MAGMA is the Official Journal of the European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology (ESMRMB).

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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.

MAGMA currently publishes research papers, reviews, letters to the editor, and commentaries, six times a year. 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 using magnetic resonance,
  • clinical application of MRI-based techniques with a methodological emphasis.

Editor-in-Chief: David Norris

Impact Factor (released June 2023): 2,3

For more information about MAGMA journal, please access this link to MAGMA Springer website.

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Magma is a hybrid transformative journal. Magma has an impressive 30-day turnaround between submission and first decision. Accepted articles are published online first. All articles are assigned to topic collections of similar articles.


In addition to regular issues, the journal also publishes special issues, currently two per year. For all information on current and past special issues please visit