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Aims and scope

Journal of Medical Genetics is a leading international peer-reviewed journal covering original research in human genetics, including reviews of and opinion on the latest developments. Articles cover the molecular basis of human disease including germline cancer genetics, clinical manifestations of genetic disorders, applications of molecular genetics to medical practice and the systematic evaluation of such applications worldwide.

Ownership

Journal of Medical Genetics is owned by BMJ. The journal has been adopted as the official journal of the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists.

Journal statistics 2016

Acceptance Rate 18%
Instant Rejection Rate 64%
Time to Submission to First Decision 11 days
Time to Acceptance to Publication 20 days
Frequency Monthly
Impact Factor 5.65
Indexed by Index Medicus (Medline), ISI Current Contents (Web of Science), Excerpta Medica (Embase), Scopus
Launch date 1964
ISSN 0022-2593
ISSN (online) 1468-6244

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The Journal of Medical Genetics is an official journal of the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists.
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BMJ is a founding member of COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics), which provides a forum for publishers and Editors of scientific journals to discuss issues relating to the integrity of the work submitted to or published in their journals.

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The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the value of medical research literature by promoting accurate, transparent reporting of research studies. BMJ is a sponsor of its activities.

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BMJ is a founding organisation of the AllTrials initiative, which calls for all past and present clinical trials to be registered and their results reported.