an international journal from BMJ and BTS, publishes high impact research across all areas of respiratory medicine and critical care
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Thorax is a Plan S compliant Transformative Journal.
Thorax is one of the world's leading respiratory medicine journals, publishing clinical and experimental research articles on respiratory medicine, paediatrics, immunology, pharmacology, pathology, and surgery. Thorax seeks to publish significant advances in scientific understanding, which are likely to impact on clinical practice. This includes articles concerning basic and translational mechanisms with application to clinical material (cell and molecular biology, genetics, epidemiology, and immunology).
Professor Jennifer Quint, Imperial College London, UK
Professor Mark Griffiths, Imperial College London, UK
Professor Cecilia O'Kane, Queen's University Belfast, UK
Meet the editorial board
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Thorax accepts submissions of a wide range of article types, including original research, state of the art reviews and protocols.
The Author Information section provides specific article requirements to help you turn your research into an article suitable for Thorax.
Editorials:Mildly elevated pulmonary vascular resistance and worsened survival in PH-ILD: an opportunity for earlier diagnosis and intervention?
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Paediatric lung disease:Impact of ambient air pollution on lung function in preterm-born school-aged children
22 February 2024
Asthma:Improved childhood asthma control after exposure reduction interventions for desert dust and anthropogenic air pollution: the MEDEA randomised controlled trial
22 February 2024
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22 February 2024
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