Aims and Scope of the Journal

Aims of the journal

  • Dissemination of Cutting-Edge Research: Publishing high-quality, peer-reviewed original research articles that explore the latest developments in pathology, including molecular pathology, genetic markers, and emerging diagnostic techniques.

  • Promoting Education and Knowledge Sharing: Providing a platform for educational content, including reviews, case reports, and expert opinions, to enhance the knowledge and skills of pathologists and related healthcare professionals worldwide.

  • Fostering Innovation and Collaboration: Encouraging collaboration among researchers, clinicians, and institutions across different countries to foster innovation and the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies.

  • Supporting Clinical Practice: Offering guidelines, best practices, and updates on clinical applications of pathology findings to improve patient care and outcomes.

  • Addressing Global Health Challenges: Highlighting pathology’s role in tackling global health issues, such as infectious diseases, cancer, and emerging pathogens, by promoting research that addresses these challenges.

  • Maintaining High Standards: Upholding rigorous standards for research methodology, ethics, and publication quality to ensure the credibility and reliability of the findings published.

  • Enhancing Professional Development: Providing resources and opportunities for continuous professional development and networking among pathologists and researchers internationally.

  • Encouraging Diversity and Inclusivity: Promoting diversity in research, editorial boards, and readership to ensure a broad spectrum of perspectives and to address global health disparities.

  • Advancing Technology and Digital Pathology: Highlighting advancements in digital pathology, artificial intelligence, and imaging technologies to improve diagnostic accuracy and efficiency.

  • Fostering Community Engagement: Engaging with the global pathology community through conferences, workshops, webinars, and online platforms to facilitate dialogue and exchange of ideas.

    Scope

    The scope of the journal encompasses a wide range of topics, including but not limited to:

    1. Anatomic Pathology: Original research and case reports focusing on the diagnosis and characterization of diseases through the examination of tissue specimens, including surgical pathology, cytopathology, and autopsy pathology.

    2. Clinical Pathology: Investigations into laboratory-based diagnostics, including hematology, clinical chemistry, immunology, microbiology, and molecular pathology, with a focus on diagnostic accuracy, test performance, and clinical utility.

    3. Experimental Pathology: Research on the underlying mechanisms of disease pathogenesis, including studies on molecular and cellular mechanisms, animal models of disease, and experimental therapeutics.

    4. Diagnostic Pathology Techniques: Development, validation, and evaluation of novel diagnostic techniques, imaging modalities, and laboratory assays for the detection, characterization, and monitoring of diseases.

    5. Cancer Pathology: Studies focusing on the pathology of cancer, including tumor biology, tumor microenvironment, cancer genetics, molecular profiling, and predictive biomarkers for prognosis and treatment response.

    6. Infectious Disease Pathology: Investigations into the pathology of infectious diseases, including viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic infections, with an emphasis on disease mechanisms, host-pathogen interactions, and diagnostic pathology.

    7. Molecular Pathology and Precision Medicine: Research on the application of molecular techniques, genomic analysis, and personalized medicine approaches in the diagnosis, prognosis, and targeted therapy of diseases.

    8. Diagnostic Algorithms and Guidelines: Development and validation of diagnostic algorithms, scoring systems, and clinical practice guidelines to improve diagnostic accuracy, standardize reporting, and guide clinical decision-making.

    9. Quality Assurance and Laboratory Management: Studies focusing on quality assurance, proficiency testing, accreditation standards, and laboratory management practices to ensure the reliability, accuracy, and efficiency of laboratory testing services.

    10. Translational Pathology and Biomarker Discovery: Investigations bridging the gap between basic research and clinical practice, including translational studies, biomarker discovery, and validation for disease diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment response prediction.