About the Journal

"Journal of Medical Genetics," formerly known as "genetic disease" in 1992 changed its name to "Journal of Medical Genetics." Purpose of the magazine are: reflecting China's medical genetics, human genetics, genomics and human disease, the theory and technology related fields the latest research results, implementing the theory and practice, popularization and improvement of the policy; main audience is engaged in medical the work of clinical genetics doctors, family planning workers, teachers and tertiary students and researchers. With Commentary, of the technology and methods, review, report, clinical genetics, genetic counseling, clinical cytogenetics, case reports and other columns. Since 1998, the U.S. magazine "Medical Index" (Index Medicus, MEDLINE, PubMed), "Chemical Abstracts" (Chemical Abstract), "Engineering Index" (Engeering Index, Ei Compendex-CD, Ei CompendexWeb), "Biological Abstracts "(Biological Abstract), and the Netherlands," Medical Digest "(Excerpta Medica), and Russia," Digest Magazine "(Abstract Journal) of six renowned international retrieval systems Scopus, BIOSIS, EMBASE. China were Wanfang database, Chinese Academic Journal CD-ROM, CD-ROM Chinese Biomedical Literature Database, and "Chinese Science Abstracts", 15 abstracts included. Magazine won the 1995 and 2000, the first prize of Excellent journals; in 1995 and 2001 were excellent journal of the Chinese Medical Association Silver; 1997 and 2002, China Association for Science were awarded second prize and third prize of excellent journals.

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Genetics (clinical) (Q4); Medicine (miscellaneous), BioEngineering, Pharmacology and pharmacy (Q4)


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West China University of Medical Sciences

The impact score (IS) 2020 of Chinese Journal of Medical Genetics is 0.13, which is computed in 2021 as per its definition. Chinese Journal of Medical Genetics IS is decreased by a factor of 0.07 and approximate percentage change is -35% when compared to preceding year 2019, which shows a falling trend. The impact score (IS), also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of Chinese Journal of Medical Genetics is Chin. J. Med. Genet.. This abbreviation ('Chin. J. Med. Genet.') is well recommended and approved for the purpose of indexing, abstraction, referencing and citing goals. It meets all the essential criteria of ISO 4 standard.

ISO 4 (International Organization for Standardization 4) is an international standard that defines a uniform and consistent system for abbreviating serial publication titles and journals.

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Vol. 32 No. 4 (2023)
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