About Diseases


Diseases (ISSN 2079-9721), an international, peer-reviewed open access journal which focuses on human diseases and conditions, is published by MDPI online quarterly. Diseases is aimed at a wide audience of medical researchers and healthcare professionals. There are, in addition, unique features of this journal:

  • manuscripts regarding original research and ideas will be particularly welcomed. Diseases also accepts reviews, communications, and short notes.
  • there is no limit to publication length: our aim is to encourage scientists to publish their experimental and theoretical results in as much detail as possible.


The journal covers related research on, but is not limited to:

  • prevention, diagnosis and management of human diseases
  • pathology, therapy and pathogenesis of human diseases
  • disease and society, including patient care
  • epidemiological and epizootological studies of human
  • assessment, monitoring and surveillance of public health
  • rare syndromes
  • infectious diseases
  • deficiency disease
  • immunology
  • hereditary disease
  • physiological disease
  • water-related diseases
  • cardiovascular diseases, principally heart attacks and stroke
  • neuropsychiatric conditions
  • indigenous diseases

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

Diseases is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications. MDPI works with Publons to provide reviewers with credit for their work.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

St. Alban-Anlage 66
CH-4052 Basel

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Diseases will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2022 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


Reprints may be ordered. Please contact for more information on how to order reprints.

Announcement and Advertisement

Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free in the News & Announcements section of the journal. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website. Contact e-mail address is .

Editorial Office

Ms. Jessie Zhang
Managing Editor

For further MDPI contacts, see here.

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