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Editors-in-Chief: Dr Philip Bardin and Dr Paul Reynolds

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Impact Factor: 3.256

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 16/58 (Respiratory System)

Respirology, one of several APSR publications, is a journal of international standing, publishing peer-reviewed articles of scientific excellence in clinical and clinically-relevant experimental respiratory biology and disease. Fields of research include immunology, intensive and critical care, epidemiology, cell and molecular biology, pathology, pharmacology, physiology, paediatric respiratory medicine, clinical trials, interventional pulmonology and thoracic surgery.>/p>

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Respirology aims to encourage the international exchange of results and encourages papers in the following categories: Editorials, Reviews, Original Articles and Correspondences. The journal is keen to play a vital role in bridging the gap between best scientific research and clinical practice.

Respirology is the official journal of the APSR and is the preferred English language journal of the Japanese Respiratory Society, the Taiwanese Society of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, as well as an official journal of the World Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology.

Respirology is published in electronic-only format and may be viewed at onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1440-1843/issues. Print subscriptions and single issue sales are available from Wiley's Print-on-Demand Partner. A free online sample issue is available on Wiley Online Library: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/resp.2016.21.issue-1/issuetoc

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Published Issues & latest articles

The most recently published articles (Early View articles) can be found at: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1440-1843/earlyview

The Table of Contents for the current journal issue can be found at: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1440-1843/currentissue

An Archive of journal issues can be found at: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1440-1843/issues

To stay up to date with the latest publications in Respirology, register for New Content Alerts via the journal's homepage or follow Respirology on Twitter @RespirologyAPSR.

Editor's Choice / Top Downloaded / Top Cited Articles

A collection of must read articles selected by the Editor in Chief can be found FREE at: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1440-1843/homepage/EditorsChoice.html

A list of the most downloaded, accessed, and read Respirology articles can be found at: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1440-1843/homepage/MostAccessed.html

A list of Respirology's most cited articles can be found at: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1440-1843/homepage/MostCited.html

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Latest Review Series

Read Respirology's 2016 review series for FREE:

  • "Unravelling the many faces of COPD to optimize its care and outcomes" by Gregory King and Don Sin

  • "Idiopathic interstitial pneumonia" by Tamera Corte, Athol Wells and Harold Collard

  • "Lung Cancer Practice, Implementing Evidence from Around the World" by Nico van Zandwijk and Kwun Fong

  • "Challenges in Drug Development for Chronic Lung Diseases" by Martin Kolb and Kjetil Ask

  • Respirology's 2015 Year in Review papers are published in Volume 21 Issues 3, 4 and 5

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Free Respirology content

All Editorials, Review articles and Editor's Choice articles published in Respirology are now available FREE online.

In addition, the full-text of all 2015 Respirology articles is available to download for free on Wiley Online Library and PubMed. Articles from all volumes going forward, will be available for free download at the end of each calendar year, for a limited time of one year.

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Respirology Topics in Focus

Respirology's Topics in Focus offer FREE access to collections of articles on a particular topic or theme that have appeared in the journal over the past few years.

Topics in Focus are added at regular intervals and the most recently published ones are:

To access all previously published Topics in Focus (previously named 'Virtual Issues'), please visit: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1440-1843/homepage/free_themed_collections.htm

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Respirology in the Press

Respirology articles often feature in the press, thanks to press releases issued by Wiley.

A list of Press releases can be found at: au.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/id-397743,view-search.html?query=resp&x=0&y=0.

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Respirology on YouTube – NEW

Respirology's new YouTube channel features Video Abstracts from authors introducing their latest Respirology publication. Visit the channel to meet the authors at: www.youtube.com/user/RespirologyAPSR. Subscribe to the channel to receive notifications every time a new author video is uploaded.

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Fukuchi Award for Best Original Respirology Paper

The 2016 Fukuchi Award has been awarded to Chih-Ying Ou for the paper entitled "Genetic variants of pulmonary SP-D predict disease outcome of COPD in a Chinese population", published in Vol 20, Iss 2, pages 296-303.

