The AAPS Journal

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2020 Impact Factor:  4.009

The AAPS Journal
, an official journal of The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists,
along with our publishing partner SpringerNature, offers scientists an opportunity to publish in a peer-reviewed publication.

Editor-in-Chief Ho-Leung Fung, Ph.D., oversees an international editorial board of leading researchers in the pharmaceutical sciences. Fung is professor of pharmaceutical sciences at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.




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The AAPS Journal
High Impact Article Award (2021)

Recognizing an article published in the last two years in The AAPS Journal that is judged exceptional by the editors for its impact on the pharmaceutical sciences.

Interfacial Stress in the Development of Biologics: Fundamental Understanding, Current Practice, and Future Perspective

Awardee/Corresponding Author: Jinjiang Li, Ph.D., Nevakar Injectables Inc., and Mary E. Krause, Ph.D., Bristol Myers Squibb
Co-Authors: Xiaodong Chen, Yuan Cheng, Weiguo Dai, John J. Hill, Min Huang, Susan Jordan, Daniel LaCasse, Linda Narhi, Evgenyi Shalaev, Ian C. Shieh, Justin C. Thomas, Raymond Tu, Songyan Zheng, and Lily Zhu



WHAT IS THE AAPS JOURNAL?

The AAPS Journal, an official journal of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), publishes novel and significant findings in the various areas of pharmaceutical sciences impacting human and veterinary therapeutics, including:
  • Drug Design and Discovery
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Biopharmaceutics, Formulation, and Drug Delivery
  • Metabolism and Transport
  • Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Pharmacometrics
  • Translational Research
  • Clinical Evaluations and Therapeutic Outcomes
  • Regulatory Science
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
We invite submissions under the following article types:
  • Original Research Articles
  • Reviews and Mini-reviews
  • White Papers, Commentaries, and Editorials
  • Letter to the Editors
  • Meeting Reports
  • Brief/Technical Reports and Rapid Communications
  • Regulatory Notes
  • Tutorials
  • Protocols in the Pharmaceutical Sciences
Learn more about the the editors and editorial advisory board.


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AAPS has partnered with Springer Nature Author Services to provide English language editing, translation, and illustration services to all AAPS members. Springer Nature Author Services has helped thousands of researchers around the world to present their research in polished English suitable for publication in top journals.

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HOW DO I SUBMIT?

The AAPS Journal uses Editorial Manager as its peer-review tracking system. Manuscripts must be submitted by the corresponding author through Editorial Manager. 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 in Editorial Manager.

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3. Submit and track your manuscript through Editorial Manager
*NOTE: A Transfer of Copyright form is no longer needed when submitting a manuscript. If your paper is accepted, the transfer of copyright will be processed by our publisher, Springer Nature.

HOW CAN I BE A REVIEWER?

Reviewers are selected through identification of their pertinent expertise via their recent publications, both in The AAPS Journal and as accessed through indices such as PUBMED and MEDLINE. Authors may also recommend reviewers, but reviewer selection is ultimately at the editor's discretion.

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Thank you to the esteemed pharmaceutical scientists who reviewed manuscripts for The AAPS Journal.
View the list of 2020 Reviewers (PDF)

Review of Opinions and Summary Reports Guideline


The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) has established a position of leadership among pharmaceutical scientists such that the opinions of AAPS groups and summary reports from AAPS-sponsored events may be disseminated. This guideline provides a general framework by which such opinions should be communicated, posted, or published, and the process by which the association will review such items for approval.


VIEW THE REVIEW OF OPINIONS DOCUMENT (PDF)

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