John Wiley & Sons, Inc., The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) and the British Pharmacological Society (BPS) announced today their partnership to publish the new open access, peer-reviewed journal, Pharmacology Research & Perspectives, which will open for submissions in April 2013.
Pharmacology Research & Perspectives (PR&P) will publish original research, reviews and perspectives in all areas of preclinical and clinical pharmacology, therapeutics, education and related research areas. The journal will serve as the first fully open access journal for ASPET and BPS, and joins their combined portfolio of prestigious peer-reviewed subscription-based scientific journals, such as the Drug Metabolism and Disposition, Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Molecular Pharmacology, British Journal of Pharmacology, and British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.
Editor-in-Chief Dr. Michael J. Curtis obtained his PhD from the University of British Columbia and has been a Reader at King's College London since 1996. Dr. Curtis has extensive editorial experience, serving as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Pharmacological and Toxicological Methods and Reviews Editor of British Journal of Pharmacology, among other positions.
"The publication of Pharmacology Research & Perspectives puts the ASPET-BPS-Wiley alliance at the forefront of open access publishing in pharmacology. I am confident that Mike's expertise and insight will ensure we are able to realise the full potential of this exciting opportunity," said Professor Philip Routledge, BPS President.