Journal of Acupuncture & Meridian Studies

The Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies is a bimonthly, peer-reviewed, open access journal featuring high-quality studies related to basic and clinical acupuncture and meridian research. It includes new a paradigm of integrative research, covering East and West, and traditional and modern medicine. The journal also covers areas of integrative biomedical research and health science in general, as well as other modalities.

Topics covered include anatomy and functions of meridians, basic and clinical research on acupressure, electroacupuncture, laser acupuncture, pharmacopuncture (herbal acupuncture, acupoint injection), veterinary acupuncture, and related animal studies. Articles on general health science and other modalities, such as anthroposophy, ayurveda, bioelectromagnetic therapy, chiropractic, herbology (herbal medicine), homeopathy, neural therapy and meditation, are also eligible for consideration if the articles are related to acupuncture and meridian studies. Manuscripts types accepted include topical reviews, original research, brief reports and case reports.

The journal is indexed in MedLine/PubMed/Index Medicus, SCOPUS, ScienceDirect, EMBASE, CINAHL Plus, Google Scholar, DOI/Crossref, Korea Citation Index(KCI), SHERPA/RoMEO, EZB, and Research Bible. Its abbreviated title is J Acupunct Meridian Stud. This journal was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies(KOFST) Grant funded by the Korean Government.

Benefits to Authors

JAMS is an open access journal: JAMS is supported by Medical Association of Pharmacopuncture Insitute for Article Publishing Charge (APC). There is no charge to publish in this journal. Therefore, all articles will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download. All articles published by Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without registration barriers.

Please see our Guide for Authors section for information on article submission. If you require any further information or help, please visit our support pages:

Editor-in-Chief: Kwang-Sup Soh

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  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISSN: 2005-2901