The Journals of Gerontology Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences Impact Factor & Information

Publisher: Gerontological Society of America, Oxford University Press (OUP)

Journal description

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: 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: 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.

Current impact factor: 4.98

Impact Factor Rankings

2015 Impact Factor Available summer 2015
2013 / 2014 Impact Factor 4.984
2012 Impact Factor 4.314
2011 Impact Factor 4.598
2010 Impact Factor 3.988
2009 Impact Factor 3.083
2008 Impact Factor 4.003
2007 Impact Factor 2.932
2006 Impact Factor 2.861
2005 Impact Factor 3.5
2004 Impact Factor 4.122
2003 Impact Factor 4.369
2002 Impact Factor 3.455
2001 Impact Factor 1.898
2000 Impact Factor 1.549
1999 Impact Factor 1.222
1998 Impact Factor 1.127
1997 Impact Factor 1.695
1996 Impact Factor 1.072

Impact factor over time

Impact factor

Additional details

5-year impact 4.60
Cited half-life 7.60
Immediacy index 0.98
Eigenfactor 0.02
Article influence 1.44
Website Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological and Medical Sciences website
Other titles Journal of gerontology., Biological sciences., Journal of gerontology., Medical sciences., The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences, Biological sciences and medical sciences
ISSN 1079-5006
OCLC 31425404
Material type Periodical, Internet resource
Document type Journal / Magazine / Newspaper, Internet Resource

Publisher details

Oxford University Press (OUP)

  • Pre-print
    • Author can archive a pre-print version
  • Post-print
    • Author cannot archive a post-print version
  • Restrictions
    • 12 months embargo
  • Conditions
    • Pre-print can only be posted prior to acceptance
    • Pre-print must be accompanied by set statement (see link)
    • Pre-print must not be replaced with post-print, instead a link to published version with amended set statement should be made
    • Pre-print on author's personal website, employer website, free public server or pre-prints in subject area
    • Post-print in Institutional repositories or Central repositories
    • Publisher's version/PDF cannot be used
    • Published source must be acknowledged
    • Must link to publisher version
    • Set phrase to accompany archived copy (see policy)
    • Eligible authors may deposit in OpenDepot
    • The publisher will deposit in PubMed Central on behalf of NIH authors
    • Publisher last contacted on 19/02/2015
    • This policy is an exception to the default policies of 'Oxford University Press (OUP)'
  • Classification
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