European Journal of Medical Chemistry
The European Journal of Medical Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal for medical chemistry. It is published by Elsevier. It was established in 1966 under the title Chimica Therapeutica. That name was maintained until 1973. Even after changing to its current name in 1974, the journal was still subtitled Chimica Therapeutica until 1981; from 1982 to 1986 it was subtitled Chimie Therapeutique, indicating its French origin.
The Journal publishes studies on all aspects of medicinal chemistry: organic synthesis; biological behavior; pharmacological activity; drug design; QSAR; molecular modeling;drug-receptor interactions; molecular aspects of drug metabolism; pro-drug synthesis and drug targeting. The journal welcomes papers from any country, Europe, North America or otherwise, and provides a medium for publication of original papers, laboratory notes, short or preliminary communications, and invited reviews.