The paper was selected by an international panel consisting of Prof Antonio Anzueto (University of Texas, San Antonio, USA), Prof John Mastronarde (Ohio State University, Columbus, USA), Prof Chunxue Bai (APSR Research Committee, Shanghai, China), Prof Albert Li (Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong), Prof Christina Spengler (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) and Prof Philip Bardin (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia) chaired by Prof Michael Niederman (Stony Brook University, New York, USA).

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Manuscript Submission

Before preparing your paper, take advantage of the special 'Write' Way for Authors video, which shows how to improve your prospects of having your paper accepted for publication.

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Editorial Information (update pending)

Philip Bardin, Australia
Paul Reynolds, Australia

Immediate Past Editor-in-Chief
Peter Eastwood, Australia

Deputy Editors
Graham Hall, Australia
David Hui, Hong Kong
Martin Kolb, Canada
David CL Lam, Hong Kong
Chi Chiu Leung, Hong Kong
Jose Porcel, Spain
Ian Yang, Australia

Senior Editors
Lutz Beckert, New Zealand
Christopher Grainge, Australia
Fanny Ko, Hong Kong

Associate Editors
Paul Baas, Netherlands
Safwan M Badr, USA
David Barnes, Australia
Melissa Benton, USA
James Chalmers, UK
Cynthia Chee, Singapore
Tamera Corte, Australia
Masahito Ebina, Japan
Neil Eves, Canada
Frits Franssen, The Netherlands
Bob Hancox, New Zealand
Shu Hashimoto, Japan
Jeffrey Horowitz, USA
Ioannis Kalomenidis, Greece
Darryl Knight, Canada
Alexander Larcombe, Australia
Judith Mak, Hong Kong
Fabien Maldonado, USA
Yuben Moodley, Australia
Stacey Peterson-Carmichael, USA
Giorgio Piacentini, Italy
Amanda Piper, Australia
Marcos Restrepo, USA
Yuanlin Song, China
Paul Thomas, Australia
Maarten van den Berge, Netherlands
Claire Wainwright, Australia
Helen Whitford, Australia
Conroy Wong, New Zealand
Lisa Wood, Australia
Stephen John Wort, UK
Lonny Yarmus, USA
Robert Young, New Zealand

Editorial Board
Fumihiro Asano, Japan
Arata Azuma, Japan
Patrick Barron, Japan
Richard Beasley, New Zealand
Semra Bilaceroglu, Turkey
Sanjay Chotirmall, Singapore
Fan Chung, UK
David Feller-Kopman, USA
Jack Gauldie, Canada
Philip Hansbro, Australia
Yoshinori Hasegawa, Japan
Mohammad Rashidul Hassan, Bangladesh
John Heffner, USA
Jim Hogg, Canada
Young Ae Kang, Korea
O Jung Kwon, Korea
Mark Lavercombe, Australia
Y C Gary Lee, Australia
Albert Martin Li, Hong Kong
Richard W Light, USA
Maria Encarnita B Limpin, Philippines
Richard Li-Cher Loh, Malaysia
Toby Maher, UK
Kittipong Maneechotesuwan, Thailand
John F Murray, France
M Arifin Nawas, Indonesia
Masuharu Nishimura, Japan
Helen Reddel, Australia
Richard Ruffin, Australia
Huahao Shen, China
Stephen Spiro, UK
Philip Thompson, Australia
Ross Vlahos, Australia
Chong-Jen Yu, Taiwan

Statistical Review Board
Denise Anderson, Australia
Kjetil Ask, Canada
Bircan Erbas, Australia
Nicholas de Klerk, Australia
Julie Marsh, Australia
Kevin Murray, Australia
Luke Prendergast, Australia
Hanjing Zhuo, USA

Managing Editor
Lieve Bultynck, Australia

Deputy Managing Editor
Anke Van Eekelen, Australia

Scientific Editor
Christel Norman, Australia

Editorial Office
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