International Journal of Neonatal Screening

International Journal of Neonatal Screening is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on neonatal screening and neonatal medicine published quarterly online by MDPI. The journal is owned by the International Society for Neonatal Screening (ISNS). The International Society for Neonatal Screening (ISNS)German Society for Neonatal Screening (DGNS), the Japanese Society for Neonatal Screening (JSNS), the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) and the UK Newborn Screening Laboratory Network (UKNSLN) are affiliated with IJNS and their members receive discounts on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within ScopusESCI (Web of Science), PubMedPMC, Embase, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Genetics and Heredity) / CiteScore - Q1 (Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 28.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 6.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2024).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 4.0 (2023); 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.6 (2023)
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Special Issue in IJNS
Psychosocial Burden of Positive Newborn Screening Guest Editors: Jane Chudleigh, Leah Hecht
Deadline: 31 October 2024
Special Issue in IJNS
Newborn Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism Guest Editors: Ernest M. Post, Natasha Heather, Ralph Fingerhut
Deadline: 31 December 2024
Topical Collection in IJNS
Newborn Screening in Japan Collection Editors: Toshihiro Tajima, Seiji Yamaguchi
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