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Alex Goodridge, Editor

New Content Item (1)Alex is an Associate Editor at the BMC series. Before joining BMC, Alex completed a BSc in Biological Sciences and a MSc in Molecular Biotechnology at the University of Birmingham, before working in industry for a few years as a research scientist at a medical development company, where his role was to develop new immunodiagnostic assays for various biomarkers. Most recently, Alex completed his PhD research in Algal Biotechnology at Durham University, where he worked on a project to develop seaweed biomass as a feedstock for biofuel production using various biochemical and biophysical techniques. Alex now looks forward to promoting open access publishing and reproducible research in his role at BMC.

Associate Editor
Alex Goodridge, PhD, Springer Nature, UK

Assistant Editors
Sayali More, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Siddhali Shirude, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India

Manuscript Editors
Harshal Dhondge, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Nikhil Ghate, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Akshay Ravindra Joshi, PhD, MPhil, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Rajasree K P, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Raunaq Singh Nagi, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Noohi Nasim, PhD, Springer Nature, India
Vaishnavi Nimbalkar, MSc, Springer Nature, India
Pranitha Pandit, PhD, MPhil, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Priya Sharma, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Varsha Shetty, PhD, Springer Nature, India
Neha Tiwari, PhD, M.Tech, B.Tech, Springer Nature, India
Pratibha Verma, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India

Senior Editorial Board Members
Chaisiri Angkurawaranon, MD, PhD, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Gabriel Iloh, Rhema University Nigeria/Federal Medical Centre, National Postgraduate Medical College Of Nigeria, Nigeria
Pauline Siew Mei Lai, PhD, University Malaya, Malaysia
Paul Van Royen, PhD, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Editorial Board Members
Loai Albarqouni, MD, MSc, PhD, Bond University, Australia
Mubashir Arain, PhD, University of Alberta, Canada
Monique Araujo, Ph.D., São Paulo State University - UNESP, Brazil
Bengt Arnetz, MD, PhD, MPH, MScEpi, Michigan State University, USA
Sabine Bayen, PhD, MD, University of Lille, France
Sudip Bhattacharya, MD, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Gallus Bischof, University of Lübeck, Germany 
Aleksandra Borek, PhD, University of Oxford, UK
Fatma Goksin Cihan, Necmettin Erbakan University, Turkey
Jamile Codogno, Sao Paulo State University, Brazil
Anna De Simoni, PhD, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Paolo Giorgi Rossi, Agency for Public Health, Italy
Kristen Glenister, PhD, University of Melbourne, Australia
Katja Goetz, Dr. phil., University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Indiran Govender, Dr. med., University of Pretoria, South Africa
Pramendra Prasad Gupta, MD, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Nepal
Peter Haastrup, PhD, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Christopher Harrison, PhD, University of Sydney, Australia
Emma Healey, PhD, Keele University, UK
Peter K. Kurotschka, University Hospital Würzburg, Germany
Donata Kurpas, MD, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland
Michael Lawless, Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), PhD, Flinders University, Australia
Yew Kong Lee, PhD, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Lian Leng Low, MD, MBBS, MMed, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
Kristiana Ludlow, BPsych(Hons), MRes, PhD, The University of Queensland, Australia
Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis, BSc(Hons) MBBS(Hons) PhD FRACGP, Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, Singapore
Jose Mira, University Miguel Hernández, Spain
Csaba Moczar, Irinyi Health Center, Hungary
Yousef Moradi, PhD, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Achim Mortsiefer, PhD, Witten/Herdecke University, Institute of General Practice and Primary Care (IAMAG), Germany
Toshio Naito, MD, PhD, Juntendo University, Japan
Andrea Nederveld, MD, University of Colorado, USA
Raymond O'Connor, MBSS, University of Limerick, Ireland
Kate O'Donnell, University of Glasgow, UK
Lieve Peremans, PhD, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Nadine Pohontsch, Dr. hum. biol., University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Constance Dimity Pond, BA, MBBS, PhD, University of Newcastle, UK
Filipe Prazeres, MD, PhD, MSc, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Maja Racic, PhD, University of East Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Graham Reid, PhD, The University of Western Ontario, Canada
Simon Schwill, Dr. med, MME, University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany
Jean Soler, MD, PhD, FMCFD, European General Practice Research Network, Malta
Jens Søndergaard, PhD, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Asvini Subasinghe, PhD, NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence and Health in Preconception & Pregnancy, Australia
Tony Kai Sing Sun, PhD, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Zhijie Xu, MD, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China
Wade Thompson, PharmD, PhD, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Zoi Tsimtsiou, MD, MSc, PhD, Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Greece
Shilpa Tyagi, MOH Office for Healthcare Transformation (MOHT) and National University of Singapore, Singapore
Mohamud Verjee, BSc(Hons), MBChB, DRCOG, MBA, Weill Cornell Medicine, Qatar
Wenhua Wang, PhD, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Samuel Wong, MD, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Rosemary Wyber, MBChB, MPH, PhD, FRACGP, Australian National University, Australia
Hakan Yaman, MD, Akdeniz University, Turkey
Beibei Yuan, Peking University, China
Chengchao Zhou, Shandong University, China
Yin Zhou, PhD, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Editorial Advisors
Margaret Cupples, Queen's University Belfast, UK
Martin Duerden, Cardiff University, UK

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.9 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.3 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.291 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.981 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    38 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    217 days submission to accept (Median)

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