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Journal of International Medical Research

Journal of International Medical Research

eISSN: 14732300 | ISSN: 03000605 | Current volume: 52 | Current issue: 5 Frequency: Monthly
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Journal of International Medical Research (JIMR) is a peer-reviewed open access journal which focuses on original clinical and preclinical research, systematic and perspective reviews, meta-analyses, pilot studies and case reports, with every article accepted by peer review given a full technical edit to make all papers highly accessible to the international medical community. The journal will be of particular interest to authors from countries where English is not the first language. Please see the Aims and Scope tab for further information.This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

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The Journal of International Medical Research is a peer-reviewed, open access journal which focuses on original clinical and preclinical research, systematic and perspective reviews, meta-analyses, and case reports, with every article accepted by peer review given a full technical edit to make all papers highly accessible to the international medical community. The journal will be of particular interest to authors from countries where English is not the first language. We are looking for research that adds to the existing literature and shows innovation and relevancy. Authors must follow EQUATOR Network reporting guidelines for any manuscript they wish to submit to the journal. Authors must also follow our publishing policies.

You are free to submit a manuscript on your area of research at any time. We also have lists of Special Topics and Special Collections for you to consider.

The journal takes pride in the quality of its rigorous peer review, editing and publishing service, and in ensuring that articles are thoroughly checked to eliminate unethical publishing and any errors in content, formatting, presentation, typography and layout:

Rigorous peer review: All manuscripts are subjected to single-blind peer review with comments required from at least two independent peer reviewers and ultimate decisions made by the Editors.

Thorough technical edit: Accepted manuscripts receive an in-depth technical edit to make sure the content is understood and accepted by the medical community worldwide. This editing stage makes the journal particularly appealing to authors where English is not their first language.

Free-to-view articles: Once the technical edit queries have been answered to the satisfaction of the journal, your paper will be published and made available freely to anyone on our website and on PubMed Central under a creative commons licence.

Prestigious indexing: The journal is indexed by PubMed: MEDLINE and by Scopus and is ranked in the Clarivate Analytics: Science Citation Index®


Michaela Christodoulaki, PhD SAGE Publications Ltd, UK
Matthew Thorne, PhD SAGE Publications Ltd, UK
Managing Editors
Gordon Mallarkey, PhD SAGE Publications Ltd, UK
Sara Morris, MSc SAGE Publications Ltd, UK
Associate Editor
Lingling Tian SAGE Publishing, Shanghai, China
Editorial Board
Albiruni Razak Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, Canada
Kathryn Abel University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Fateen Ata Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
Suleyman Aydin Firat University, Turkey
Deepak Babu, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA
Melissa Badowski University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Matteo Bassetti University of Udine and Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Integrata, Udine, Italy
Nuray Bayar Muluk Kirikkale University, Turkey
Angel Becerra-Bolaños Doctor Negrín University Hospital of Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain
Alexander Berezin Zaporozhye State Medical University, Ukraine
Massimo Bonacchi University of Florence, Florence, Italy
Yong-Jun Cha Daejeon University, Republic of Korea
Andrew Chan University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Madhuradhar Chedongi University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
H Cheng Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian, China
Sheue-Yann Cheng National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, USA
Zeyi Cheng Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
Kumaraswamy Chitrala University of Houston, Texas, USA
William Cho !Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong
Simon Chu Hudson Institute of Medical Research, Clayton, VIC, Australia
Andrea Ciorba University Hospital of Ferrara, Italy
Indranil Dasgupta University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK
Akmal El-Mazny Cairo University, Giza, Egypt
Jorge A. Garcia Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
Matteo Ghilli University Hospital of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Syed Adeel Hassan University of Kentucky, Kentucky, USA
Giovanni Iolascon University of Campania "L.Vanvitelli", Italy
Miljana z. Jovandaric University Clinical Center of Serbia, Serbia
Ali Fahim Khan University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma, USA
Young-Kug Kim Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
Constantine E. Kosmas National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, University General Hospital “ATTIKON”, Athens, Greece
Ichiro Kurokawa Meiwa Hospital, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan
Valentina Lucia La Rosa University of Catania, Italy
Anna Lavezzi University of Milan, Italy
Nicolas Lecomte David M. Rubenstein CPCR, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
Gun Woo Lee Yeungnam University College of Medicine, Gyeongsan, Republic of Korea
Hyun Jung Lee Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Jimmy K. Limdi Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust & University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Jian Liu Beijing Tian Tan Hospital, Beijing, China
Hui Luo The First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China
Zhaojie Lyu Peking University Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, China
Zhengtao Lyu Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
Sreekanth Kumar Mallineni Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Monia Marchetti, MD, PhD Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria SS Antonio e Biagio e Cesare Arrigo, Italy
Patrick Meloy Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Francesco Menzella AULSS2 Marca Trevigiana, Italy
Antimo Moretti University of Campania ‘Luigi Vanvitelli’, Caserta, Italy
Uwe Nixdorff European Prevention Center, Germany
Hadi Nobari University of Extremadura, Cáceres, Spain
Gaetano Nucifora University of Manchester/Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Daniele Orsucci Unit of Neurology, San Luca Hospital of Lucca, Lucca, Italy
Georgios D Panos Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK
Federica Piani University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Laura Francesca Pisani Centro Cardiologico Monzino IRCCS, Milan, Italy
Annamaria Porreca University G.d'Annunzio, Chieti-Pescara, Italy
Hui-Qi Qu Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Janet Rimmer St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Jose Juan Pereyra Rodriguez Virgen del Rocío University Hospital/ University of Sevilla, Spain
Luca Roncati University Hospital of Modena, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Nahum Rosenberg National Insurance Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
Alessio Rungatscher University of Verona, Verona, Italy
Arushi G. Saini Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh
Irfan Shafi Wayne State University, USA
Nada Shaker Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Anwen Shao The Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China
Chiranjeev Sharma Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
Suresh Kumar Sharma Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
Sayed Ali Sheikh Jouf University, Aljouf, Sakaka, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Fuqian Shi Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, USA
Mohammad Soleimani University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Eser Yildirim Sözmen Izmir Tinaztepe University, Turkey
Victor Strassmann Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA
Maher A. Sughayer King Hussein Cancer Center, Amman, Jordan
BinBin Sui Beijing Tiantan Hospital, China
Rajesh Tampi Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA & Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, USA
Luca Testarelli Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Joho Tokumine Kyorin University School of Medicine, Japan
Tiago Torres University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Wen-Jun Tu Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
Francesco Vasuri University Hospital of Bologna IRCCS, Italy
Chien-Chih Wang Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
Sheng-Fan Wang Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
Ying Wang Wildtype Foods RD&I Department, San Francisco, USA
Stanley Wong Hong Kong University, Hong Kong
Mehmet Yalniz Firat University, Turkey
Jae Jun Yang Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Korea
Senbang Yao The Second Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui, China
Mehmet Ali Yesiltas Cemil Tascioglu City Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Jinzhou Zhu Soochow University, Suzhou, China
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