Dermatology and Cosmetic is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal which is published by the Center for Research and Training of Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences. The journal publishes full-text articles in Persian with English abstracts.
The journal is dedicated to offer the latest information from medical and surgical dermatology, dermatopathology and relevant basic science researches to the dermatologists, dermatologist residents and other healthcare providers. As a result of ongoing dramatic growth of aesthetic procedures and the demand for obtaining knowledge on them, using an evidenced-based approach, each issue of Dermatology and Cosmetic also contains publications on these topics. Dermatology and Cosmetic publishes original research articles, review articles, case reports and letters to the editor.
Authors are kindly requested to submit their manuscripts along with their English abstracts in MS-Word 2003 format. Articles may ONLY be submitted ONLINE.
This Journal is indexed in: EBSCO, Index Copernicus, IMEMR, Ulrich's Periodicals Directory, EMR medex, Iran Medex,
Magiran, Scientific Information Database (SID) and Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC)
Peer review process
Dermatology and Cosmetic, all manuscripts are considered confidential. They are peer-reviewed by at least 2 anonymous reviewers selected by the Editorial Board (section editor). The corresponding author will be notified of the editor’s decision regarding acceptance or rejection of the manuscript or requiring modifications. An accepted manuscript is scheduled for publication in the next upcoming issue(s).
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
Authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge. Also Dermatology and Cosmetic have not article submission and publishing charges.
Copyright and Permissions
Dermatology and Cosmetic allow the author(s) to hold the copyright without restrictions. Also the journal allow the author(s) to retain publishing rights without restrictions.
Dermatology and Cosmetic policy regarding suspected scientific misconduct including plagiarism, fabricated data, falsification, and redundancy is based on the guidelines on good publication practice of the "Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)". The complete guidelines appear on COPE website: http://www.publicationethics.org.uk.
When the “Dermatology and Cosmetic” faces suspected cases of research and publication misconduct such as redundant (duplicate) publication, plagiarism, fraudulent or fabricated data, changes in authorship, undisclosed conflict of interest, ethical problem with a submitted manuscript, a reviewer who has appropriated an author’s idea or data, complaints against editors, and etc., the resolving process will be followed by flowchart provided by the Committee on Publication Ethics (http://publicationethics.org/resources/flowcharts). The discussion and decision on the suspected cases are done by Editorial Board.
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