Journal History

2013 The inaugural issue was released. Biomedicines was published as a quarterly journal.
2015 Biomedicines established the following section:
  • Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy.
Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy was renamed as Immunology and Immunotherapy.
2016 Biomedicines was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) of the Web of Science. Biomedicines established the following section:
  • Neurologic Disease.
Neurologic Disease was renamed as Neurobiology and Neurologic Disease.
2017 Biomedicines was indexed in PubMed and Scopus.
Biomedicines starts the Travel Awards project.
2018 Biomedicines established the following section:
  • Natural compounds in Biomedicine.
Natural compounds was renamed as Drug Discovery and Development.
2019 Biomedicines was indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE).
Biomedicines established the following sections:
  • Cancer Therapeutics;
  • Nanotechnology and Biotechnology;
  • Therapeutic Strategies in Different Diseases;
  • Gene and Cell Therapy;
  • Thrombosis and Hemostasis;
  • Model Systems in Research and Development;
  • Virology, Vaccines and Viral Vectors;
  • Tumor Cell Biology.
Cancer Therapeutics was renamed as Cancer Biology and Therapeutics;
- Nanotechnology and Biotechnology was renamed as Biomedical Materials and Nanomedicine;
- Therapeutic Strategies in Different Diseases was renamed as Molecular and Translational Medicine;
- Thrombosis and Hemostasis was discontinued;
Model Systems in Research and Development was discontinued;
Virology, Vaccines and Viral Vectors was discontinued;
Tumor Cell Biology was discontinued.
2020 Biomedicines adopted a monthly publication schedule.
Biomedicines received its first Impact Factor (4.717), ranked 36/270 (Q1) in “Pharmacology & Pharmacy”, and ranked 30/138 (Q1) in “Medicine, Research & Experimental”.
Biomedicines published its 1,000th paper.
Biomedicines rearranges the following sections:
2021 Biomedicines starts the Young Investigator Award project.
Biomedicines organized the 1st International Electronic Conference on Biomedicine (ECB 2021).
Biomedicines organized the First Canadian Peptide and Protein Community Virtual Symposium (CPPC 2021).
Biomedicines received its 2020 Impact Factor (6.081), ranked 32/275 (Q1) in “Pharmacology & Pharmacy”, ranked 32/140 (Q1) in “Medicine, Research & Experimental”, and ranked 65/298 (Q1) in “Biochemistry & Molecular Biology”.
Biomedicines rearranges the following sections: - Drug Delivery, Drug Metabolism and Pharmacogenomic and Personalized Medicines were merged with Drug Discovery to create a new section Drug Discovery, Development and Delivery;
- Biomedical Materials was merged with Biomedical Engineering in Human Health to create a new section Biomedical Engineering and Materials;
- Cancer Biology and Therapeutics was renamed as Cancer Biology and Oncology;
- Neurobiology and Neurologic Disease was renamed as Neurobiology and Clinical Neuroscience.
2022 Biomedicines announced the 2022 Early-Career Women Award/2022 Young Investigator Award.
Biomedicines received its 2021 Impact Factor (4.757), ranked 87/279 (Q2) in “Pharmacology & Pharmacy”, ranked 62/139 (Q2) in “Medicine, Research & Experimental”, and ranked 121/297 (Q2) in “Biochemistry & Molecular Biology”.
2023 The year 2023 marks the 10th Anniversary of Biomedicines.
 received its 2022 Impact Factor (4.7), ranked 69/277 (Q1) in “Pharmacology & Pharmacy”, ranked 54/136 (Q2) in “Medicine, Research & Experimental”, and ranked 92/285 (Q2) in “Biochemistry & Molecular Biology”.
Biomedicines announced the 2024 Travel Award/2022 Best Paper Award/2023 Outstanding Reviewer Award/2023 Young Investigator Award.
2024 Biomedicines rearranges the following sections: 


2013–2016 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Kenneth Cornetta
2016–2023 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Shaker A. Mousa
2023–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Felipe Fregni

Section Editor-in-Chief

2016–2022 Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Vincenzo Cerullo for the Section on Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy
2016–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Bruno Meloni for the Section on Neurobiology and Clinical Neuroscience
2019–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Jun Lu for the Section on Drug Discovery, Development and Delivery
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Veronique Baud for the Section on Cancer Biology and Oncology
2022–2024 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Robert Passier for the Section on Biomedical Engineering in Human Health
2022–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Paul Rösch for the Section on Cell Biology and Pathology
Section Editor-in-Chief
: Prof. Dr. Manfredi Tesauro for the Section on Endocrinology and Metabolism Research
Section Editor-in-Chief
: Dr. Bernard Lebleu for the Section on Gene and Cell Therapy
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