JMD - The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics


The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics (JMD)

Your source for applications of the latest technological advances to diagnostic questions and clinical solutions.

Editor-in-Chief, Barbara A. Zehnbauer, PhD, Emory University School of Medicine

Co-owned with The American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP), Published by Elsevier

The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics (JMD), the official publication of the Association for Molecular Pathology, co-owned by the American Society for Investigative Pathology, publishes high-quality original papers on scientific advances in the translation and validation of molecular discoveries in medicine into the clinical diagnostic setting, and the description and application of technological advances in the field of molecular diagnostic medicine.

Articles report novel discoveries with direct application to clinical diagnostics or clinicopathologic correlations including studies in oncology, infectious diseases, hematopathology, inherited diseases, predisposition to disease, or the description of polymorphisms linked to disease states or normal variations; the application of diagnostic methodologies in clinical trials; and the development of new or improved molecular methods for diagnosis or monitoring of disease or disease predisposition.

Special Features include Technical Advances, a peer-reviewed section featuring novel methods to solve diagnostic dilemmas. Reviews, Commentaries, and Special Articles provide focus on controversial research topics.


  • NEW! Publishing monthly starting in January 2020!
  • Indexed in all major indexing services (NLM's MEDLINE/PubMed, Thomson's Science Scitation, EMBASE, SCOPUS)
  • Online submission with Editorial Manager
  • Full Text Online - Published by Elsevier at
  • Simple page charge structure
  • Searchable Online — by citation, keywords, or authors.
  • Articles in Press — advance publication online before print
  • JMD frequently publishes reports developed by AMP Committees and Working Groups
  • Editorial Board - Internationally recognized scientists and cutting-edge diagnostics researchers.
  • International Submissions - 20% of published manuscripts originate from outside the United States.
  • Instructions for Authors Online
  • Sign up for e-Alerts
  • Free online access to all legacy content (12 months or older)
  • Free email alerts of new content as it is published
  • Discounted publication charges and no color charge for ASIP and AMP Members! Join before you submit

Author Benefits

  • 2019 impact factor: 5.5553*
  • 2019 5-year impact factor: 5.518
  • Eigen factor: 0.00097
  • 2019 CiteScore: 8.2
  • Top 15 Pathology journal*
  • Online Manuscript Submission with Editorial Manager.
  • Articles in Press - advance publication online before print
  • Authors entitled to 1 FREE electronic reprint

Reader Benefits

  • Published monthly in print and online at
  • The latest translational research and technical advances across diverse fields of clinical medicine
  • Features Reviews, Commentaries, Technical Advances, and Special Articles - the latest diagnostic perspectives and AMP-sponsored guidelines
  • Distinguished Editorial Board includes internationally recognized scientists and leading diagnostics researchers
  • Free online access to all legacy content (12 months or older)
  • Free email alerts of new content as it is published

*Thomson Reuters Citation Report 2019

Position: Editor-in-Chief
The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics (JMD)

Application Deadline:
August 31, 2021

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