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Cellular immunology and HIV

Guest Editor
Joe Hou, PhD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, United States


Submission Status: Open until 22 August 2024

Immune mechanisms in food allergy

Guest Editor
Katja Baerenfaller, PD, PhD, Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma Research (SIAF), University of Zurich, Switzerland

Submission Status: Open until 2 December 2024

Mitochondria function in infection and immunity

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Rudranil De, PhD, Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University Kolkata, India
Nicholas M. Maurice, MD, Emory University School of Medicine, USA


Submission Status: Open until 3 March 2025

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Aims and scope

BMC Immunology is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in molecular, cellular, tissue-level, organismal, functional, and developmental aspects of the immune system as well as clinical studies and animal models of human diseases.  

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Editor's Choice

Helminth-derived proteins as immune system regulators: a systematic review of their promise in alleviating colitis

Through a systematic review, Alghanmi and colleagues highlight the role of helminth-derived proteins in immunomodulation and their potential utility in treatment for chronic inflammatory conditions such Crohn’s disease.

Whole blood stimulation provides preliminary evidence of altered immune function following SRC

Battista and colleagues explore how whole blood stimulation can be used within a causal framework to estimate the effect of sports-related concussion (SRC) on immune function. Preliminary evidence suggests that SRC affects LPS and R848 immunoreactivity.

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    3.0 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.6 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.808 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.783 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    26 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    188 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    671,800 downloads
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