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) and BIOSIS Previews. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central. Covered by Scopus: papers published between 2014 and 2016 have been cited 3.68 times, on average, in 2017 (CiteScore 2017).
  • 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
Porous Inorganic Drug Delivery Systems Guest Editor: Bouropoulos Nikolaos
Deadline: 31 October 2018
Special Issue in Pharmaceutics
Chitosan Biomedical Applications: Opportunities and Challenges Guest Editors: Carla M. Caramella, Silvia Rossi, Giuseppina Sandri
Deadline: 15 November 2018
Special Issue in Pharmaceutics
Nose to Brain Delivery Guest Editors: Paolo Giunchedi, Elisabetta Gavini, Maria Cristina Bonferoni
Deadline: 30 November 2018
Special Issue in Pharmaceutics
Feature Papers for 10th Anniversary of Pharmaceutics Guest Editors: Yvonne Perrie, Afzal Mohammed
Deadline: 15 December 2018

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