Lupus Science & Medicine is a global, peer reviewed, open access online journal that provides a central point for publication of basic, clinical, translational, and epidemiological studies of all aspects of lupus and related diseases. It is the first lupus-specific open access journal and has been developed in response to the need for a barrier-free forum for publication of groundbreaking studies in lupus.
An official journal of the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), which is dedicated to advancing the science and medicine of lupus while offering support to patients and their caregivers.
Scopus CiteScore: 2.81 (2017)
Editors-in-Chief: Professor Jill Buyon, New York University, USA and Professor Ronald van Vollenhoven, Academic Medical Center and VU University, The Netherlands
Lupus Science & Medicine considers submissions of a range of article types, including original research, brief communications, and meeting reports.
Information is also provided on editorial policies and open access.
This is an open access journal that levies an Article Publishing Charge (APC). Discounts and waivers are available; details are provided in the Author Information section.
All manuscripts should be submitted online.
Published articles are discoverable via PubMed, Scopus and Google Scholar.
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