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Significant impact factor growth for Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. journals

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News

New Rochelle, NY, June 14, 2017--Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers announces significant growth in the impact factors of its peer-reviewed journals, as reported in the new 2016 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017). More than 30% of the company's portfolio of previously indexed journals saw double-digit percentage increases in impact factors, including Thyroid with a 46% increase and new impact factor of 5.515; Journal of Neurotrauma, with a 19% increase and new impact factor of 5.19; and Soft Robotics, with a 41% increase and new impact factor of 8.649.

"We are pleased to see such excellent progress in the impact factors of our journals this year," says Vicki Cohn, Chief Editorial Officer. "It is a tribute to the achievements and contributions of our authors, editors, editorial boards, and reviewers, and an indication of our publications' continued significance to the scientific community."

Critical clinical medicine titles Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, Telemedicine and e-Health and Journal of Palliative Medicine saw increases of 23%, 13%, and 10% respectively, while Journal of Endourology increased its impact factor by 8% and Games for Health Journal solidified its position in its field with a groundbreaking 95% increase in impact factor.

Also of note is a first impact factor of 3.389 for 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing.

Flagship publications Human Gene Therapy and Tissue Engineering maintained strong impact factors and reinforced their positions as leaders in their respective fields.

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About the Publisher

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers)is a privately held, fully integrated media company universally acknowledged for publishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in the most promising areas of biomedical research, biotechnology and regenerative medicine, clinical medicine, public health, law, environmental studies, and technology and engineering. The company's publications make critical contributions in advancing research and facilitating collaboration throughout the world in academia, industry, and government, and are also highly respected resources for legislators, policymakers, and educators. A complete list of the firm's journals, books, and newsmagazines is available on the Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers website.

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