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Matthias Briel, Senior Editor

Matthias is a physician, senior researcher, and Deputy Director of the Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Department of Clinical Research, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland. He holds a part-time faculty position at the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Canada. His research focuses mainly on the planning, conduct, and dissemination of clinical trials including outcome selection, protocol quality, recruitment prediction, resource use, discontinuation, and non-publication. He is chairing the Swiss clinical Trial Empirical Assessment & Methods (STEAM) working group to foster collaboration among stakeholders and to facilitate empirical research on clinical trials.

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.5 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.5 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.827 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.814 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    33 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    129 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    5,569 Altmetric mentions