About the Journal
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
|Year||Impact Factor||Ssi: Gerontology||Si: Geriatrics & Gerontology|
|2013||4.984||1 out of 31||3 out of 49|
|2012||4.314||1 out of 30||6 out of 46|
|2011||4.598||1 out of 30||5 out of 44|
|2010||3.988||1 out of 28||8 out of 44|
|2009||3.083||3 out of 25||12 out of 40|
|2008||4.003||2 out of 25||7 out of 36|
|2007||2.932||3 out of 22||9 out of 31|
This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index by ISI.
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.
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Abstracting and Indexing
The journal is covered by the following services:
Abstracts in Social Gerontology: current literature on ageing
Book Review Index
Periodicals Index Online (PIO)
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Impact Factor: 4.984
5-Yr impact factor: 5.023
The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences
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