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EPMA Journalopen access


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category


BioMed Central Ltd.



Publication type



18785077, 18785085





How to publish in this journal


PMA Journal is a journal of predictive, preventive and personalized medicine (PPPM). The journal provides expert viewpoints and research on medical innovations and advanced healthcare using predictive diagnostics, targeted preventive measures and personalized patient treatments. The journal is indexed by PubMed, Embase and Scopus. Join the conversation about this journal

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.

Biochemistry (medical)2011Q4
Biochemistry (medical)2012Q3
Biochemistry (medical)2013Q3
Biochemistry (medical)2014Q2
Biochemistry (medical)2015Q2
Biochemistry (medical)2016Q2
Biochemistry (medical)2017Q2
Biochemistry (medical)2018Q1
Biochemistry (medical)2019Q1
Biochemistry (medical)2020Q1
Biochemistry (medical)2021Q1
Drug Discovery2011Q4
Drug Discovery2012Q3
Drug Discovery2013Q3
Drug Discovery2014Q2
Drug Discovery2015Q2
Drug Discovery2016Q2
Drug Discovery2017Q2
Drug Discovery2018Q1
Drug Discovery2019Q1
Drug Discovery2020Q1
Drug Discovery2021Q1
Health Policy2011Q4
Health Policy2012Q3
Health Policy2013Q3
Health Policy2014Q2
Health Policy2015Q2
Health Policy2016Q2
Health Policy2017Q2
Health Policy2018Q1
Health Policy2019Q1
Health Policy2020Q1
Health Policy2021Q1

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.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.842
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.720
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.217
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.867
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.717
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.463
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.481
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20184.290
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20194.992
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20206.107
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20217.218
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.842
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.720
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.217
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.042
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.357
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20174.058
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20184.523
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20195.453
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20205.907
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20217.716
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.842
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.720
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.317
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.190
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.448
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.652
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20174.104
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20184.820
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20195.208
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20206.271
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20218.587
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 Cites20100
Self Cites201123
Self Cites201220
Self Cites201321
Self Cites201435
Self Cites201568
Self Cites201633
Self Cites201797
Self Cites2018111
Self Cites2019138
Self Cites2020166
Self Cites2021182
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201148
Total Cites201277
Total Cites2013146
Total Cites2014145
Total Cites2015183
Total Cites2016243
Total Cites2017280
Total Cites2018389
Total Cites2019518
Total Cites2020638
Total Cites2021841
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 document20100
External Cites per document20110.481
External Cites per document20120.594
External Cites per document20131.157
External Cites per document20141.719
External Cites per document20152.805
External Cites per document20163.889
External Cites per document20172.691
External Cites per document20183.349
External Cites per document20194.130
External Cites per document20204.453
External Cites per document20216.102
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.842
Cites per document20120.720
Cites per document20131.217
Cites per document20142.042
Cites per document20154.357
Cites per document20164.500
Cites per document20174.058
Cites per document20184.523
Cites per document20195.453
Cites per document20205.907
Cites per document20217.716
% 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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20115
Non-citable documents201211
Non-citable documents201312
Non-citable documents20147
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20183
Non-citable documents20193
Non-citable documents20202
Non-citable documents20211
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201152
Citable documents201296
Citable documents2013108
Citable documents201464
Citable documents201541
Citable documents201654
Citable documents201768
Citable documents201883
Citable documents201992
Citable documents2020106
Citable documents2021108
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 documents20100
Uncited documents201133
Uncited documents201266
Uncited documents201356
Uncited documents201423
Uncited documents20156
Uncited documents20167
Uncited documents201710
Uncited documents201812
Uncited documents201914
Uncited documents202016
Uncited documents20217
Cited documents20100
Cited documents201124
Cited documents201241
Cited documents201364
Cited documents201448
Cited documents201536
Cited documents201647
Cited documents201759
Cited documents201874
Cited documents201981
Cited documents202092
Cited documents2021102
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