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Prediction methods for rare diseases or outcomes

Guest Editors:
Cindy Feng: Dalhousie University, Canada
Longhai Li: University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Chang Xu: Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, China

Submission Status: Open until 14 January 2024

Causal inference and observational data

Guest Editors:
Xiaoyu Liang: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, USA
Ivan Olier: Liverpool John Moores University, UK
Victor Volovici: Erasmus University of Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Yiqiang Zhan: Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Submission Status: Open until 06 December 2023


Article collection
Methods and Applications for Real World Data: Opportunities and Challenges for an evidence based approach
Guest editors: Prof. Panagiotakos and Prof. Liu
Collection opened: August 2021


Article collection
Methodologies for COVID-19 research and data analysis
Guest editors: Prof. Puljak and Prof. Wolkewitz
Collection opened: March 2020
Collection closed: March 2021

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    4.614 - 2-year Impact Factor (2021)
    6.723 - 5-year Impact Factor (2021)
    2.742 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.933 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    58 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
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