Aims & Scope

Advances in Wound Care rapidly shares research from bench to bedside, with wound care applications for burns, major trauma, blast injuries, surgery, and diabetic ulcers. The Journal provides a critical, peer-reviewed forum for the field of tissue injury and repair, with an emphasis on acute and chronic wounds.

Advances in Wound Care explores novel research approaches and practices to deliver the latest scientific discoveries and developments.

Advances in Wound Care coverage includes:

  • Skin bioengineering
  • Skin and tissue regeneration
  • Acute, chronic, and complex wounds
  • Dressings
  • Anti-scar strategies
  • Inflammation
  • Burns and healing
  • Biofilm
  • Oxygen and angiogenesis
  • Critical limb ischemia
  • Military wound care
  • New devices and technologies

Advances in Wound Care is under the editorial leadership of Editor-in-Chief Chandan K. Sen, PhD, Indiana University School of Medicine, and other leading investigators. View the entire editorial board.

Audience: Wound care physicians, researchers, and nurses; ICU and SICU staff; biomedical engineering researchers; tissue engineering researchers; regenerative medicine researchers; and reconstructive surgeons.

Society Affiliation

An Official Publication of the Wound Healing Society

Indexed/Abstracted in:

PubMed Central;

Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI);

Current Contents®/Clinical Medicine;

Science Citation Index Expanded;

Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition;

EMBASE/Excerpta Medica;



CINAHL® database;

The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.