MAGMA is a multidisciplinary international journal devoted to the publication of articles on all aspects of magnetic resonance techniques and their applications in medicine and biology. The subject areas covered by MAGMA include advances in materials, hardware and software in magnetic resonance technology; new developments and results in research and practical applications of magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy related to biology and medicine; study of animal models and intact cells and reports of clinical trials on humans and clinical validation of magnetic resonance protocols.
In addition to regular issues, the journal also publishes special issues (see below the current special issues):
2012 MAGMA special issues: “MR Thermometry“ with Robert Turner as Guest-editor (published in February 2012) “Arterial Spin Labeling MRI“ with David Alsop as Guest-editor (published in April 2012)
2013 MAGMA special issue: "MRI and PET together: friends or foes" with Thomas Beyer and Ewald Moser as Guest-editors (February 2013)
2014 MAGMA special issues: "X-nucleus magnetic resonance imaging" with Lothar Schad and Simon Konstandin as Guest-editors (first issue of 2014)
MAGMA is a well-established international high-quality journal with fast turnaround times, listed in all major A&I databases including PubMed and IDI Journal Citation Report.
2012Impact Factor: 1.863
(MAGMA ranks 54nd out of 120 journals in the "Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging" category)
Manuscript submissions in constant progression
The shortest publication cycle among all MR journals!
Only 5 weeks for the reviewing process and 3 weeks for time to publication online after final acceptation
MAGMA is currently read by thousands of institutions worldwide through the Springer library consortia
More than hundred full-text article downloads daily in 2013
Finally, as a bonus to authors, MAGMA keeps with its policy of not applying charges for colour illustrations!