Journal of Immunology

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Journal of Immunology  
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Edited byEugene M. Oltz, Ph.D.
Publication details
Former name(s)
Journal of Immunology, Virus Research and Experimental Chemotherapy
Publication history
Delayed 12 months
Standard abbreviations
J. Immunol.
J Immunol
ISSN0022-1767 (print)
1550-6606 (web)
OCLC no.1778718

The Journal of Immunology is a twice-monthly peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes basic and clinical studies in all aspects of immunology. Established in 1916, it changed named to Journal of Immunology, Virus Research and Experimental Chemotherapy from 1943 to 1949, to return to the original Journal of Immunology in 1950. It is the official journal of the American Association of Immunologists (AAI). The editor-in-chief is Eugene M. Oltz, Ph.D. Content is delayed open access with a 12-month embargo.

Indexing and abstracting[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 4.539, ranking it 37th out of 155 journals in the category "Immunology".[5]


The Journal of Immunology was established by Arthur Fernandez Coca in 1916 as the official journal of the American Association of Immunologists and the New York Society for Serology and Hematology.[6][7] Coca was sole editor from 1916 to 1925 when John C. Torrey joined the journal.[8] From 1916 to 1925 the journal was published every 2 months, from 1926 to 1985 (except in 1928) it was published monthly. The journal has been published twice a month since 1986.


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  4. ^ "Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, MD: 1950)". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2014-12-20.
  5. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Immunology". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2017.
  6. ^ American Association of Immunologists (October 1960). "In Memoriam: Arthur F. Coca, Founder of the Journal of Immunology". Journal of Immunology. 85 (4): NP-331.
  7. ^ "The founding of The Journal of Immunology" (PDF). American Association of Immunologists. Retrieved 2018-10-16.
  8. ^ Emrich, John; Peery, Bryan (January–February 2014). "What's old is new again: Early editors of The JI act to address perennial challenges in the peer-review and editing process" (PDF). AAI Newsletter. American Association of Immunologists (AAI). Retrieved 2018-10-16.

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