JMA Journal

The official peer-reviewed and open-access scientific journal of the Japan Medical Association and the Japanese Association of Medical Sciences

Editors' Choices

Autophagy is a major intracellular degradation system and plays important roles in various physiological processes such as metabolic adaptation and intracellular homeostasis. It degrades intracellular components both randomly and selectively. ... show more
Yasuhiro Yamamoto, and Noboru Mizushima

Vasculitis is an autoimmune disease characterized by the infiltration of leukocytes in blood vessels.
An increasing number of studies on human and ... show more
Chie Miyabe, Yoshishige Miyabe, Ryujin Miyata, and Naoko Ishiguro

In 1995, we were the first to propose antisense oligonucleotide (ASO)-mediated exon-skipping therapy for the treatment of ... show more
Masafumi Matsuo

News

July 15, 2021
JMA Journal Volume 4, Issue 3 is available.

April 15, 2021
JMA Journal Volume 4, Issue 2 is available. New review articles on COVID-19 have been published!

Aims and Scope

The JMA Journal is the official peer-reviewed and open-access scientific journal of the Japan Medical Association and the Japanese Association of Medical Sciences. The journal publishes review articles, original research articles, clinical trials, guidelines, opinions, short communications, images, case reports, letters to the editor. The JMA Journal is broadly international both in its perspective and the country of origin of the authors it publishes. The journal’s remit, through the publication of high-quality research, is to contribute to the global improvement of medical standards. The JMA Journal accepts articles related to medical science and medical care including clinical and basic medical science as well as public health. The journal also welcomes non-clinical studies such as health policy and opinion. All unsolicited articles receive a full and extensive peer review by recognized subject experts. The journal is published four times each year (January, April, July and October). The journal requires that all manuscripts be prepared in accordance with the“Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly work in Medical Journals”as published by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). There is no charge to submit to or publish in the journal.

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