Diseases — Open Access Journal of Multidisciplinary Journal on Human Diseases

Diseases (ISSN 2079-9721; CODEN: DISECP) is an international peer-reviewed open access, multidisciplinary journal which focuses on the latest and outstanding research on diseases and conditions published quarterly online by MDPI. The first issue is released in 2013.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in Chemical Abstracts / SciFinder. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central from Vol. 3 (2015).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 23 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).
  • 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.
  • Sections: published in eight topical sections.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Diseases
Pediatric Diseases Guest Editor: Mark Brown
Deadline: 30 June 2018
Special Issue in Diseases
Appetite Regulation and Mitophagy with Links to Chronic Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease Guest Editor: Ian James Martins
Deadline: 31 July 2018
Special Issue in Diseases
Gene Therapy Guest Editor: Kenneth Lundstrom
Deadline: 31 August 2018
Special Issue in Diseases
Hepatitis and Treatment Guest Editor: Tatsuo Kanda
Deadline: 30 September 2018

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Diseases
Effects of Food Antioxidants on Cardiovascular Diseases and Human Cancers Collection Editors: Maurizio Battino, Esra Capanoglu
Topical Collection in Diseases
Lysosomal Storage Diseases Collection Editors: Jose Sanchez-Alcazar, Luis Jiménez Jiménez

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