Professor & Associate Chair, Jiangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases
Jiangnan University, China
Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology,Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chief, Division of Rheumatology C
State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
Christopher James Lessard
Assistant Member, Arthritis and Clinical Immunology Research Program, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
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About the Journal
Lupus: Open Access is a global, peer reviewed, Open Access online journal that provides a central point for publication of basic, clinical, translational, and epidemiological studies of all aspects of lupus and related diseases. Open Access journals were developed in response to the need for a barrier-free forum for publication of groundbreaking studies in lupus.
The journal publishes research works on lupus from fields including, but not limited to: rheumatology, dermatology, nephrology, immunology, pediatrics, cardiology, hepatology, pulmonology, obstetrics and gynecology, and psychiatry. It will provide an integrative journal for molecular pathology and digital pathology ,creating an open case discussion platform to be used during daily diagnostic work.
Lupus: Open access is using Editorial Tracking System for quality in review process. Editorial Tracking is an online manuscript submission, review and tracking system used by most of the best open access journals. Review processing is performed by the editorial board members of journal or outside experts; at least two independent reviewers approval followed by editor's approval is required for acceptance of any citable manuscript.
Authors are requested to submit manuscript as an e-mail attachment to email@example.com
Fast Editorial Review Process
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Acceptance of manuscripts is driven entirely by handling editorial team considerations and independent peer-review, ensuring the highest standards are maintained no matter the route to regular peer-reviewed publication or a fast editorial review process. The handling editor and the article contributor are responsible for adhering to scientific standards. The article FEE-Review process of $99 will not be refunded even if the article is rejected or withdrawn for publication.
The corresponding author or institution/organization is responsible for making the manuscript FEE-Review Process payment. The additional FEE-Review Process payment covers the fast review processing and quick editorial decisions, and regular article publication covers the preparation in various formats for online publication, securing full-text inclusion in a number of permanent archives like HTML, XML, and PDF, and feeding to different indexing agencies.
Articles published in Lupus: Open Access have been cited by esteemed scholars and scientists all around the world. Lupus: Open Access has got h-index 4 , which means every article in Lupus: Open Access has got 4 average citations.
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