Scimago Journal & Country Rank

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
Drug Discovery2011Q4
Drug Discovery2012Q3
Drug Discovery2013Q3
Drug Discovery2014Q2
Drug Discovery2015Q2
Drug Discovery2016Q2
Drug Discovery2017Q2
Drug Discovery2018Q1
Drug Discovery2019Q1
Health Policy2011Q4
Health Policy2012Q3
Health Policy2013Q3
Health Policy2014Q2
Health Policy2015Q2
Health Policy2016Q2
Health Policy2017Q2
Health Policy2018Q1
Health Policy2019Q1

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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.923
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.802
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.361
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.069
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.882
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.591
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.455
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20184.276
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20195.195
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.923
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.802
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.361
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.341
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.537
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20174.072
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20184.536
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20195.720
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.923
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.802
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.350
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.310
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.717
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20174.146
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20184.898
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20195.529
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 Cites201434
Self Cites201568
Self Cites201636
Self Cites201797
Self Cites2018111
Self Cites2019138
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201148
Total Cites201277
Total Cites2013147
Total Cites2014144
Total Cites2015178
Total Cites2016245
Total Cites2017281
Total Cites2018381
Total Cites2019532
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 document20131.167
External Cites per document20141.719
External Cites per document20152.683
External Cites per document20163.870
External Cites per document20172.667
External Cites per document20183.214
External Cites per document20194.237
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.923
Cites per document20120.802
Cites per document20131.361
Cites per document20142.250
Cites per document20154.341
Cites per document20164.537
Cites per document20174.072
Cites per document20184.536
Cites per document20195.720
% 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 documents20152
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20173
Non-citable documents20184
Non-citable documents20194
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201152
Citable documents201296
Citable documents2013108
Citable documents201464
Citable documents201541
Citable documents201654
Citable documents201769
Citable documents201884
Citable documents201993
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 documents20157
Uncited documents20167
Uncited documents201712
Uncited documents201815
Uncited documents201917
Cited documents20100
Cited documents201124
Cited documents201241
Cited documents201364
Cited documents201448
Cited documents201536
Cited documents201648
Cited documents201760
Cited documents201873
Cited documents201980
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