Journal of Shanghai Jiaotong University (Medical Science), a peer-reviewed monthly journal founded in 1958, is a core journal of comprehensive medical sciences in China. It is dedicated to publishing original findings in laboratory and clinical medicine, preventive medicine, and pharmacology. The editorial board includes famous figures from home and abroad. The journal welcomes manuscripts from other countries as well as from China. Some articles published are sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, National High-tech Research Program and other programs. Currently the journal is covered by about 10 bibliographic publicaions (like CJCR) in China and is indexed by Chemical Abstract (CA) and Index Copernicus. The articles publised have English titles, abstracts, subtitles for tables and illustrations, and table of contents.