Journal of International Translation Medicine (JITM) aims to promote the development of traditional Medicine and establish an academic exchange platform for global scientific researchers who obtain research subjects and gain achievements in the field of Translational Medicine and absorbing research articles associated with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of clinical diseases translated from basic medicine. The types of publications cover basic researches, clinical researches, brief reports, investigation studies, case reports and reviews of current researches in Translational Medicine.
JITM is committed to maintaining high standards through a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies. Any infringements of professional ethical codes, such as plagiarism, fraudulent use of data, bogus claims of authorship, should be taken very seriously by the editors with zero tolerance. JITM follows the Code of Conduct of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), and follows the COPE Flowcharts for Resolving Cases of Suspected Misconduct.
Editors are responsible for all affairs of the journal, including improving journal quality constantly to meet the needs of readers and authors, ensuring the quality of the material they publish, defending freedom of expression, precluding business needs from compromising intellectual standards and always being willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.
Editors have complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article, and should have no conflict of interest with respect to articles they reject/accept. When errors are found, prompt correction or retraction should be published. Editors shouldn’t commit malpractice and guard a lax pass which may cause academic misconducts. Editors have a duty to act if any misconduct appears to ensure the integrity of the academic report. Whenever it is recognized that significant inaccuracy, misleading statement or distorted report has been published, it must be corrected promptly, and the correction should be clearly identifiable to readers and indexing systems.
Author’s article must be original works without plagiarism, and the data in article must be real and reliable without fraudulence. If any errors are found, all authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes. If any references are cited, the source should be indicated. And the submitted manuscript should not have been previously published in any form and must not be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.