The International Journal of Radiation Biology will host its 2018 special issue on harnessing epigenetics and metabolism to modulate tissue response to radiotherapy. In this issue, studies on epigenetic and metabolic behaviors in normal biological processes, as well as in response to exogenous stressors, will be key areas of focus.
New research demonstrates how ionizing radiation is an effective epigenotoxic stressor that can produce critical alterations in the metabolome. Understanding more about how epigenetics and metabolomics can be manipulated to moderate the tissue response to radiation remains a crucial subject of concentration.
Manuscripts that present current knowledge on normal and malignant tissue epigenetic and metabolic characteristics with connection to ionizing radiation therapy, stand for publication in the International Journal of Radiation Biology, which is notably indexed in MEDLINE, Scopus, SciSearch, and UnCover and has an impact factor of 1.99.
We invite researchers to contribute to this developing field of study. Review articles and original papers that discuss major observations in the field, current advances or prospects are welcome for submission. Accepted manuscripts will be published in the International Journal of Radiation Biology Special Issue, but will also appear in our online publication within weeks of acceptance.
Submission Deadline: June 1, 2018.
All submissions will go through the journal’s specific peer review process. For guidelines on how to prepare your manuscript, please visit our Instructions for Authors page.
Manuscripts should be submitted online to http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ijrb and identified as part of the special issue on “Epigenetics and Metabolism.”
Inquiries regarding submission guidelines can be directed to the Journal Office: IJRB@Northwestern.edu.
Inquiries specifically about the Epigenetics and Metabolism Special Issue, may be sent to our Guest Editors:
Robert J. Griffin, Ph.D., Director of Radiation Biology Division, University of Arkansas for Medical Science, RJGriffin@uams.edu.
Igor Koturbash, MD, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Science, IKoturbash@uams.edu.