About the Journal

The Adesh University Journal of Medical Sciences & Research (AUJMSR) is an open-access peer-reviewed journal committed to publishing high-quality articles in the field of Medical, Dental and all allied Health Sciences including Biomedical Research, Pharmaceutical, and Physiotherapy. The journal is owned by the Adesh University and published by the Scientific Scholar.

Audience

Our audience includes Medical, Dental, and All Allied Health Sciences.

Review process

AUJMSR has a highly rigorous peer-review process that makes sure that manuscripts are scientifically accurate, relevant, novel and important. Authors disclose all conflicts, affiliations and financial associations such that the published content is not biased.

Editorial team

The editorial board comprises of a panel of experts from various disciplines of medical and allied sciences to provide their expertise and guidance in maintaining the clarity of content and focus of the purpose for the journal.

About the Editors

Editor-In-Chief:
Prof. Mridul M. Panditrao MBBS, DA, DGO, MD (Anaesthesiology) (PGIMER)

Nationally as well as internationally acclaimed, as an Anaesthesiologist and Intensivist, par excellence, Professor Mridul M. Panditrao is working as a Professor, Head & In-Charge of ICU, Department of Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care, at Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences & Research (AIMSR). In addition, he is also the Dean Academic Affairs of the Adesh University. He is the alumnus of highly acclaimed, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. After completing his post-graduation from PGIMER, he worked on an overseas appointment,in prestigious University of West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica and Princess Margaret Hospital, Nassau, Bahamas, for almost 10 years.After returning to India, he rejoined the Indian medical education system, rising through the various positions to reach the position of Professor & Head of Anaesthesiology & Dean of Faculty of Medicine, at reputed Padmashree Dr. D Y Patil University (DPU), Pune. He started and successfully published, as the Chief Executive Editor, for 5 years, the Medical Journal of D Y Patil University, a multi-disciplinary journal. He has been invited on the Editorial and Peer Reviewers’ Panels of various reputed and high impact journals, both international as well as national, like, Anesthesia: Essays and Researches (AER), a journal from Saudi Arabia, Indian Journal of Anaesthesia (IJA), Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology (JOACP) and Indian Journal of Pain to mention a few. In 2014, he had a two years stint with Rand Memorial Hospital, Freeport, Bahamas, where he was instrumental in initiating and publishing as the Managing Editor, the maiden issue of University of West Indies Nassau Institute of Clinical Excellence (UWI-NICE) Bulletin. He has been awarded honorary membership of prestigious Asian Council of Scientific Editors, from Dubai, UAE (ACSE).
Clinician of Highest of the principles and ethics, he has organized, many National and International CMEs, conferences, as well as, has been a distinguished faculty at many of them at national/ international level. He has authored 4 chapters in textbooks, edited one national level textbook, “CPM: Comprehensive Pain Management”. He has 50 publications in international and national, peer-reviewed, indexed Journals.
With such a wide, vast and diverse experience, he is, dynamically and capably leading the Editorial Team.

Executive Editor:
Prof. Ram Gopal Saini, Ph.D.

Professor Ram Gopal Saini obtained a Ph.D. in Genetics in 1979 from Punjab Agricultural University. Later he worked there on various positions starting from Assistant Geneticist to Professor and Head of the Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Director Biotechnology and Coordinator of Research (Basic Sciences) of the university. He worked at the University of Sydney, Australia (1986-87) as Visiting Scientist to receive advanced training in his area of specialization. Professor Saini was awarded National Fellowship of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, a National level professorial chair in 1995 in recognition of his work on the Genetics of Host-Parasite Interactions in wheat. Professor Saini is the first Asian to identify and designate two novel leaf rust resistance genes in wheat in the year 2000.

Professor Saini has supervised the work of over 100 M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. scholars in diverse areas of basic sciences and published more than 250 research papers in leading national and international journals. He handled 19 research projects funded by Department of Biotechnology, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, and Swiss Government under Indo Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology as Principal Investigator during his service tenure. Prof. Saini also supervised the work of Research Associates of Indian Council of Medical Research and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India. After superannuation from Punjab Agricultural University in 2007, he was picked up by the Central University of Punjab as Invited Professor where he established the Departments of Human Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology, and Genetic Diseases and Molecular Medicine. He also handled the work of Registrar and the Controller of Examinations of the Central University of Punjab for nearly three years. Professor Saini was a member of several national-level committees constituted by the University Grants Commission, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Government of India. Professor Saini worked as a member of the editorial board of the Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding for over fifteen years.

Presently, Professor Saini is the Chairperson of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research and Dean Post Graduate Studies and Research of Adesh University.

With such a widespread and detailed experience in research, teaching and administrative areas, he brings dynamism in the journal.

