About the BJD

The British Journal of Dermatology (BJD) strives to publish the highest quality dermatological research. In so doing, the journal aims to advance understanding, management and treatment of skin disease and improve patient outcomes.

Aims and Scope

The British Journal of Dermatology (BJD) strives to publish the highest quality dermatological research, in order to advance the understanding, management and treatment of skin disease and improve global patient outcomes.

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Mission and Values

Founded in 1888, BJD has evolved into one of the world’s leading general dermatology journals. The BJD brand is underpinned by the provision of trusted information. From this solid foundation, the journal aims to serve the needs of its multiple stakeholders.

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Product details

One of the top dermatology journals in the world: 2016 Impact Factor – 6.714

Rapid, robust peer review – average 15 days from submission to first decision

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Editorial Team

Deputy Editors

Neil RajanDeputy EditorNeil RajanNewcastle, UKBio
Eleni LinosDeputy EditorEleni LinosCalifornia, USABio

Evidence-Based Dermatology

Carsten FlohrSection EditorCarsten FlohrLondon, UKBio
Katrina AbuabaraAssociate EditorKatrina AbuabaraSan Francisco, USABio
Alexander NastAssociate EditorAlexander NastBerlin, GermanyBio
Esther van ZuurenAssociate EditorEsther van ZuurenLeiden, NetherlandsBio
Zenas YiuAssociate EditorZenas YiuManchester, UKBio
Laurence Le CleachAssociate EditorLaurence Le CleachCréteil, FranceBio
Ching-Chi ChiAssociate EditorChing-Chi ChiTaoyuan, TaiwanBio

Clinical Trials

Jonathan BatchelorSection EditorJonathan BatchelorNottingham, UKBio
Joerg AlbrechtAssociate EditorJoerg AlbrechtChicago, USABio
Antonia Lloyd-LaveryAssociate EditorAntonia Lloyd-LaveryOxford, UKBio
Mahtab SamimiAssociate EditorMahtab SamimiTours, FranceBio
Rosalind SimpsonAssociate EditorRosalind SimpsonNottingham, UKBio
Gudula KirtschigAssociate EditorGudula KirtschigTübingen, GermanyBio
Aaron DruckerAssociate EditorAaron DruckerToronto, CanadaBio
Emma VeyseyAssociate EditorEmma VeyseyMelbourne, AustraliaBio


Tamar NijstenSection EditorTamar NijstenRotterdam, NetherlandsBio
Marcus Schmitt-EgonolfAssociate EditorMarcus Schmitt-EgonolfUmeå, SwedenBio
Jonathan SilverbergAssociate EditorJonathan SilverbergChicago, USABio
Paolo GisondiAssociate EditorPaolo GisondiVerona, ItalyBio
Marlies WakkeeAssociate EditorMarlies WakkeeRotterdam, NetherlandsBio
Catherine OlsenAssociate EditorCatherine OlsenQueensland, AustraliaBio
Anne CustAssociate EditorAnne CustCamperdown, AustraliaBio
Wen-Qing LiAssociate EditorWen-Qing LiProvidence, USABio
Jacob ThyssenAssociate EditorJacob ThyssenCopenhagen, DenmarkBio

Translational Research

Eli SprecherSection EditorEli SprecherTel Aviv, IsraelBio
Johann BauerAssociate EditorJohann BauerSalzberg, AustriaBio
Regina BetzAssociate EditorRegina BetzBonn, Germany
Sara BrownAssociate EditorSara BrownDundee, UKBio
Kenji KabashimaAssociate EditorKenji KabashimaKyoto, JapanBio
Brian KirbyAssociate EditorBrian KirbyDublin, Ireland
Penny LovatAssociate Scientific EditorPenny LovatNewcastle upon Tyne, UKBio
Vinzenz OjiAssociate EditorVinzenz OjiMünster, Germany
Meng PanAssociate EditorMeng PanShanghai, China
Rebecca PorterAssociate Scientific EditorRebecca PorterCardiff, UKBio
Bastian SchillingAssociate EditorBastian SchillingWürzburg, GermanyBio
Stephan SchremlAssociate EditorStephan SchremlRegensburg, GermanyBio
Amanda TolandAssociate EditorAmanda TolandColumbus, USABio
Rachel WatsonAssociate Scientific EditorRachel WatsonManchester, UKBio
Stephan WeidingerAssociate EditorStephan WeidingerKiel, GermanyBio
Thomas WiesnerAssociate EditorThomas WiesnerVienna, Austria
Xianyong YinAssociate EditorXianyong YinAnhui, ChinaBio
Pascal JolyAssociate EditorPascal JolyRouen, France

Qualitative and Outcomes Research

Christian ApfelbacherSection EditorChristian ApfelbacherRegensburg, GermanyBio
Parker MaginSection EditorParker MaginMayfield, AustraliaBio
Andrew ThompsonAssociate EditorAndrew ThompsonSheffield, UKBio
Dedee MurrellAssociate EditorDedee MurrellSydney, AustraliaBio
Robert OfenlochAssociate EditorRobert OfenlochHeidelberg, GermanyBio
Cecilia PrinsenAssociate EditorCecilia PrinsenAmsterdam, NetherlandsBio
Christine BlomeAssociate EditorChristine BlomeHamburg, GermanyBio

