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Welcome to the World Journal of Stem Cells

The World Journal of Stem Cells (WJSC) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of stem cells.  It was launched on December 31, 2009 and is published monthly (12 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage stem cells specialists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJSC describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJSC are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks.The WJSC’s acceptance rate: 62%. Submit here >>

2016 Published Issues
9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief

Tong Cao, BM BCh, DDS, PhD, Associate Professor, Doctor; Oscar Lee, MD, PhD, Professor

Indexing/Abstracting

PubMed, PubMed Central.

Journal Metrics

There is currently no impact factor.

ISSN

1948-0210 (online)

Frontier
Immunomodulation by mesenchymal stem cells: Interplay between mesenchymal stem cells and regulatory lymphocytes  
Oscar Ka-Fai Ma, Koon Ho Chan
World J Stem Cells 8(9):268-278. Published online Sep 26, 2016. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v8.i9.268
Minireviews
Racial disparity in colorectal cancer: Gut microbiome and cancer stem cells  
Sachin Goyal, Pratima Nangia-Makker, Lulu Farhana, Yingjie Yu, Adhip PN Majumdar
World J Stem Cells 8(9):279-287. Published online Sep 26, 2016. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v8.i9.279
Roles and regulation of bone morphogenetic protein-7 in kidney development and diseases  
Taro Tsujimura, Mana Idei, Masahiro Yoshikawa, Osamu Takase, Keiichi Hishikawa
World J Stem Cells 8(9):288-296. Published online Sep 26, 2016. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v8.i9.288
Stem cell-derived exosomes as a therapeutic tool for cardiovascular disease  
Etsu Suzuki, Daishi Fujita, Masao Takahashi, Shigeyoshi Oba, Hiroaki Nishimatsu
World J Stem Cells 8(9):297-305. Published online Sep 26, 2016. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v8.i9.297