Journal of Functional Biomaterials — Open Access Journal

Journal of Functional Biomaterials (ISSN 2079-4983; CODEN: JFBOAD) is an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, open access journal on materials for biomedical use and is published quarterly online by MDPI. Manuscripts can be submitted to now.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central. Indexed in Inspec (IET) and EMBASE (Elsevier). To be added in Scopus from Vol. 9 (2018).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 20 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 7.05 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in JFB
Clay-Based Biomaterials: From Synthesis to Applications Guest Editors: Serena Riela, Marina Massaro
Deadline: 31 July 2018
Special Issue in JFB
Chitosan and Chitosan-Based Biomaterials Guest Editor: Sundararajan V. Madihally
Deadline: 31 August 2018
Special Issue in JFB
Four-dimensional Biofabrication: Stimuli-responsive Mechanisms for Tissue Engineering Guest Editor: Pedro Morouço
Deadline: 30 September 2018
Special Issue in JFB
Advanced Functional Nanobiomaterials Guest Editor: Anderson Lobo
Deadline: 31 October 2018

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in JFB
Breaking Symmetry in Biomaterials Collection Editor: Francesco Puoci
Topical Collection in JFB
Biocements for Medical/Dental Purposes Collection Editor: James Tsoi

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