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JMHG receives first impact factor

Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics has received its first impact factor in Web of Science. Read more here.


New Content ItemWe are pleased to announce that Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics has been accepted for Emerging Sources Citation Index in 2021. The journal would like to thank all of our authors, reviewers, editors and readers for their continued support.

About the Society

The Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics is the official journal of the Egyptian Society of Human Genetics. The society aims to target the advancing field of human genetics through education and training courses, allowing researchers to explore its full aspects.

About the Editor

Prof. Solaf M Elsayed

A professor of Medical Genetics, Medical Genetics Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain shams University and an active member of several societies of genetic and liver diseases.

She has a special interest in inborn errors of metabolism especially lysosomal storage diseases, genetic liver diseases, osteogenesis imperfecta, genetic deafness, lipodystrophies, skeletal dysplasias, and Cockayne syndrome.

Dr Solaf has supervised medical genetic training of hundreds of  students in different medical specialties over the last 25  years as well as doctorate and master thesis. She also pioneered several parents education programs and wrote several local patients’ targeted booklets in the last 10 years.

She has published distinguished work in both international and local journals.

Springer Nature's top-rated journal

Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics is a top rated Springer Nature journal. The journal is in the top 25% of qualifying journals* for editorial excellence, as the journal has received an overall authors' satisfaction of 92%. 

The journal would like to thank all of our authors, reviewers, editors and readers for their continued support.

We are Recruiting!

Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics is recruiting Associate Editors. As the growth of the journal continues, we must also ensure that it is able to cope with increased submissions whilst maintaining our high editorial standards. Therefore, we are looking to expand our editorial team.

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Aims and scope

Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics (EJMHG) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal with a focus on reporting innovations within the field of human and medical genetics. The journal considers articles on all aspects of the genetic basis of human disease, with a particular emphasis on biochemical genetics, biological studies of enzymes and other protein deficiencies, as well as immunogenetics. Other topics of interest include investigations of the pathogenesis of inherited disorders and practical advances in the molecular diagnosis of human disease. Articles presenting clinical applications of genomics and next generation sequencing technologies are considered valuable contributions.

Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics welcomes submissions of editorials, research, reviews, case reports, correspondence, meta-analysis and commentaries.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact 2023
    Journal Impact Factor: 1.2
    5-year Journal Impact Factor: N/A
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 0.393
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.362

    Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 20
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 179

    Usage 2023
    Downloads: 421,231
    Altmetric mentions: 237