American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
|Am. J. Respir. Cell Mol. Biol.|
|Edited by||Paul Schumacker|
American Thoracic Society (United States)
The American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal and an official publication of the American Thoracic Society. It covers research on the structure and function of the respiratory system under physiologic and pathophysiologic conditions. It is one of three journals published by the American Thoracic Society, along with the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine and the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
The journal publishes papers that report significant and original observations in the area of pulmonary biology, with a focus on cellular, biochemical, molecular, developmental, genetic, and immunologic studies of lung cells and molecules.
The American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology was established in July 1989. The founding editors-in-chief were Jerome S. Brody, Robert M. Senior, and Mary C. Williams. John A. Mcdonald served as editor from 1993 to 1998. Kenneth B. Adler served as editor from 2009-2016 (North Carolina State University). Paul Schumacker (Northwestern University) assumed the editorship on October 1, 2016.
Abstracting and indexing
The journal is abstracted and indexed in the Index Medicus, Current Contents/Life Sciences, Current Contents/Critical Care Medicine, MEDLINE, and Cambridge Scientific Abstracts. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal's 2015 impact factor is 4.082.