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Brief Introduction of International Journal of Radiation Medicine and Nuclear Medicine The International Journal of Radiation Medicine and Nuclear Medicine, administered by the Ministry of Health P.R.China and published by Chinese Medical Association and Institute of Radiation Medicine, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, is one of the series of International Medical Journals. It mainly introduces the new trends, recent developments, up-to-date technologies，and the newly-acquired experience in overseas and mainland in the fields of radiation medicine and nuclear medicine with the domestic situation, it's a national academic and informational magazine. Since the first publication in 1977, it has published 150 over last 30 years.
With the potential readers of middle-level or high-level scientific research personnel and clinicians, who are engaged in radiation medicine and nuclear medicine or other interrelated studies, which are in the forms of original article, review, reports in the international academic conference and the scientific investigations, this magazine mainly has the columns on Experimental Nuclear Medicine, Clinical Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Medicine Technique and Method, Radioactive Labeling of Drugs, Radiobiology, Clinical Radiation Medicine, Radiation Does and Radiation Protection, Physical Dosimetry and related standards and regulations.
It was founded in July 1977, with the name of
Since volume 3 No.1 1979, it was renamed as
Since volume 11 No.1 1987, it was renamed as
And since volume 13 No.1 1989, it changed from quarterly to bi-monthly.
In July 2003, its sponsor was changed to Chinese Medical Association and Institute of Radiology Medicine, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.
From volume 30 No.1 2006 to now, it was renamed as
As an academic and informational professional publication,
In volume 13 No.4-5 1989, Health Minister Chen Minzhang published his inscription for the 50 commemorative album.
In volume 19 No.5 1995, published the 100th anniversary album for the discovering of X-rays by Roentgen.
In volume 21 No.3 1996, published the Molecular Nuclear Medicine album.
In volume 21 No.5-6 1997, published the commemorative album for the 20th anniversary of establishment and total 100 publications.
In January 1990, it won the second prize of the First Foreign Medical Sciences series magazine quality assessment.
In December 2000, it won the Excellence Awards of the first Chinese academic journal (electronic version) quality assessment.
In June 2000, it was evaluated as the “First-Class Journal” by the 1998-1999’s Tianjin journal quality assessment.
In April 2002, it was evaluated as the “First-Class Journal” by the 2000-2001’s Tianjin journal quality assessment.
In April 2004, it was evaluated as the “First-Class Journal” by the 2002-2003’s Tianjin journal quality assessment.
In September 2004, it won the “Printing Quality Award” of Tianjin 2003 annual selection of outstanding Series
In May 2005, it won the third prize of the first Medical outstanding Series Assessment organized by the Health Ministry.
In April 2006, it was evaluated as the “first-class journal” by the 2004-2005’s Tianjin journal quality assessment.
According to the statistical data of ‘Chinese Journal Citation Report’ in 2007, the Impact Factor of this journal in 2006 is 0.294 and the Cited Rate is 0.94.
According to the statistical data of ‘Chinese Journal highly-cited index’ in 2007, the Impact Factor in five years of this journal in 2006 is 0.379 and the Cited Rate is 0.252.