International Journal of Neonatal Screening

International Journal of Neonatal Screening is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on neonatal screening and neonatal medicine. It is the official journal of the International Society for Neonatal Screening (ISNS) published quarterly online by MDPI. IJNS is also the official journal of the German Society for Neonatal Screening (DGNS), the Japanese Society for Neonatal Screening (JSNS), the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)–Newborn Screening & Genetics Program and the UK Newborn Screening Laboratory Network (UKNSLN) which are affiliated societies and programs to the journal.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within ScopusESCI (Web of Science), PubMedPMC, Embase, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q2 (Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health)
  • Case reports: this journal publishes a section with well prepared case reports.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
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Special Issue in IJNS
Ethical and Psychosocial Aspects of Genomics in the Neonatal Period Guest Editors: Lynn Wein Bush, Olaf Bodamer
Deadline: 30 September 2021
Special Issue in IJNS
The COVID-19 Pandemic: The Impact on Newborn Screening Research, Clinical Care and Public Health Guest Editors: Michele A. Lloyd-Puryear, Amy Brower, Amy Gaviglio, Susan Berry
Deadline: 30 November 2021
Special Issue in IJNS
Economic Evaluations of Newborn Screening: Methodological Considerations and Applications Guest Editors: M. Elske Van den Akker-van Marle, Catharina P.B. Van der Ploeg
Deadline: 31 December 2021
Topical Collection in IJNS
Feature Papers in Newborn Screening Collection Editors: Ralph Fingerhut, Peter C.J.I. Schielen, Can Ficicioglu, David Millington, Dianne Webster
Topical Collection in IJNS
Newborn Screening in Japan Collection Editor: Toshihiro Tajima
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