11 days
Article page views - 186,379
Altmetric mentions - 601

The 2019 journal metrics* for The Pharmacogenomics Journal are as follows:

2-year Impact Factor: 2.910
5-year Impact Factor: 3.018
Immediacy index: 1.421
Eigenfactor® score: 0.00452
Article influence score: 0.910
SNIP: 0.882
SJR: 0.981

Abstracted/indexed in

British Lib
Nature Asia
Chemical Abstracts
Current Contents/Thomson Reuters
Proquest Live
Elsevier/Excerpta Medica
University of Toronto


The international standard serial number (ISSN) for The Pharmacogenomics Journal is 1470-269X, and the electronic international standard serial number (eISSN) is 1473-1150.


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