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Aims and Scope

Innovative coverage of recent advances in translational medical research

Pathobiology offers a valuable platform for the publication of high-quality original research into the mechanisms underlying human disease. Aiming to serve as a bridge between basic biomedical research and clinical medicine, the journal welcomes articles from scientific areas such as pathology, oncology, microbiology, cell and molecular biology, and immunology.

Bibliographic Details

Journal Abbreviation: Pathobiology
ISSN: 1015-2008 (Print)
e-ISSN: 1423-0291 (Online)
DOI: 10.1159/issn.1015-2008


Listed in bibliographic services, including:

PubMed | US National Library of Medicine
MEDLINE | US National Library of Medicine
Web of Science | Clarivate Analytics
Science Citation Index | Clarivate Analytics
Science Citation Index Expanded | Clarivate Analytics
Current Contents - Life Sciences | Clarivate Analytics
BIOSIS Previews | Clarivate Analytics
Google Scholar | Google
Chemical Abstracts Service | American Chemical Society
CAB Abstracts | CABI
Global Health | CABI
Scopus | Elsevier
Embase | Elsevier
Pathway Studio | Elsevier
Health Research Premium Collection | ProQuest
Medical Database | ProQuest
Health & Medical Collection | ProQuest
ProQuest Central | ProQuest
WorldCat | OCLC
Cabell's | Cabell's Whitelist


Founded 1938 as 'Schweizerische Zeitschrift für allgemeine Pathologie und Bakteriologie' by A. v. Albertini, A. Grumbach and H. Mooser, continued as 'Pathologia et Microbiologia' (1960–1975) and 'Experimental Cell Biology' (1976–1989)
Incorporating 'Pathology and Immunopathology Research'’, founded 1982 as ‘Survey and Synthesis of Pathology Research’ by J. Cruse and R.E. Lewis

Continued as ‘Pathobiology’ by J.M. Cruse and R.E. Lewis (1990–1998), continued by Ch. Wittekind (1999–2004)

Vol. 1-22 (1938-1959) were published under the journal's former title Schweizerische Zeitschrift für allgemeine Pathologie und Bakteriologie, Vol. 23-43 (1960-1975) under the title Pathologia et Microbiologia and Vol. 44-57 (1976-1989) under Experimental Cell Biology. Also available: Pathology and Immunopathology Research Vol. 1-8 (1983-1989), founded and published 1983-1985 as Survey and Synthesis of Pathology Research, and integrated 1990 in Pathobiology.
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