In a new collaboration with the Blackwell Publishing, the Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the Chinese Pharmacological Society, are pleased to announce a new publishing partnership.
As of December 2004 Blackwell will begin publication of the Acta Pharmacologica Sinica (APS), the official journal of the Chinese Pharmacological Society and Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Edited by Academician Kai-xian CHEN, APS endeavors to promote pharmacological research and aims to become an international journal of great influence in life sciences. APS publishes original researches and reviews on all aspects of pharmacological science, both experimental and clinical, from any part of the world.
APS is published monthly in English, and is circulated to subscribers worldwide. The Journal has an ISI Impact Factor of 0.884 (2003) and is ranked the 77th in the 188 journals in SCI Pharmacology and Pharmacy category, and the 41st in the 119 journals in Chemistry & Multidisciplinary. APS is indexed by a number of international services including MEDLINE, Index Medicus, BIOSIS and EMBASE. For more information, please visit http://www.chinaphar.com.
Both Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica and Blackwell Publishing are excited to be entering the new partnership, and are committed to the future of the Acta Pharmacologica Sinica. Blackwell Publishing will work closely with Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica and the Chinese Pharmacological Society to promote the Journal internationally and increase readership through Synergy, Blackwell’s Online Journal platform.
About the institute and the Chinese Pharmacological Society
Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences, founded in 1932, is the unique comprehensive institute for drug research in the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The chief mission of the institute is drug discovery and development through studies on structure-activity relationship of biologically active substances. For more information, please visit http://www.simm.ac.cn
The primary objective of the Chinese Pharmacological Society is to service the health needs of Chinese people by developing and setting up a system of pharmacology, which integrates Chinese traditional pharmacology and current Western practices. For more information, please visit http://www.cnphars.org
About Blackwell Publishing
Blackwell Publishing is the world’s leading society publisher, partnering with more than 550 academic and professional societies. Blackwell publishes over 750 journals and 600 text and reference books annually, across a wide range of academic, medical, and professional subjects. The company remains independent with over 900 staff members in offices in the US, UK, Australia, China, Denmark, Germany, and Japan. Blackwell’s mission as an expert publisher is to create long-term partnerships with our clients that enhance learning, disseminate research, and improve the quality of professional practice. For more information, please visit www.blackwellpublishing.com or www.blackwell-synergy.com