Historic growth in impact factors for Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. journals

New Rochelle, NY, June 26, 2018– Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers announces significant growth in the impact factors of its peer-reviewed journals, as reported in the new Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2018). More than 50% of the company's portfolio of previously indexed journals saw double-digit percentage increases in impact factors, including Thyroid with a 37% increase and new impact factor of 7.557; AIDS Patient Care and STDs , with a 25% increase and new impact factor of 4.041; LGBT Health , with a 22% increase and new impact factor of 2.514, and a first impact factor of 5.2 for Advances in Wound Care . The journal portfolio now boasts the highest average impact factor in the history of the company.

"We are pleased to see such excellent progress in the impact factors of our journals this year," says Vicki Cohn, Chief Editorial Officer of Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. "It is a tribute to the achievements and contributions of our authors, editors, editorial boards, and reviewers, and an indication of our publications' continued significance to the scientific community."

Flagship publications Human Gene Therapy and Tissue Engineering also saw growth in their impact factors and reinforced their positions as leaders in their respective fields. Human Gene Therapy Methods saw an impressive increase of 23%.

Also of note, critical new and established titles Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, Surgical Infections, Astrobiology, Big Data, and DNA and Cell Biology saw increases of 51%, 48%, 39%, 20%, and 18%, respectively.


About the Publisher

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers is a privately held, fully integrated media company universally acknowledged for publishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in the most promising areas of biomedical research, biotechnology and regenerative medicine, clinical medicine, public health, law, environmental studies, and technology and engineering. The company's publications make critical contributions in advancing research and facilitating collaboration throughout the world in academia, industry, and government, and are also highly respected resources for legislators, policymakers, and educators. A complete list of the firm's journals, books, and newsmagazines is available on the Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers website.

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