Physics in Medicine and Biology
|Physics in Medicine & Biology|
|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||Phys. Med. Biol.|
|Edited by||Professor Simon Cherry|
|Publisher||IOP Publishing (UK)|
|Frequency||24 per year|
Physics in Medicine & Biology (PMB) is a peer reviewed journal concerned with the application of theoretical and practical physics to medicine, physiology and biology. The first issue was published in July 1956.
PMB is published by IOP Publishing on behalf of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine. It is also an official journal of the following medical societies: the Canadian Organization of Medical Physics, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Medizinische Physik, the Japanese Association of Radiological Physics, the European Federation of Organisations for Medical Physics and the International Organization for Medical Physics.
The editor-in-chief is Professor Simon Cherry of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, at the University of California, Davis, USA.
The journal had an Impact factor of 2.829 for 2011 according to Journal Citation Reports. It is indexed in INSPEC Information Services, Chemical Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews/Biological Abstracts, Engineering Index/Ei Compendex, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, PASCAL Database, Article@INIST, ISI (SciSearch, ISI Alerting Services, Science Citation Index, Current Contents/Life Sciences), Index Medicus/MEDLINE, VINITI Abstracts Journal, and Sociedad Iberoamericano de Información Científica (SIIC).