As of 1st January 2014 Advances in Medical Sciences is published by Elsevier.



‘Advances in Medical Sciences’ is the official Journal of the Medical University of Bialystok (Poland). Our Journal was founded in 1955 and it was originally entitled ‘Roczniki Akademii Medycznej w Bialymstoku – Annales Academiae Medicae Bialostocensis’. In 2006 the title was changed to ‘Advances in Medical Sciences’.


In 2008 'Advances in Medical Sciences' started working on the basis of MetaPress, the world's leading Scholarly Content Host, that makes our content available online to a wide-ranging audience. Our Journal transformed into an “ahead of print” format, so the articles are published online first. Our journal is issued TWICE a year.


The Impact Factor rating of 'Advances in Medical Sciences' is 0.964 for 2013.



♦   Our international, scientific, peer-reviewed Journal covers all areas of medical sciences;

♦   The Journal publishes full-length articles in English on current advances in life sciences, preclinical and clinical medicine and related disciplines; We accept original research articles and consider current review articles. Only review articles from experts in the field are considered for publication;

♦   The Journal is supported by co-editors from USA and Canada and by a professional International Editorial Board;

♦   Electronic content of 'Advances in Medical Sciences' is hosted by MetaPress - the world’s largest scholarly content host;

♦   Each article is published online first in PDF format as soon as it is ready for publication (ahead of print) at, and;

♦   The journal is issued twice a year;

♦   Public access to articles is free of charge.


Why submit and read?

·       Excellent articles on latest research in medical sciences;

·       Articles are published online first - “ahead of print”;

·       Expert authors from all over the world;

·       Fair and constructive peer review by international experts in the field;

·       High quality editing and language revision services;

·       High quality publishing, available in both forms: electronic and printed;

·       Worldwide distribution and promotion of the scientific achievements through online indexing.



Indexed in: 

-  Thomson Reuters Scientific (ISI) / Master Journal List  (Official letter from Thomson Reuters)

Thomson Reuters Scientific (ISI) /Science Citation Index Expanded

Thomson Reuters Scientific (ISI) / Web of Science

Thomson Reuters Scientific (ISI) / Journal Citation Reports

-   PubMed / Index Medicus / Medline


-   Scopus


-   EMCare

-   CAS - Chemical Abstracts Services

-   DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journal

-   FSTA - Food Science and Technology Abstracts

-   PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset

-   The Summon

-   Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (2013 - 15 pts.)

-   Index Copernicus 

-   Impact Factor as announced in the 'Journal Citation Reports' is 0.964 (as IF 2013).



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