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The Einstein Journal of Biology and Medicine

Submissions Instructions

 All current EJBM submissions will be accepted via e-mail. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis all year. Please note the following details in your submission:

A. Recipient: Address all e-mail to ejbm@med.einstein.yu.edu.

B. Subject Line: "EJBM Submission: Date of Submission"

C. Body: Include the (1) title of the manuscript, (2) all authors and their degrees, (3) the contact information (e-mail, telephone, and mailing address) for the corresponding author, (4) the e-mail address for all additional authors, (5) a brief 100 word description of the relevance of the submission, (6) the category of article that the manuscript is to be considered for, (7) any reviewers you would like us to consider for the manuscript.

D. Attachments: (1) Include the ICMJE Conflict of Interest form for all authors. You do not need to include the manuscript ID at this time, only the manuscript title. The form is available as a PDF here (alternatively here). Download, save, and attach the form to the e-mail. (2) Include the manuscript with figures as MS Word .doc(x) file. Figures should be included in the original file, with each figure on a separate page. If this is not possible the figures should be included as a separate .doc(x) or PDF file. Label the manuscript file as "EJBM_Submission_Date." Please contact us for additional instructions if you wish to include large supplementary data files.

By submitting your manuscript you agree to the following EJBM conditions: 

Authorship Agreement  

As an author of this manuscript, I certify that only those with key responsibility for the material in the article are listed as authors; others contributing to the work are recognized in the Acknowledgments section of the manuscript. Each author has participated sufficiently in the work to take public responsibility for the content. Their authorship is based on substantial contributions to 1) conception and design or analysis and interpretation of data as well as 2) drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content. Participation solely in the acquisition of funding or the collection of data does not justify authorship. General supervision of the research group is also not sufficient. Any part of an article critical to its main conclusions must be the responsibility of at least one author.

Copyright Transfer Agreement  

As an author of this manuscript, I either 1) approve the submission of this work and all subsequent revisions for publication and transfer, assign, or otherwise convey all copyright ownership to the work in whole, in part, in abridged format, and materials contained in the work and grant the right and license to publish, republish, and reproduce in any language, format, or media (including without limitation, print, electronic, or any other media) distribute reproductions, adapt, publicly perform, and display the work, the material in the work, or any part there of, as well as the right to sublicense any or all of the foregoing to The Einstein Journal of Biology and Medicine or 2) the work described in this paper was done as part of my employment with the federal government and is therefore in the public domain. I warrant that this work represents original material and does not infringe upon the copyright of any third party; that no part of the work has been published or will be submitted for publication elsewhere in any language or format unless and until it is rejected by The Einstein Journal of Biology and Medicine; that to the best of my knowledge, the work contains no libelous or unlawful matter; and permission from publishers and copyright holders has been obtained, including the right and license to use, publish, republish, and reproduce in any language, format, or media (including without limitation, print, electronic, and any other media), distribute reproductions, adapt, publicly perform, and display extensive quotations (i.e., more than 500 words) or figures that have been previously published or submitted elsewhere, as well as the right to sublicense any or all of the foregoing. I agree to indemnify The Einstein Journal of Biology and Medicine, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Yeshiva University against any loss or damages arising out of a breach of this agreement. Any author may reserve the right to use all or part of this manuscript for future works of their own by obtaining written permission from The Einstein Journal of Biology and Medicine. In addition, the right to grant or refuse republication or distribution of this manuscript by third parties is reserved by The Einstein Journal of Biology and Medicine. In the event that this submission is not published, copyright ownership shall revert to the authors.

Competing Interests Agreements  

As an author of this manuscript, I certify that all forms of support, including drug company support, are acknowledged; any commercial or financial involvements within the past year that might present an appearance of a conflict of interest in connection with the submitted article (e.g., potential conflicts include but are not limited to institutional or corporate affiliations, paid consultancies, stock ownership or other equity interests, patent ownership, royalties, funds for travel, and interests in patents, instruments, and technologies) are disclosed in the cover letter. If the article is accepted for publication, I will consult with the Editor on whether, and to what extent, this information should be included in the published article. In addition, I have not signed an agreement with any sponsor of the study reported in this article that has a clause which prevents me from publishing both positive and negative results, from collaborating with other investigators to pool data across sites, or that forbids me from publishing without the approval of the sponsor.

 

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