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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.

Unraveling thyroid cancer management: from molecular insights to clinical practice

Edited by:
Antonio Matrone, MD, PhD, University of Pisa, Italy

Submission Status: Open until 31 October 2024

The thyroid in pregnancy and infertility - challenges, diagnostics, and treatment

Edited by:

Sofie Bliddal, MD, PhD, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark


Featured Article: Changes in brain structure in subjects with resistance to thyroid hormone due to THRB mutations

Being critical for brain development and neurocognitive function thyroid hormones may have an effect on behaviour and brain structure. Our exploratory study aimed to delineate the influence of mutations in the thyroid hormone receptor (TR) ß gene on brain structure.

Featured Article: Thyroid storm in pregnancy: a review

There is a critical need to recognize thyroid storm during pregnancy and initiate proper medical interventions promptly.

Thyroid Research’s 15th anniversary

Join our 15th anniversary celebration by discovering Thyroid Research’s collection of most influential articles. We would like to thank everyone who helped to achieve the goals of Thyroid Research.

Prof Bijay Vaidya, PhD,

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. 

Simone de LeoSimone de Leo, MD,

Simone de Leo graduated in Medicine and completed his fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases at the University of Milan under the guidance of Prof Luca Persani and Laura Fugazzola. During 2015 and 2016, he spent 18 months at Boston University where he worked as a research fellow supervised by Dr Lewis Braverman and Elizabeth Pearce and he was involved in studies about iodine deficiency, Graves’ disease, and thyroid disease in pregnancy. Currently he works as an Endocrinologist at the Istituto Auxologico Italiano of Milan and his research is focused on thyroid cancer. He published epidemiological, clinical, and molecular studies on this topic and he was an investigator in several clinical trials of TKIs, such as Lenvatinib, Vandetanib, Cabozantinib, and Selpercatinib. Since September 2018, he is a member of the Executive Committee and of the Website and Social Media Board of the European Thyroid Association. He participated and was invited to several national and international meetings, and won a poster contest at the Associazione Italiana della Tiroide meeting in 2012, the 15th International Thyroid Congress Trainee Grant Program in 2015, and the Presidential Poster Competition at the Endocrine Society in 2016.

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact 2023
    Journal Impact Factor: 1.9
    5-year Journal Impact Factor: 2.3
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.140
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.492

    Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 6
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 125

    Usage 2023
    Downloads: 428,111
    Altmetric mentions: 98