Prioritized publication

For time-sensitive research, we offer two prioritized publication tracks on a select number of journals. Fast Track ensures publication within 3-5 weeks and Rapid Track ensures your work is published within 5-7 weeks. Both offer a number of benefits:

  • Stay ahead of the competition
  • Control your publication schedule with concrete timelines
  • Coincide publication with key events such as a drug approval or launch
  • Our Fast Track service is the fastest way to publish, quicker than any competitor
  • Support and guidance from our expert editors, every step of the way


Prioritized Service

Fast Track

Submission to acceptance:

2-3 weeks
(1-2 weeks peer review, 1 week author revision)

Acceptance to online publication:

1-2 weeks
(Proofs in 5 working days (on or before)

Submission to online publication:

3-5 weeks

$850/€625/£550 per printed page

Standard Service

Standard Track

Submission to acceptance:

Up to 10 weeks
(8 weeks peer review, 2 weeks author revision)

Acceptance to online publication:

Up to 4 weeks
(Proofs in 15 working days (not before)

Submission to online publication:

Up to 14 weeks

No fee

The schedules above rely on authors making revisions in the specified timelines and returning the necessary author disclosure, copyright and publication support paperwork provided by the editorial office. Proofs will be delivered 5 working days from acceptance. Online publication of final PDFs relies on authors returning proofs within 48 hours for Fast Track. Please note publication is subject to rigorous, independent peer review.

The Fast Track service is available on the following titles:

Annals of Medicine
Blood Pressure
Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal
Current Eye Research
Current Medical Research and Opinion
Cancer Investigation
COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy
Journal of Drug Targeting
Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy
Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery
Expert Opinion on Drug Safety
Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs
Expert Opinion on Drug Metabolism & Toxicology
Expert Opinion on Orphan Drugs
Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy
Expert Review of Medical Devices
Expert Review of Endocrinology & Metabolism
Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology
Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy
Expert Review of Ophthalmology
Expert Review of Clinical Immunology
Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics
Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics
Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research
Expert Review of Hematology
Expert Review of Vaccines
Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine
Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy
Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy
Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Patents
Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology
Hospital Practice
Journal of Asthma
Journal of Dermatological Treatment
Journal of Medical Economics
Leukemia & Lymphoma
Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies
Journal of Microencapsulation
International Journal of Neuroscience
Postgraduate Medicine
Pharmaceutical Development and Technology
The Physician and Sportsmedicine
Expert Review of Precision Medicine and Drug Development
Expert Review of Quality of Life in Cancer Care

Request expert advice about the journals that most suit your needs. Alternatively, contact an editor directly.