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Pharmaceuticals — Open Access Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmaceuticals (ISSN 1424-8247; CODEN: PHARH2) is an open access journal of medicinal chemistry and related drug sciences, published quarterly online by MDPI. The Swiss Chemical Society is a partner of Pharmaceuticals journal and its members receive a discount on the article processing charge. Please visit for more details.
  • 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. Covered by Embase and Scopus. To be indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index - ESCI (Web of Science) from Vol. 10 (2017).
  • CiteScore: 4.90, based on citations in 2016 to articles published 2013-2015,
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 24 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).
  • 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 Pharmaceuticals
Understanding Inflammation-induced Mental Diseases: New Opportunities for Treatment Guest Editors: S. Mechiel Korte, Jan-Pieter Konsman
Deadline: 31 May 2018
Special Issue in Pharmaceuticals
Phage Therapy and Phage-Mediated Biological Control Guest Editors: Stephen T. Abedon, Diana R. Alves
Deadline: 30 June 2018
Special Issue in Pharmaceuticals
Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) and PEGylation in Pharmacy Guest Editor: Peter Turecek
Deadline: 31 July 2018
Special Issue in Pharmaceuticals
Bacterial Drug Persisters: Basis, Regulatory Events, and Role in Pathogenesis Guest Editor: William Schwan
Deadline: 31 August 2018

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Pharmaceuticals
Choices of the Journal Collection Editors: Jean Jacques Vanden Eynde, Annie Mayence

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