Biomarker Insights

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Call for Papers

The Editor in Chief, Dr Karen Pulford welcomes new manuscripts for peer review on the following topics:

  • Identification of biomarkers (genetic, transcript, protein) 
  • Biomarker development and validation 
  • Biomarker technology platforms 
  • Diagnostic, prognostic and/or predictive biomarkers 
  • Pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic biomarkers 
  • Therapeutic biomarkers 
  • Companion biomarkers 
  • Theranostic biomarkers 
  • Biomarkers in stem cell research 
  • Integration of biomarkers into clinical practice guidelines and clinical decision support systems
Open Special Collections 

We are also accepting submissions for the following Special Collections. If any of these are the right fit for your research, we would be happy to receive your paper for peer review. Please enter the Promo Code listed next to each collection below during Step 2 of the submission process to indicate your interest in publishing in this Special Collection. 

  • Biomarkers for cancer immunotherapy and combination therapy; Promo Codes to submit: BMI-9
  • Biomarkers for cardiovascular diseases; Promo Codes to submit: BMI-14
  • Immunity and disease; Promo Codes to submit: BMI-15
  • Biomarkers in autoimmune diseases; Promo Codes to submit: BMI-16
  • The advance of personalized medicine; Promo Codes to submit: BMI-17-S

All papers accepted into these Special Collections will benefit from a reduced Article Processing Charge (APC) of $750 (£500 GBP), discounted from the full rate for a limited time.

Become a Guest Editor for a Special Collection

We are interested in publishing Special Collections on various topics. Peruse the topics, or suggest your own, by submitting a proposal here.

Further information on the role can be found in the Lead Guest Editor Guide

Benefits of Publishing 

The journal offers significant benefits to authors including:

  • International, PubMed-listed, open access journal
  • All articles made immediately freely available on PubMed Central
  • Indexed in: Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and Scopus
  • Fast, rigorous peer review
  • Open access format, driving high visibility and global exposure
  • Prompt online publication
  • Article metrics service to allow each author to monitor re-use of published articles

Manuscripts submitted to the journal are subject to double-blind peer review by a minimum of two to three suitably qualified reviewers.  All editorial decisions are the responsibility of Editor-in-Chief, Deputy Editor-in–Chief, or an Associate EditorEach stage of the editorial and production process is monitored to prevent delays to the authors, who are regularly informed of changes in their paper’s status.  Editorial contributors, journal staff, and external contractors who contribute to editorial and production processes are qualified, experienced professionals chosen for their ability to efficiently contribute towards high-quality published papers.  Article processing charges are communicated to authors prior to and during manuscript submission. There are no additional fees based on use of color, figure or word-count. 

Further Information

  • Efficient Processing: 4 Weeks Average to First Editorial Decision
  • Fair & Independent Expert Peer Review
  • High Visibility & Extensive Database Coverage
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