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PharmRes_200Pharmaceutical Research (ISSN: 0724-8741), an official journal of the AAPS, presents papers which describe innovative research spanning the entire spectrum of drug discovery, development, evaluation, and regulatory approval. Small drug molecules, biotechnology products including genes, peptides, proteins and vaccines, and genetically engineered cells are an integral part of papers published here. Current emphasis of the journal includes the following areas: preformulation; drug delivery and targeting; formulation design, engineering, and processing; pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacogenomics; molecular biopharmaceutics and drug disposition; and computational biopharmaceutics, among others.

Editor-in-Chief: Peter Swaan, Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore

2014 Impact Factor

The Pharmaceutical Research 2014 impact factor is 3.420, as rated by Thomson Reuters in the 2014 Journal Citation Reports Science Edition. 

Pharmaceutical Research is owned and published by Springer Science + Business Media LLC. Springer publishes the journal 12 times a year.


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Accessing Full Text Articles


Member Benefit LogoAAPS members have access to full text articles of Pharmaceutical Research, The AAPS Journal, and AAPS PharmSciTech through, the AAPS official journals' portal. PharmaGateway was created for the pharmaceutical sciences community to allow easy access to content jointly published by AAPS and Springer. Not a member? Join AAPS today!

Note: Unless you have an institutional or individual subscription to access article content on Springer, you must use your AAPS login credentials on the platform to access articles within Springer. Need help? Contact Christina Dzikowski at with your questions. 


Print subscriptions to Pharmaceutical Research are available for purchase at a discounted rate to AAPS members. To purchase a print subscription, please contact AAPS Member Services at or +1.703.248.4729.

Regular member $90
Postdoctoral Fellow $55
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Submitting Your Research

Pharmaceutical Research uses Editorial Manager as its peer-review tracking system. Manuscripts must be submitted online by the corresponding author at You may be required to register as a new user with Editorial Manager upon your first visit. Straightforward login and registration procedures can be found on the website. Editorial Manager allows authors to track the progress of manuscript review in real time. Detailed, step-by-step instructions for submitting manuscripts can be found on the website.

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Acquiring Permissions and Reprints

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Contact Information

Christina Dzikowski
Springer Publishing Editor