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Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice,
and Science

Co-Editors-in-Chief: Thomas V. Inglesby, MD and D. A. Henderson, MD, MPH

ISSN: 1538-7135 • Published Bimonthly • Online ISSN: 1557-850X

Current Volume: 12

Latest Impact Factor* is 1.618

*2013 Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters, 2014

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Biosecurity and Bioterrorism is a peer-reviewed journal providing essential guidance for the protection of society against bioweapons, and is a key resource for policy makers, scientific experts, and government officials. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the Journal covers research, innovations, methods, challenges, and ethical and legal dilemmas facing scientific, military, and health organizations. The Journal explores the unique issues posed by biological weapons and bioterrorism, offering important insight into how to develop the systems needed for these challenges.

Biosecurity and Bioterrorism coverage includes:

  • Scientific, medical, and policy advancements that might help prevent or respond to epidemics
  • Future directions and innovations in public health that improve response to major health events
  • Guidance for healthcare organizations planning to cope with mass casualty crises
  • Initiatives or concepts intended to reduce agricultural vulnerabilities
  • Military and intelligence roles and contributions to biodefense strategy and response
  • Communication methods and challenges for decision makers, the media, and the public
  • Ethical and legal dilemmas posed by major health events

Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science is under the editorial leadership of Co-Editors-in-Chief Thomas V. Inglesby, MD, Director; and D. A. Henderson, MD, MPH, UPMC Center for Health Security; and other leading investigators. View the entire editorial board.

Audience: Food and drug safety researchers and specialists, Homeland Security policy experts, public health preparedness specialists, among others

Indexed/Abstracted in:

MEDLINE; PubMed; PubMed Central; Current Contents®/Social & Behavioral Sciences; Social Sciences Citation Index®; Social SciSearch®; Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition; EMBASE/Excerpta Medica; EMBiology; Scopus; ProQuest; CAB Abstracts; Global Health

The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.

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