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Artificial intelligence in Rheumatology

Guest Editors:
George Boateng, PhD, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Angie Botto-van Bemden, PhD, LATC, CSCS, Musculoskeletal Research International, USA

Submission Status: Open until 14 February 2025

Diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

Guest Editor:
Michael Doumen, MD, KU Leuven University Hospitals, Belgium

Submission Status: Open until 2 January 2025

Advances in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus

Guest Editors:
Ioannis Parodis, MD, PhD, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Chang-Hee Suh, MD, PhD, Ajou Univ. School of Medicine, South Korea
Fangfang Sun, MD, Renji Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Jiuliang Zhao, MD, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, China

Submission Status: Open until 20 December 2024

The role of diet and lifestyle modifications in the management of rheumatic diseases

Guest Editors:
Brian Andonian, MD, MHSc, Division of Rheumatology & Immunology, Duke Molecular Physiology Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, USA
Norelee Kennedy, PhD, School of Allied Health and Health Research Institute, University of Limerick, Ireland

Submission Status: Open until 5 September 2024

Updates on the management of osteoarthritis

Guest Editor:
Henrotin Yves, PhD, University of Liège, Belgium

Submission Status: Open until 30 July 2024


Patient and Public Involvement (PPI)

Guest Editors:
Adewale Adebajo:
University of Sheffield, UK
Angie Botto-van Bemden: Patient Advocate, USA
Ciarán Martin Fitzpatrick: BMC Medicine, UK

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  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.2 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.9 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.891 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.703 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    24 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    247 days submission to accept (Median)

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