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Pharmacology, Drug Development & Therapeutics

Online ISSN: 2399-7389

Pharmacology, Drug Development & Therapeutics is a Quarterly open access, peer-reviewed, online journal that encompasses all basic and translational aspects of pharmacology, drug development & therapeutic research.

Journal emphasizes on pharmacology studies, drug development and therapeutic areas. Therapeutics covers the major diseases, their etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, current treatments and their mode of action and drug development and findings relevant to the development of new therapies and preventions.

Manuscripts may take the form of original empirical research, critical reviews of the literature, brief commentaries, meeting reports, case reports, innovations in clinical practice, letters and drug clinical trial studies.

Pharmacology, Drug Development & Therapeutics welcomes direct submissions of manuscripts from authors. You can submit your manuscript to: alternatively to:

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published PDDT, is properly cited.

Editor in chief

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Editorial Board

Alicia Dib

Physiology and Pharmacology
Department at the Veterinary
University of the Republic

Manuel Durán Poveda

Professor of Surgery
Faculty of Health Sciences
King Juan Carlos University
Head of the Department
General Surgery
King Juan Carlos University Hospital
Madrid, Spain

Rabaa Al-Rousan

Assistant Professor
Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy
Texas A&M Health Science Center
Texas, USA

Jayshree Mishra

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy
Texas A&M Health Science Center
Texas, USA

Thao Truong-Dinh Tran

Department of Biomedical Engineering
International University of Vietnam

Maria Durisova

Principal Research Scientist
Institute of Experimental Pharmacology and Toxicology
Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS)

Francisco López-Muñoz

Professor of Pharmacology
Director of International Doctorate School
Sub-Director of Chair of Genetic Medicine
Assistant Director of Academic Staff
Camilo José Cela University
Madrid, Spain

Juliana A. Uzuelli

Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty
São Paulo University
Ribeirão Preto city

Abdul Ahad

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmaceutics
College of Pharmacy
King Saud University
Saudi Arabia

Sawsan Abuhamdah

Associate Professor
Department of Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacy
Faculty of Pharmacy
University of Jordan/Amman

Simone Brogi

Research Associate
European Research Centre for Drug Discovery and Development
Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Pharmacy
University of Siena

Zupanets Igor Albertovich

Head of Department
Clinical Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy
National University of Pharmacy
Head of clinical site of testing of new drugs
Ministry of Health of Ukraine

Concettina la Motta

Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy
University of Pisa

In Press

Volume 1, Issue 2

Association between Tpeak-Tend interval and QT prolongation: A study of sertindole and sotalol

Saeed Shakibfa Johannes J. Struijk Jørgen K. Kanters Jimmi Nielsen Samuel Schmidt Claus Graff

Review Article-Pharmacology, Drug Development & Therapeutics (PDDT)

April 24, 2017

Biodegradable macromolecule based topical gels containing natural oils in the management of burn wounds

AB Thomas AS Kadam RM Jiwane RK Nanda LP Kothapalli

Research Article-Pharmacology, Drug Development & Therapeutics (PDDT)

May 24, 2017

Current Issue

Volume 1, Issue 1

The Evaluation of Cell Death Reduction of Cultured Infected Cells by H1N1 Virus with Edible Bird Nest (EBN) Extract in-vitro Study

Nur Ain Aminuddin Amin Haghani Nikoo Safi Abdul Rahman Omar Aini Ideris

Research Article-Pharmacology, Drug Development & Therapeutics (PDDT)

October 31, 2016

Plant-based wound healing cream for the treatment of a topical wound

Narinder Singh Parhar Kunal Shah Gloria St John Sachin A Shah

Research Article-Pharmacology, Drug Development & Therapeutics (PDDT)

November 17, 2016

Application of a gradient UHPLC method for determination of chemical and physiological stability of pyrrole-containing ester derivative

S. Vladimirova M. Georgieva Al. Zlatkov

Research Article-Pharmacology, Drug Development & Therapeutics (PDDT)

November 17, 2016

Effect of Kynurenic Acid on Development and Aging in Wild Type and Vermilion Mutants of Drosophila Melanogaster

Valeriya Navrotskaya Gregory Oxenkrug

Research Article-Pharmacology, Drug Development & Therapeutics (PDDT)

December 08, 2016

Modifications of neurotoxin-based animal models of the non-motor complications in Parkinson’s disease in terms of drug development

Magdalena Kurnik-Łucka Andrzej Bugajski Krzysztof Gil

Review Article-Pharmacology, Drug Development & Therapeutics (PDDT)

December 26, 2016


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Submit Manuscript

Pharmacology, Drug Development & Therapeutics welcomes direct submissions of manuscripts from authors. You can submit your manuscript to: alternatively to:

Publication Charges

Pharmacology, Drug Development & Therapeutics is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

The publication charges for Pharmacology, Drug Development & Therapeutics are USD 890 / GBP 690.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why are your charges set at these levels?

All articles published in OA Text are open access. Open Access publishing implies that all readers, anywhere in the world, are allowed unrestricted to full text of articles, immediately on publication in OA Text Journals. The Article Publication Charges pay for the editorial and production costs of the journal, for hosting the website, publishing articles online, preparing HTML , PDF and XML versions of the articles and submitting the articles in electronic citation database like CrossRef.

Our financial goals are to:

  • Recover capitalization costs;
  • Produce sufficient revenue to allow for a sustainable and scalable publishing program, under continuous development;
  • Bend the publication-charge cost downward over time.

Who will pay the APC?

Corresponding author or Co-authors has to make the payment on acceptance of the article.

What type of articles are published for free?

Editorials, letters, comments, retractions, etc. will be published for free of charge. APC is applicable for the article types like Research, Review, Mini review, Case Reports, opinions etc.

When should I pay?

Corresponding author or the paying institutions should arrange for the payment once they are notified regarding acceptance of the article. APC is exempted for cases in which a wavier agreement has been made in-prior to submission.

*We request an immediate attention towards the payment as the articles will not be published unless the charges have been paid.

How do I pay?

Authors or institutions can make payments by two modes as per their convenience.

  1. Wire/Bank transfer
  2. Card payment

Note: No taxes are included in this charge, taxes will be applicable as per the policies of the country of the payee. Additional transaction charges may be levied on the author.

Can I be eligible for wavier on APC?

The waiver request will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and will be provided accordingly.

*The Waiver requests must be made during the submission process and will not be accepted after  processing of the manuscript.

Do I have to pay if my manuscript is rejected?

No, Article processing charges will not be applicable for articles rejected by the Editorial office.

Withdrawal Charges

Are reprints of my article included in the article processing charges (APCs)?

No, Article processing charges (APCs) do not include the charges for the reprints. Reprints facility is optional and should be order separately.