As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times. Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.
COVID-19 and impact on peer review
This review By Leonidas Duntas aims to summarize the current knowledge regarding selenium deficiency and excess in pregnancy outcome as well as to briefly describe the challenges and controversies concerning selenium supplementation in pregnant women with selenium deficiency with or without concomitant thyroid disease.
Click here to read a heartfelt thank you to Professor Andrzej Lewinski for his years of service to Thyroid Research, written by EIC Bijay Vaidya.
Aims and scope
Thyroid Research is an online journal that aims to present the newest knowledge related to thyroid hormones, thyroid diseases and any related fields. The journal’s regular readership includes researchers, clinicians and healthcare providers across the world.
Thyroid Research encompasses a wide range of thyroidology topics including, diagnosis, pharmacological and other treatment methods, invasive treatment, physiological mechanisms of thyroid hormone action and regulation, immunological aspects, genetics, new guidelines in disease management, thyroid related diseases and complications.
Prof Bijay Vaidya, Editor-in-Chief
Bijay Vaidya is Consultant Endocrinologist at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, and Honorary Clinical Professor at the University of Exeter Medical School, United Kingdom. He obtained his MBBS degree from the Darbhanga Medical College, Darbhanga, India and a PhD from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
He has clinical and research interest in thyroid diseases, particularly thyroid disorders in pregnancy. He has served as Treasurer and an Executive Committee Member of the British Thyroid Association, and is a member of the Clinical Committeee of the UK Society for Endocrinology and the Thyroid Eye Disease Amsterdam Declaration Implementation Group UK (TEAMeD UK). He has served on the ETA Guidelines Task Forces for ‘Non-autoimmune hyperthyroidism due to TSHR mutations’ and ‘Subclinical hypothyroidism in pregnant women and children’ and the Royal College of Physicians Guidelines Task Force for ‘Management of Thyroid Eye Disease’.
Prof Vaidya has co-authored over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals.
Annual Journal Metrics
37 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
36 days to first decision for all manuscripts
97 days from submission to acceptance
11 days from acceptance to publication
0.979 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
0.565 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)
2.600 - CiteScore
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