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American Heart Association and Wiley-Blackwell Launch Open Access Journal for Heart Disease and Stroke

December 7, 2011

A new open access journal, Journal of the American Heart Association: Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease (JAHA), has been launched by the American Heart Association and Wiley-Blackwell. 

JAHA will serve as the first online-only open access journal for the AHA, and joins the AHA’s prestigious portfolio of 11 peer-reviewed print and online subscription-based scientific journals, including Circulation; Stroke; Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology; Circulation Research; and Hypertension.

JAHA will provide a global forum for basic and clinical research articles and timely reviews on cardiovascular disease and stroke. As an Open Access journal, its content will be rapidly and freely available, accelerating the translation of strong science into effective practice.

JAHA will consider all types of original research articles, including experiments conducted in human subjects and laboratory animals, as well as high-quality applied clinical, epidemiological, and health care policy papers related to cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. Specific content areas of interest are as follows: arrhythmia and electrophysiology, cardiovascular nursing, cardiovascular surgery, congenital heart disease, coronary heart disease, epidemiology, exercise physiology, genetics and translational biology, health services and outcomes research, heart failure, hypertension, imaging, interventional cardiology, molecular cardiology, nutrition, pediatric cardiology, pericardial disease, peripheral vascular disease, preventive cardiology, renal disease, resuscitation science, stroke, transplantation, valvular heart disease, and vascular medicine.

The journal is open for submissions and you can submit online or contact the Editor-in-Chief: Joseph Vita, MDThe JAHA information website gives further details about the journal, the Editorial Board and ways to keep up-to-date. 

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