Journal Information

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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

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*: 2.8
5-year Impact Factor*: 3.0
Immediacy index*: 0.9
Eigenfactor® score*: 0.00227
Article influence score*: 0.7
Journal Citation Indicator*: 0.74

SNIP**: 0.956
SJR***: 0.621

*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: 166 days

2023 Usage Metrics

Downloads: 145,744
Altmetric mentions: 193

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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