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Editor Profiles

Guangde Tu, Editor

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New Content ItemGuangde has been the Editor of BMC Emergency Medicine since 2016 and is based in the Shanghai office. Before joining BMC, Guangde received his BSc in theoretical physics from Nanjing University, China and his PhD in quantum chemistry from the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. After graduation, he returned to China as an assistant researcher investigating the growth of composite membranes for water processing, before moving on to study the growth of solid tumors using computer simulation. His interest then turned to medical science and he worked as medical editor for a number of years before joining BMC as an editor of the BMC series.

Amelia De Salis, Assistant Editor

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New Content ItemMillie obtained a BSc in Biology from the University of Sussex in 2014. Before joining the BMC Series, Millie worked in the Quality team at Lonza Biologics, a pharmaceutical company, ensuring integrity of all manufactured products. She made the leap from the laboratory into scientific publishing in 2016, moving into the Manuscript Assistant team at Scientific Reports, and finally to working at BioMed Central. Millie is an Assistant Editor, and has been the Assistant Editor for BMC Emergency Medicine since April 2018. She is delighted to be working for the BMC Series and promoting open access.

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    53 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    43 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    132 days from submission to acceptance
    15 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    1.48 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.1 - CiteScore
    1.083 - SNIP (Source-Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.647 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    562 Altmetric Mentions