Journal Details

Pharmaceutical Fronts

Pharmaceutical Fronts Cover
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Open Access
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Journal Scope

Pharmaceutical Fronts is an international peer-reviewed journal focusing on the rapid and high-quality dissemination of the latest breakthroughs in pharmaceutical development across major scientific and engineering disciplines. It is an affiliated journal of the Chinese Journal of Pharmaceuticals (EI Compendex), which was founded in 1970, and sponsored by Shanghai Institute of Pharmaceutical Industry, Chinese Pharmaceutical Association and China Pharmaceutical Industry Association.

The journal is delivering the ultimate reader experience with an innovative manuscript acquisition and review process focusing on information density, utility, and reliability. Its aims to cover original research as well as high quality reviews in medicinal chemistry, process development, and technological innovations for both laboratory and production settings. We will remain agile to reader feedbacks and seek to provide a unique service to the global scientific and industrial community in the quest for better medicines and better ways to make them for patients across the world.

Publishing 4 times a year in March, June, September, and December, Pharmaceutical Fronts includes significant original research articles as well as high quality reviews, commentaries and short communications in the following areas:

  • Drug & Synthesis Technology
  • Asymmetric Catalysis and Green Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Biopharmaceuticals
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences and Formulation Technology
  • Analytical Sciences
  • Engineering Innovations
  • Process Safety and Regulatory Sciences

Pharmaceutical Fronts requires that authors follow the ICMJE (International Committee of Medical Journal Editors) recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly work in Medical Journals. More information can be found here:

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Reasons to Publish

Abstracting and indexing: DOAJ, EBSCO, ProQuest
An international Open Access journal highlighting pharmaceutical processes
CC BY license
Article Processing Charge (APC) is waived for the years 2022 and 2023
Speedy publication (2-3 weeks for the First Decision; 7-8 weeks for the Final Decision)
At initial submission, authors can submit articles in the format of their choice
Fair, constructive, and timely peer-review
The chance to win our “Outstanding Article Award” with a certificate
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