Asian Biomedicine

Open access

Asian Biomedicine: Research, Reviews and News (ISSN 1905-7415 print; 1875-855X electronic online) is published in one volume (of 6 bimonthly issues) a year since 2007, and is an international peer-reviewed journal covered by Science Citation Index Expanded, Web of Science (formerly the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) Web of Knowledge), and InCites Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics; originally ISI, previously Thomson Reuters) and supported by the Commission on Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Thailand, with editorial offices at the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. It is intended to serve the biomedical and health sciences community of the entire Asian region and is published in cooperation with De Gruyter Open, Warsaw (www.degruyter.com).

The content of the journal is open to full access by all online without charge. No submission, or article processing or page charges are levied on authors or their institutions. Asian Biomedicine will bear the cost of publication of articles, but will publish color figures at its discretion.

Asian Biomedicine is an international general medical and biomedical journal that aims to publish original peer-reviewed contributions dealing with various topics in the biomedical and health sciences from basic experimental to clinical aspects, particularly those with importance and relevance in the Asian region, or by Asian authors. The Journal will publish reviews, original experimental studies, observational studies, technical and clinical reports, practice guidelines, historical perspectives of Asian biomedicine, clinicopathological conferences, and commentaries. Innovative investigations including basic research; clinical trials; studies of diagnostic accuracy; studies relating to behavioral, therapeutic, or epidemiological aspects of medicine; public health, clinical guidelines, standards of health care, and indigenous diseases are welcomed. We also welcome manuscripts about the history of Asian medicine, and controversies. We invite guest editorials on occasion.

Asian biomedicine is intended for a broad and international audience, primarily those in the health professions including researchers, physician practitioners, basic medical scientists, dentists,
educators, administrators, those in the assistive professions, such as nurses, and the many types of allied health professionals in research and health care delivery systems including those in training.

Rejection Rate

  • 75%

Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

Detailed description of the Similarity Check System can be found at:
https://www.crossref.org/services/similarity-check/

Abstracting & Indexing

Asian Biomedicine is covered by the following services:

  • Baidu Scholar
  • CABI (over 50 subsections)
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - CAplus
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - SciFinder
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
  • Dimensions
  • EBSCO (relevant databases)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Google Scholar
  • J-Gate
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  • JournalGuide
  • JournalTOCs
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • Publons
  • ReadCube
  • SCImago (SJR)
  • SCOPUS
  • Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WanFang Data
  • Web of Science - Science Citation Index Expanded
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Editor-in-Chief
Chitr Sitthi-amorn, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Coeditor-in-Chief
Robin James Storer, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Deputy/ Managing Editor
Sunitra Pakinsee, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Editorial Advisory Board
Hideyuki Niimi, National Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, Japan
Shu Chien, Institute for Engineering Medicine, Jacobs School of Engineering, University of California, USA
Robert E. Dedmon, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
Pinit Kullavanijaya, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital and The Thai Red Cross Society, Thailand
Pirom Kamolratanakul, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Prasit Futrakul, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Samruay Shuangshoti, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Sootiporn Chittmittrapap, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Yong Poovorawan, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Co Editors
Alain Jacquet, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Issarang Nuchprayoon, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Sittisak Honsawek, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Assistant Editors
Amornpun Sereemaspun, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Weerapan Khovidhunkit, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Editors
Sirenda Vong, Institut Pasteur-Cambodia, Cambodia
Jing-Yang Han, Tasly Microcirculation Research Center, Peking University, China
Y. M. Dennis Lo, Department of Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Makoto Suematsu, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan
Naomichi Matsumoto, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Yasuhiko Tabata, Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, Japan
B. A. Khalid, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Malaysia
Naseem Salahuddin, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
Mary Elizabeth Miranda, Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Philippines
Zhi-yi Xu, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea
Gregor Mikuz, Institute of Pathology, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
Paul Scott Thorner, Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Canada
Vincenzo Eusebi, University of Bologna, Italy
Lisa C. Ranford-Cartwright, Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
James CM Chan, Tufts University School of Medicine, USA
Joel Gelernter, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Jorge E. Tolosa, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Virginia H. Huxley, University of Missouri School of Medicine, USA
Pyatat Tatsanavivat, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
Suthat Fucharoen, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Mahidol University, Thailand
Pakit Vichyanond, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand
Wanpen Chaicumpa, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Thailand
Jiraporn Laothamatas, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand
Rachanee Udomsangpetch, Faculty of Medical Technology, Mahidol University, Thailand
Stephen J. Atwood, School of Global Studies, Thammasat University, Thailand
Boonsong Ongphiphad-hanakul, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand
Nipon Chattipakorn, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Anan Srikiatkhachorn, Faculty of Medicine, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand
Henry Wilde, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Apiwat Mutirangura, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Kiat Ruxrungtham, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Navapun Charuruks, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Parvapan Bhattarakosol, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Pichet Sampatanukul, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Somchai Eiam-ong, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Suthiluk Patumraj, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Suvit Sriussadaporn, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Thewarug Werawatganon, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Thiravat Hemachudha, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Usa Thisyakorn, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Vilai Chentanez, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Vorasuk Shotelersuk, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Yuen Tannirandorn, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Statistical Editors
Cameron Hurst, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Somrat Lertmaharit, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Contact
abmjournal@chula.ac.th

Publisher
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The Editors of Asian Biomedicine require authors to be in compliance with the recommendations of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) for the conduct and reporting of scholarly work in medical journals. The current recommendations (December 2016 at printing) are available at http://www.icmje.org.

The Editors of Asian Biomedicine adhere to principles of research integrity and aim to avoid any type of scientific misconduct, such as fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, redundant publication, and authorship problems. All submitted manuscripts are checked for potential plagiarism of all types, including patchwork plagiarism, using specialist software including iThenticate, and are reviewed by an editor responsible for publication integrity. In resolving any potential scientific misconduct, Asian Biomedicine follows international standards, guidelines, and flowcharts provided by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) (available at: http://publicationethics.org/ resources), the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS), the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) (http://www.wame.org/about/recommendations-on-publication-ethicspolicie), and the Council of Science Editors (http://www.councilscienceeditors.org/resource-library/editorial-policies/).

Asian Biomedicine gives equal consideration to every carefully performed study investigating an important question within the scope of the Journal, whether the results are negative or positive.

The Guide for Authors is revised periodically by the Editors as needed, and includes our ethical and policy guidelines. Authors should consult a recent issue of the Journal or visit the link for the latest version of these guidelines. Any manuscript not prepared according to these guidelines may be returned to the author(s) for revision without review.

All submissions must be made online via the Editorial Manager (https://www.editorialmanager.com/abm/Default.aspx) submission system. A tutorial is found by clicking the Instructions for Authors button on the Editorial Manager home page. In case of any technical problems, please contact the Editorial Office of Asian Biomedicine at abmjournal@chula.ac.th

Journal Information


IMPACT FACTOR 2017: 0.209
5-year IMPACT FACTOR: 0.243

CiteScore 2017: 0.24

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 0.162
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2017: 0.173

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