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The Journals of Gerontology® were the first journals on aging published in the United States. The tradition of excellence in these peer-reviewed scientific journals, established in 1946, continues today. The Journals of Gerontology, Series A® publishes within its covers the Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences and the Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences.

JOURNAL OF GERONTOLOGY: BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, Rafael de Cabo, PhD, Editor

Publishes articles on the biological aspects of aging in areas such as biochemistry, biodemography, cellular and molecular biology, comparative and evolutionary biology, endocrinology, exercise sciences, genetics, immunology, morphology, neuroscience, nutrition, pathology, pharmacology, physiology, vertebrate and invertebrate genetics, and biological underpinnings of late life diseases.

JOURNAL OF GERONTOLOGY: MEDICAL SCIENCES, Stephen Kritchevsky, PhD, Editor

Publishes articles representing the full range of medical sciences pertaining to aging. Appropriate areas include, but are not limited to, basic medical science, clinical epidemiology, clinical research, and health services research for professions such as medicine, dentistry, allied health sciences, and nursing. It publishes articles on research pertinent to human biology and disease. The following types of articles are published: 1) articles reporting original research; 2) rapid communications; 3) review articles; 4) guest editorials.

IMPACT FACTOR AND RANKING


YearImpact FactorSsi: GerontologySi: Geriatrics & Gerontology
20124.3141 out of 306 out of 46
20114.5981 out of 305 out of 44
20103.9881 out of 288 out of 44
20093.0833 out of 2512 out of 40
20084.0032 out of 257 out of 36
20072.9323 out of 229 out of 31

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index by ISI.

Disclaimer

Statements of fact and opinion in the articles in the Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological and Medical Sciences are those of the respective authors and contributors and not of the Gerontological Society of America or Oxford University Press. Neither Oxford University Press nor the Gerontological Society of America make any representation, express or implied, in respect of the accuracy of the material in this journal and cannot accept any legal responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions that may be made. The reader should make her or his own evaluation as to the appropriateness or otherwise of any experimental technique described.

The mention of trade names, commercial products or organizations, and the inclusion of advertisements in the journal does not imply endorsement by the Journals of Gerontology Series A, the editors, the editorial board, The Gerontological Society of America or Oxford University Press.

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Abstracting and Indexing

The journal is covered by the following services:

Abstracts in Social Gerontology: current literature on ageing
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Book Review Index
CAB Abstracts
CINAHL
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Impact Factor: 4.314

5-Yr impact factor: 4.604

Editorial Boards

The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences

Rafael de Cabo, PhD, Editor

The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Medical Sciences

Stephen B. Kritchevsky, PhD

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