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1300 members from 70 countries Join ICRS


The International Cartilage Regeneration & Joint Preservation Society and Elsevier, a global research publishing and information analytics provider, today announced the launch of a new OPEN ACCESS JOURNAL, “The Journal of Cartilage & Joint PreservationTM (JCJP)” that will focus on whole joint health and support the cartilage community.

“We are excited about launching a new open access journal which will expand the reach of the most important research in cartilage and will be compliant with cOAlition S requirements in 2021,” said ICRS President Tom Minas, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Paley Orthopedic and Spine Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida and Professor Emeritus of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School. “This new journal will publish ICRS state of the art articles and will offer authors the opportunity to publish case series, review articles and video technique articles in a timely peer-reviewed manner.” The ICRS and Elsevier are committed to a rigorous editorial process, led by Editor in Chief Lisa A. Fortier, DVM, PhD, and her diverse editorial board. Dr. Fortier notes that this new journal is unique amongst medical journals with a focus on whole-joint health, which seamlessly aligns with the mission of the ICRS, and envisions JCJP achieving a worldwide prominence in the field.

Elsevier Publisher Ginny Pittman commented “We are delighted that the ICRS has selected Elsevier as its publishing partner for their new open access journal. Elsevier supports cartilage research dissemination through our extensive journal portfolio and JCJP will offer authors a quick, reliable, and high-impact outlet for their work. We will provide the editorial team with tools to ensure a rapid review and publication timeline, so authors can receive a publication decision and their research can be fast-tracked for online discovery.”

The journal will be able to take advantage of additional reach and capabilities offered by Elsevier as a top-tier publisher, with a suite of robust resources for authors, industry-leading platform technology, sophisticated analytics and services, and maximized dissemination of content.

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