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ISSN: 2424-810X (online)

ISSN: 2382-6533 (print)

Journal abbreviation: J Clin Transl Res

Publication frequency: continuously before 2021; bi-monthly after 2021 

Article processing charges (APC): USD 1000

Publishing model: Gold open access

Established: 2015

Overall rejection rate: 20.2% (updated in October 2023)

Publisher: AccScience Publishing

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JCTR welcomes 4 new editorial board members

May 18, 2023

Simon Rabkin - clinical editorial board

Dr Simon Rabkin is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada. He graduated with an MD from the University of Manitoba. He did postgraduate Internal Medicine and Cardiology training at the University of Toronto, the University of Cincinnati, and Emory University. His research interests are in the determinants of cardiovascular disease and its therapy. He is especially interested in the consequences of hypertension on the development of dementia, aortic aneurysms, and cardiac disease. His research interests and activities have spanned the range of basic science, clinical investigation, clinical trials, and epidemiology. He has published over 230 scientific papers or book chapters. He has served on many Canadian consensus conferences to develop best practice guidelines for Canadian Physicians. He is the current chair of the subcommittee on the pharmacologic management of patients with hypertension and cardiac disease for the Canadian Hypertension Education Program (CHEP).

Marcello Covino - clinical editorial board

Marcello Covino, MD, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at Emergency Medicine, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy. With broad research interests in Medical and surgical emergencies in older adults, acute diverticulitis, acute pancreatitis, sepsis, infection in an emergency, procalcitonin, trauma, head trauma, early warning scores, COVID-19. With his expertise in clinical activity, he has published 111 papers in peer-reviewed journals from 1993 to the present, and more than 300 abstracts presented in national and international meetings. He is a Member of the Italian Society of Emergency Medicine (SIMEU) and the Italian Society of Internal Medicine (SIMI).

Yan Gong - translational editorial board

Dr. Yan Gong is engaged in basic research on angiogenesis, lipid metabolism and tumor immunity in Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University. He graduated from University of Maine, and got postdoctoral training at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He participated in the establishment of Human Genetics Resource Preservation Center of Hubei Province and Tumor Precision Diagnosis and Treatment Technology and Translational Medicine, Hubei Engineering Research Center. Dr. Gong published more than 100 scientific papers in journals including by not limited to Angiogenesis, Metabolism, Cancer Letters. He has been supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, National Key Research and Development Program of China, and Key Research and Development Program of Hubei Province.

Yufeng Zhou - translational editorial board

Yufeng Zhou got his B.S. (1996) and M.S. (1999) degrees from the National Key Lab of Modern Acoustics, Institute of Acoustics, Nanjing University, China. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from Department of mechanical engineering and materials science at Duke University, majored in Bioacoustics in 2003.

Dr. Zhou worked at Duke University between 2003 and 2006, at ImaRx Therapeutics Inc in 2006, at the University of Washington from 2006 to 2010, and at Nanyang Technological University from 2010 to 2020. Since 2021, he joined Chongqing Medical University as a professor at the College of biomedical engineering, State Key Laboratory of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, National Engineering Research Center of Ultrasound Medicine. His recent research interests are biomedical ultrasound in therapy and diagnosis, nondestructive evaluation and testing, and acoustics.

Journal ownership change notice

May 10, 2023

Since May 10, 2023, the ownership of Journal of Clinical and Translational Research is transferred from Whioce Publishing to AccScience Publishing. The journal is now under the ownership and management of the new publisher. The Editorial Board remains unchanged. 

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