Correspondence & Case Reports

Ignacio Garcia-DovalSection EditorIgnacio Garcia-DovalVigo, SpainBio
John FrewAssociate EditorJohn FrewSydney, AustraliaBio
Hamish HunterAssociate EditorHamish HunterManchester, UKBio
Jemima MellerioAssociate EditorJemima MellerioLondon, UKBio
Luigi NaldiAssociate EditorLuigi NaldiBergamo, ItalyBio


Loes HollesteinStatistics EditorLoes HollesteinRotterdam, NetherlandsBio
Jo Leonardi-BeeAssociate EditorJo Leonardi-BeeNottingham, UKBio
Serigne LoAssociate EditorSerigne LoSydney, AustraliaBio
Saharon RossetAssociate EditorSaharon RossetTel Aviv, Israel
Noam ShomronAssociate EditorNoam ShomronTel Aviv, IsraelBio

Specialist Associate Editors

Sarah Arron Associate EditorSarah ArronSan Francisco, USABio
Philippe BahadoranAssociate EditorPhilippe BahadoranNice, FranceBio
Nathan BrayAssociate EditorNathan BrayBangor, UKBio
Eduardo CalonjeAssociate EditorEduardo CalonjeLondon, UK
Robert DaweAssociate EditorRobert DaweDundee, UK
Kishwer NehalAssociate EditorKishwer NehalNew York, USABio
Manabu OhyamaAssociate EditorManabu OhyamaTokyo, Japan
Mi Ryung RhoAssociate EditorMi Ryung RhoSeoul, KoreaBio
Dawn SiegelAssociate EditorDawn SiegelMilwaukee, USABio
Steffen EmmertAssociate EditorSteffen EmmertRostock, GermanyBio
Catherine HarwoodAssociate EditorCatherine HarwoodLondon, UK
Eugene HealyAssociate EditorEugene HealySouthampton, UK
Maryam AsgariAssociate EditorMaryam AsgariMassachusetts, USABio
Philip HelliwellAssociate EditorPhilip HelliwellLeeds, UKBio
Ryan O'ShaughnessyAssociate Scientific EditorRyan O'ShaughnessyLondon, UKBio
Julia ScarisbrickAssociate EditorJulia ScarisbrickBirmingham, UK

Editorial Trainees

Catriona MayburyEditorial TraineeCatriona MayburyLondon, UK
Zainab JiyadEditorial TraineeZainab JiyadLondon, UK
Shamir GellerInternational Editorial TraineeShamir GellerTel Aviv, IsraelBio
Kevin YenInternational Editorial TraineeKevin YenTaoyuan, TaiwanBio
Nour KibbiInternational Editorial TraineeNour KibbiConnecticut, USABio

Medical Student Editors

Lydia ScrivensMedical Student EditorLydia ScrivensBirmingham, UK
Maria CharilambidesMedical Student EditorMaria CharilambidesBirmingham, UK

Publishing Team

Shehnaz AhmedManaging EditorShehnaz AhmedLondon, UKBio
John CaulfieldEditorial ManagerJohn CaulfieldLondon, UK
Jide IbitoyeEditorial Co-ordinatorJide IbitoyeLondon, UK
Sam DaviesPublishing ManagerSam DaviesOxford, UKBio
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Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • Abstracts in Anthropology (Sage)
  • Abstracts on Hygiene & Communicable Diseases (CABI)
  • Academic Search (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Alumni Edition (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Elite (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO Publishing)
  • AgBiotech News & Information (CABI)
  • AgBiotechNet (CABI)
  • Agricultural Engineering Abstracts (CABI)
  • Animal Breeding Abstracts (CABI)
  • BIOBASE: Current Awareness in Biological Sciences (Elsevier)
  • Biological Abstracts (Clarivate Analytics)
  • BIOSIS Previews (Clarivate Analytics)
  • Botanical Pesticides (CABI)
  • CAB Abstracts® (CABI)
  • Current Contents: Clinical Medicine (Clarivate Analytics)
  • Dairy Science Abstracts (CABI)
  • Embase (Elsevier)
  • Global Health (CABI)
  • Health Source Nursing/Academic (EBSCO Publishing)
  • HEED: Health Economic Evaluations Database (Wiley-Blackwell)
  • Helminthological Abstracts (CABI)
  • Horticultural Science Abstracts (CABI)
  • IDIS: Iowa Drug Information Service (University of Iowa)
  • InfoTrac (GALE Cengage)
  • International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (Clarivate Analytics)
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics)
  • Leisure Tourism Database (CABI)
  • Leisure, Recreation & Tourism Abstracts (CABI)
  • MEDLINE/PubMed (NLM)
  • Nutrition Abstracts & Reviews Series A: Human & Experimental (CABI)
  • Nutrition Abstracts & Reviews Series B: Livestock Feeds & Feeding (CABI)
  • PASCAL Database (INIST/CNRS)
  • Pig News & Information (CABI)
  • Protozoological Abstracts (CABI)
  • PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset (NLM)
  • Review of Aromatic & Medicinal Plants (CABI)
  • Review of Medical & Veterinary Entomology (CABI)
  • Review of Medical & Veterinary Mycology (CABI)
  • Review of Plant Pathology (CABI)
  • Rural Development Abstracts (CABI)
  • Science Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics)
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (Clarivate Analytics)
  • The RECAL Legacy (National Centre for Prosthetics & Orthodontics)
  • Tropical Diseases Bulletin (CABI)
  • Veterinary Bulletin (CABI)
  • Weed Abstracts (CABI)
  • World Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology Abstracts (CABI)

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