Pharmaceutics — Open Access Journal

Pharmaceutics (ISSN 1999-4923; CODEN: PHARK5) is a peer-reviewed open access journal on the science and technology of pharmaceutics and biopharmaceutics, and is published quarterly online by MDPI.  
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), BIOSIS Previews and Scopus (CiteScore: 3.70). Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.8 days (median values for papers published in the first half 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.

Impact Factor: 3.746 (2017)

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Pharmaceutics
Feature Papers for 10th Anniversary of Pharmaceutics Guest Editors: Yvonne Perrie, Afzal Mohammed
Deadline: 15 December 2018
Special Issue in Pharmaceutics
Precision Medicine: Applied Concepts of Pharmacogenomics in Patients with Various Diseases and Polypharmacy Guest Editors: Jacques Turgeon, Veronique Michaud
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Pharmaceutics
Novel Formulation Strategies for Enhancing Dissolution and/or Oral Bioavailability Guest Editors: Wei Wu, Ph.D., Yi Lu, Ph.D., Jianping Qi, Ph.D.
Deadline: 15 January 2019
Special Issue in Pharmaceutics
Nose to Brain Delivery Guest Editors: Paolo Giunchedi, Elisabetta Gavini, Maria Cristina Bonferoni
Deadline: 31 January 2019

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