Annals of Human Genetics

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Annals of Human Genetics  
Cover Annals of Human Genetics 2005.jpg
Discipline Human genetics
Language English
Edited by Andres Ruiz-Linares
Publication details
Former name(s)
Annals of Eugenics
Publication history
Frequency Bimonthly
Standard abbreviations
Ann. Hum. Genet.
ISSN 0003-4800 (print)
1469-1809 (web)
LCCN 28012242
OCLC no. 472337129

The Annals of Human Genetics is a bimonthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering human genetics. It was established in 1925 by Karl Pearson as the Annals of Eugenics, with as subtitle, Darwin's epigram "I have no Faith in anything short of actual measurement and the rule of three".[1] The journal obtained its current name in 1954 to reflect changing perceptions on eugenics.[2] The editor-in-chief is Mark G. Thomas (University College London). According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 2.215.[3]


  1. ^ Stigler, Stephen (July 2010). "Darwin, Galton and the Statistical Enlightenment". Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A. 173 (3): 469–482. doi:10.1111/j.1467-985X.2010.00643.x.
  2. ^ Barnett, Richard (May 2004). "Eugenics". The Lancet. 363 (9422): 1742. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(04)16280-6.
  3. ^ "Annals of Human Genetics". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.

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