The Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences

Awarded by the National Science Council, Taiwan

Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences (KJMS) , is the official peer-reviewed open access publication of Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan. The journal was launched in 1985 to promote clinical and scientific research in the medical sciences in Taiwan, and to disseminate this research to the international community. It is published monthly by Elsevier.

KJMS aims to publish original research and review papers in all fields of medicine and related disciplines that are of topical interest to the medical profession. Authors are welcome to submit reviews, original articles, short communications, and letters to the editor for consideration.

The journal is indexed in SCIE, Medline, ScienceDirect, Scopus, EMBASE, Elsevier BIOBASE, CAB Abstracts, Index Medicus, GeoAbstracts, BIOSIS, SIIC Data Bases, Nutrition Abstracts & Reviews and Global Health.

Kaohsiung Medical University (KMU, originally known as Kaohsiung Medical College ) was formally established in 1954. Apart from being the first private medical university in, the KMU has also become an important cradle for highly-skilled physicians and medical-related specialists. The KMU put its full attention to the steadily evolving areas of basic medical science and clinical medical research. It has therefore laid a solid foundation as the leading medical institution in Southern Taiwan.

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Chief Editor: Wan-Long Chuang



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  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISSN: 1607-551X