Themed collections


Journal of Endocrinology is a leading global journal that publishes original research articles, reviews and science guidelines. The journal focuses on endocrine physiology and metabolism, including hormone secretion; hormone action; biological effects. The editorial team have created a series of themed collections, bringing together the latest published content on particular topics.

Explore the collections.


100 years of glucagon: Anniversary collection

Collection editors: Dr James Cantley (University of Dundee, Scotland), Dr Rebecca Hull (UW Medicine Diabetes Institute, USA) and Professor Vincent Poitout (University of Montreal, Canada)

To celebrate 100 years since the publication of the first report naming glucagon, Journal of Endocrinology has commissioned a series of reviews intended to develop additional interest and research on this important hormone.


Corticosteroids and Cardiovascular Disease Themed Collection

Collection editors: Associate Professor Morag Young (Baker HDI, Australia) and Guest Editor Professor Massimiliano Caprio (San Raffaele Roma University, Italy)

Articles in this joint Journal of Endocrinology and Journal of Molecular Endocrinology collection will focus on the intersection between endocrinology and the heart, covering topics including mineralocorticoid receptor actions, corticosteroid metabolism and mechanisms of cardiovascular disease.


Endocrine Society of Australia Collection

Collection editors: Guest Editor Professor Timothy Cole (Monash University, Australia) and Guest Editor Professor Bu Yeap (University of Western Australia and Fiona Stanley Hospital, Australia)

Articles in this Journal of Endocrinology collection will focus on the breadth of endocrinology research in Australia.


Rising Stars Special Collection

Collection Editor: Professor Karen Chapman (University of Edinburgh, Scotland)

The joint Editorial Board of Journal of Endocrinology and Journal of Molecular Endocrinology has commissioned this Rising Stars collection highlighting the breadth and depth of research being undertaken across the field of basic endocrinology by early- and mid-career researchers.


Insulin Resistance and Type 2 Diabetes mellitus Themed Collection

Collection Editors: Professor Matthias Blüher (University of Leipzig, Germany), Professor Stefan Bornstein (University Clinic Carl Gustav Carus, Germany) and Professor Martin Haluzík (Charles University, Germany).

This collection provides researchers with a comprehensive update on the latest developments in the field of insulin resistance from across the globe, through a series of invited reviews and recent research.


Impact Factor Collection

Explore this collection of the top-cited research articles and reviews from 2021.


Gut Microbiome Special Collection

Collection Editor: Jonathan Schertzer (McMaster University, Canada)

The joint Editorial Board of Journal of Endocrinology and Journal of Molecular Endocrinology has commissioned a special collection of reviews in the field of the gut microbiome, which is becoming increasingly important and relevant to the field of endocrinology. This special collection represents a broad overview of the current literature linking the two fields of gut microbiome and endocrinology.


100 years of Insulin: A Special Collection

Collection Editors: James Cantley (University of Dundee, Scotland) and Professor Decio Eizirik (ULB Center for Diabetes Research, Belgium)

To celebrate 100 years since the discovery of insulin in 2021, Journal of Endocrinology commissioned a series of reviews, authored by scientists from around the globe, covering a range of perspectives on the pathophysiology of diabetes. These articles provide a timely review of the progress made over the past century, a discussion of the latest research, along with an outlook on where the field is heading.