The Journal of Pathology

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Edited By: C Simon Herrington, Editor-in-Chief

Impact Factor: 6.894

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 4/79 (Pathology); 22/217 (Oncology)

Online ISSN: 1096-9896

Associated Title(s): The Journal of Pathology: Clinical Research

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**2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 6.894**

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  • 2016 Impact Factor: 6.894      
  • Top pathology research journal  
  • 2016 Immediacy Index: 1.678

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Call for Papers 2018

The Journal of Pathology will fast-track peer review of primary research papers providing novel insights into the genetic and epigenetic basis of human disease.

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2017 Annual Review Issue

The Genetics of Disease

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The Journal of Pathology 2017 Annual Review Issue on The Genetics of Disease

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