New print design for Arthritis Research & Therapy

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Arthritis Research & Therapy is unveiling a new look in the latest print edition of the journal. This bi-monthly issue – now in its 11th volume – presents a compendium of content found on the journal website, where articles are continuously published.

The June print issue introduces a colourful new front cover design, and an Editors’ Choice page that highlights articles of special interest as selected by the Editors-in-Chief.  Subscribers will also receive a bumper edition of the journal containing six authoritative review articles on topics such as spondylarthritis, gout and systemic lupus erythematosus.

Arthritis Research & Therapy is an international, peer-reviewed journal with a focus in mechanisms of, and translational laboratory and clinical research into localised and systemic immune-inflammatory and degenerative diseases of the musculoskeletal system. The journal is edited by Professor Peter Lipsky and Professor Sir Ravinder N Maini with the support of an international Editorial Board.

All research articles published in Arthritis Research & Therapy are open access. Subscribers have unrestricted access to all commentaries and reviews, although all letters and editorials are freely available. A free 30-day online trial subscription is available via the website.

In 2008-9 the journal is marking 10 years of publication with its 10th anniversary issue – a collection of 39 reviews by renowned experts, providing both
researchers and clinicians with a comprehensive understanding of
current knowledge on the scientific basis of rheumatology, which is freely available online.

The journal also received a new, increased Impact Factor in June of 4.49, placing it amongst the top-ranked journals in rheumatology. Moreover, the broader and more informative 5-year Impact Factor places Arthritis Research & Therapy fourth in the field (4.64).

Abigail Jones
Senior Assistant Editor – Arthritis Research & Therapy