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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 >>

2018 Published Issues
10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief
  • Tong Cao, DDS, PhD, Doctor, Professor, (E-mail:dencaot@nus.edu.sg)Department of Oral Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119083, Singapore
Indexing/Abstracting
WJSC is now abstracted and indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, also known as SciSearch®), Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, Biological Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
The 2018 Edition of Journal Citation Reports cites the 2017 impact factor for WJSC as 4.376 (5-year impact factor: N/A), ranking WJSC as 7 among 24 journals in Cell and Tissue Engineering (quartile in category Q2), and 65 among 190 journals in Cell Biology (quartile in category Q2).
ISSN
1948-0210 (online)
Editorial
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for Crohn’s disease: Gaps, doubts and perspectives 
Milton Artur Ruiz, Roberto Luiz Kaiser Junior, Lilian Piron-Ruiz, Tatiana Peña-Arciniegas, Priscila Samara Saran, Luiz Gustavo De Quadros 
World J Stem Cells 10(10):134-137. Published online Oct 26, 2018. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v10.i10.134
Retrospective Cohort Study
Efficacy and safety of autologous stem cell transplantation for decompensated liver cirrhosis: A retrospective cohort study 
Ming-Fang Wang, You-Bing Li, Xiao-Juan Gao, Hao-Yang Zhang, Su Lin, Yue-Yong Zhu 
World J Stem Cells 10(10):138-145. Published online Oct 26, 2018. doi: 10.4252/wjsc.v10.i10.138