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Advances in Rheumatology is accepting submissions and will publish its first articles soon.


Formerly named Revista Brasileira de Reumatologia, the journal is celebrating its 60th year of publication. Articles published prior to January 2018 are available here.

Aims and scope

Advances in Rheumatology is an international, open access journal publishing pre-clinical, translational and clinical studies on all aspects of paediatric and adult rheumatic diseases, including degenerative, inflammatory and autoimmune conditions. The journal is the official publication of the Brazilian Society of Rheumatology and welcomes original research (including systematic reviews and meta-analyses), literature reviews, guidelines and letters arising from published material.

Brazilian Society of Rheumatology

The Brazilian Society of Rheumatology (SBR) was founded in 1949 and its mission is to promote excellence in rheumatology by encouraging teaching, research and care and contributing to the formulation of public policies aimed at the health and well-being of the rheumatic patient. SBR brings together Brazilian rheumatologists, disseminating the specialty, organizing courses and congresses, fostering scientific research and its official scientific journal is Advances in Rheumatology.

The Brazilian Society of Rheumatology covers the article-processing charge for all editorially accepted articles submitted to the journal before 1 January 2021.


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