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Journal of Interferon
& Cytokine Research

Editors-in-Chief: Ganes C. Sen and Thomas A. Hamilton

ISSN: 1079-9907 • Online ISSN: 1557-7465 • Published Monthly

Current Volume: 37

Latest Impact Factor* is 2.135

*2015 Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters, 2016

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Featured Press Releases and Editorial Content

  • New Understanding of Chronic Lung Inflammatory Diseases Unfolding...Read More

  • New Study Identifies Promising Therapeutic Approach for Treating Cervical Cancer...Read More

  • Could the Gut Microbiome Be a New Therapeutic Target for Multiple Sclerosis?...Read More
  • New Research Defines Role of Long Noncoding RNAs in Inflammation...Read More
  • Do Cytokines Have a Role in the Initiation and Progression of Breast Cancer?...Read More
  • Interleukin-27: Can a Cytokine with Both Pro- and Anti-Inflammatory Activity Make a Good Drug Target?...Read More
  • Pattern Recognition Receptors May Be Potent New Drug Targets for Immune-Mediated Diseases...Read More
  • A New Target for Controlling Inflammation? Long Non-Coding RNAs Fine-Tune the Immune System...Read More


Journal of Interferon & Cytokine Research (JICR) provides the latest groundbreaking research on all aspects of IFNs and cytokines. The Journal delivers current findings on emerging topics in this niche community, including the role of IFNs in the therapy of diseases such as multiple sclerosis, the understanding of the third class of IFNs, and the identification and function of IFN-inducible genes.

Journal of Interferon & Cytokine Research coverage includes:

  • Structure/Function
  • Gene Expression
  • Antimicrobial and Antiviral Activities
  • Tumor Biology
  • Growth and Development

Journal of Interferon & Cytokine Research is under the editorial leadership of Editors-in-Chief Ganes C. Sen, Department of Molecular Genetics, Cleveland Clinic Foundation; Thomas A. Hamilton, Department of Immunology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation; and other leading investigators. View the entire editorial board.

Audience: Molecular biologists, biochemists, immunologists, virologists, oncologists, and hematologists, among others.

Society Affiliation

An official journal of the International Cytokine & Interferon Society

Indexed/Abstracted in:

MEDLINE; PubMed; PubMed Central; Current Contents®/Life Sciences; Science Citation Index Expanded; Science Citation Index®; Biotechnology Citation Index®; Biochemistry & Biophysics Citation Index®; Biological Abstracts; BIOSIS Previews; Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition; Derwent Drug File; EMBASE/Excerpta Medica; EMBiology; Scopus; Chemical Abstracts; ProQuest databases; CAB Abstracts; Global Health

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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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