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Science Translational Medicine

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)
PublisherAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
Publication typeJournals
ISSN19466234, 19466242
Scope Science Translational Medicine Mission: To promote human health by providing a forum for communication and cross-fertilization among basic, translational, and clinical research practitioners and trainees from all relevant established and emerging disciplines. Scope: Cardiovascular disease, immunology/vaccines, metabolism/diabetes/obesity, neuroscience/neurology/psychiatry, cancer, infectious diseases, policy, behavior, bioengineering, chemical genomics/drug discovery, imaging, applied physical sciences, medical nanotechnology, drug delivery, biomarkers, gene therapy/regenerative medicine, toxicology and pharmacokinetics, data mining, cell culture, animal and human studies, medical informatics, and other interdisciplinary approaches to medicine.


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The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20104.600
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201110.283
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201213.722
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201315.122
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201415.916
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201516.671
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201616.335
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201716.105
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201813.878
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20104.600
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201110.283
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201213.722
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201315.339
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201416.449
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201516.569
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201615.740
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201716.039
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201812.680
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20104.600
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201110.283
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201213.984
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201315.783
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201415.692
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201515.706
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201615.137
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201714.420
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201811.640
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20090
Self Cites20106
Self Cites201154
Self Cites2012137
Self Cites2013149
Self Cites2014121
Self Cites2015138
Self Cites201690
Self Cites201796
Self Cites201871
Total Cites20090
Total Cites2010184
Total Cites20112108
Total Cites20125585
Total Cites20139587
Total Cites201411662
Total Cites201512675
Total Cites201612970
Total Cites201713104
Total Cites201812008
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20090
External Cites per document20104.450
External Cites per document201110.020
External Cites per document201213.386
External Cites per document201315.101
External Cites per document201416.278
External Cites per document201516.388
External Cites per document201615.631
External Cites per document201715.922
External Cites per document201812.605
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20104.600
Cites per document201110.283
Cites per document201213.722
Cites per document201315.339
Cites per document201416.449
Cites per document201516.569
Cites per document201615.740
Cites per document201716.039
Cites per document201812.680
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents201057
Non-citable documents2011296
Non-citable documents2012552
Non-citable documents2013760
Non-citable documents2014766
Non-citable documents2015799
Non-citable documents2016770
Non-citable documents2017739
Non-citable documents2018516
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201040
Citable documents2011205
Citable documents2012407
Citable documents2013625
Citable documents2014709
Citable documents2015765
Citable documents2016824
Citable documents2017817
Citable documents2018947
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20090
Uncited documents201057
Uncited documents2011286
Uncited documents2012524
Uncited documents2013741
Uncited documents2014756
Uncited documents2015789
Uncited documents2016785
Uncited documents2017755
Uncited documents2018672
Cited documents20090
Cited documents201040
Cited documents2011215
Cited documents2012435
Cited documents2013644
Cited documents2014719
Cited documents2015775
Cited documents2016809
Cited documents2017801
Cited documents2018791
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