Medical Express

ISSN (print): 2318-8111

ISSN (online): 2358-0429

About Us

MEDICALEXPRESS is an all-electronic journal offering a unique new concept in Scientific Medical publication in Brazil. MedicalExpress is published in continuous flow collected into bimonthly issues, totaling six issues per annum.

PUBLISHED ARTICLES are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons attribution, Non-Commercial License which permits unrestricted non commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. MedicalExpress totally complies with the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors' uniform requirements for manuscripts

MISSION: To rapidly publish original scientific reports and critical reviews on medical science and in biomedical sciences, insofar as these may impact on Medical theory and practice. To this purpose MedicalExpress has put together an International Editorial Board of highly qualified experts in all areas of Biomedical Research.

AGILITY: MedicalExpress runs as a continuous flow journal, a characteristic shared by no other Brazilian biomedical periodical. Accepted articles will be submitted to language polishing, composition, and submitted to authors for final approval. As soon as this is completed, articles will be made public. It is expected that accepted articles would be published approximately 45 days after acceptance.

ETHICAL STAND: MedicalExpress adopts ethical standards prescribed by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors' uniform requirements for manuscripts, as described in http://www.icmje.org/recommendations/.

MEDICALEXPRESS has formally applied for membership of COPE Committee on Publication Ethics http://publicationethics.org/ and is committed to act according to its Code of Conduct http://publicationethics.org/files/Code_of_conduct_for_journal_editors_Mar11.pdf

MedicalExpress supports the WHO's (World Health Organization) and the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors' (ICMJE) Clinical Assays' Registration Policies, as we acknowledge the importance of such measures for the international registration and disclosure of information on clinical assays, in an open access. Thus MedicalExpress only accepts for publication, clinical assays which have received an identification number from the Clinical Assays Registrations validated according to criteria established by the WHO and the ICMJE. The identification number must be stated at the end of the abstract.

LINKS: MedicalExpress is registered in SciELO and LILACS and linked to Scholar Google.

INDEPENDENCE: MedicalExpress is free from the unilateral influence of any professional society or research institution. MedicalExpress will be under the direction of an independent Board of Governors, with international representation.

PUBLICATION COSTS: MedicalExpress published articles, reviews, letters to the Editors and Editorials at no charge. MedicalExpress offers free expert Language polishing for all accepted documents.

SUBMISSION: Submission and peer review of articles is handled through Scholarone, at http://mc04.manuscriptcentral.com/medicalexpress.

OPEN ACCESS: MedicalExpress is a Gold Open Access Journal. Once published, articles become immediately accessible to readers worldwide, at no charge.

PLAGIARISM AND DUPLICATION: All submissions are checked as follows:

Unusual levels of similarity are hand checked by the Editorial Office.

PEER REVIEW: Original Research and Review Articles will be submitted to peer review. At least two experts in the field of the submitted article will be consulted. Whenever possible, reviewers from different countries with respect to authors will be invited. Editorials and Reader’s Opinions will be reviewed by the Editor or by an Area Editor.