Executive Editor:
Prof. Mrs. Minnu Mridul Panditrao, MBBS, DA, DGO, MD (Anaesthesiology) (PGIMER)

Prof. Mrs. Minnu Panditrao is working as a Professor in the Department of Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care, at Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences & Research (AIMSR). She is the alumnus of highly acclaimed, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. After completing her post-graduation from PGIMER, she worked as an overseas faculty in the prestigious University of West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica and Princess Margaret Hospital, Nassau, Bahamas, for almost 10 years. After returning to India, she rejoined the Medical Education system, rising through the various positions to become Professor of Anaesthesiology, at prestigious Padmashree Dr. D Y Patil University (DPU), Pune. She helped in starting and successfully published, as the Managing editor, for 5 years, the Medical Journal of D Y Patil University, a multi-disciplinary journal. During her recent appointment with Rand Memorial Hospital Freeport, Bahamas, in 2014, as a Member of Editorial Committee, she was instrumental in initiating and publishing, the maiden issue of University of West Indies Nassau Institute of Clinical Excellence (UWI-NICE) Bulletin.

She has been involved in organizing many National and International CMEs, conferences, as well as been a distinguished faculty at many of them at national/ international level. She has authored 2 chapters in textbooks, She has 38 publications in international and national, peer-reviewed, indexed Journals.

As a well-balanced and multi-faceted personality, she is a bedrock of support in the editorial team.

Managing Editor:
Prof. Brig. Avatar Singh Bansal, MD (Community Medicine )

Dr. Avtar Singh Bansal is the Medical Superintendent at Adesh Institute of Medical Science and Research Hospital and Professor in Community  Medicine in AIMSR.In addition, he is holding the appointments of Dean Planning and Development and Director Training and Placement at Adesh University. He is alumnus of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College Jabalpur and possesses 34 years of work experience in Armed Forces of India , during which he  held  appointments as Senior Advisor and Director Health Services,  having to experience  wide-ranging responsibilities in the field of medical Academics, medical administration, medical logistics, man management and public health at various levels in the hierarchy of Armed Forces.  . He is an astute medical professional and administrator with extensive track record both in Armed Forces and in Medical College to achieve unparalleled excellence in the hospital and medical services. During 2005 Kashmir Earthquake he played a key role in getting medical resources from WHO and setting up forward surgical centers with facilities of operation theaters in far-flung areas and his meritorious services in Armed Forces were recognized by awarding him a coveted Army Commander’s  Commendation For high-quality managerial skills. He was specially selected by Indian Army Headquarters and sent to Nepal to render expert advice to Nepalese Army in opening up of  Army Medical College (Institute of Health Sciences) at Kathmandu in the year 2011. He is a recognized undergraduate and postgraduate teacher and has 12 publications in national and international, peer-reviewed, indexed Journals.

A strict disciplinarian with broad Management and administration experience, Dr. A S Bansal, as a Managing editor is very capable supporting the journal.

Managing Editor:
Prof. Parmod Goyal , MBBS, MD (Forensic Medicine)

Professor Pramod Goyal is working as a Professor & Head, Department of Forensic Medicine at Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences & Research (AIMSR). He is also  Coordinator, Medical Education Unit, Coordinator, Body Donation Programme and  Member Curriculum Committee of AIMSR Bathinda. He has done his MBBS from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal and MD in Forensic Medicine from Government Medical College, Amritsar. After completing his post-graduation from GMC Amritsar; he worked at Maharaja Agrasen Medical College, Agroha, Hisar (Haryana) and now since the last 14 years, he is working at AIMSR Bathinda. He completed his FAIMER (Foundation for the advancement of international medical education and research) fellowship from Christian Medical College, Ludhiana in 2014 and then inducted as faculty for FAIMER programme at CMC Ludhiana. He completed his advanced course in medical education (ACME) in 2018. He has been invited for Peer Reviewing various reputed journals like CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research (a publication of Christian Medical College, Ludhiana Society) and Medical Journal Armed Forces India ( The Official Publication of Armed Forces Medical Services). Currently, He is also Chief Editor of Journal of Punjab Academy of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology. He is also Section Editor for the International Journal of Applied and Basic Medical research ( PubMed Indexed Journal). He has 24 publications in international and national, peer-reviewed, indexed Journals. He has organized many CMEs/ conferences, as well as been a distinguished faculty at many of them at the national level.

Facts about the Journal

It is a peer-reviewed international journal with a double-blind review process. Its frequency of publication is Semi-annual, what that means is, it publishes the article once it’s accepted after peer review. Currently, we only have E-Journal and do not publish in print.

Benefits

An article published in the journal can be viewed without a fee by readers all over the world. The author also gets to retain copyright to the article and the figures. This allows authors to extend their exposure in the world of medical research and get worldwide recognition for their work.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

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Journal Ethics

The Adesh University Journal of Medical Sciences & Research is committed to meeting and upholding the standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit our Ethical Guidelines section

Plagiarism Policy

We have plagiarism check available on our Editors and Reviewer’s panel in the manuscript management system. We encourage our editors and reviewers to use the plagiarism check. Any manuscript with plagiarism will be rejected immediately.

Archival Policy

We use PORTICO for our third party repository for all articles published with us. All our articles are assigned a DOI number. We are members of https://crossref.org

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Adesh University Journal of Medical Sciences & Research has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.

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“Pop-up” and “banner” advertisement appear at a fixed location on the page and does not interfere with the manuscript in any form.

The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.

Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

Publisher

Scientific Scholar, USA, established with the aim of publishing scientific journals. The mission of the company is “Share, Learn and Improve”.

Beginning 2017, scientific journal publishing bought under the new umbrella of “Scientific Scholar”.

Imaging Science Today was founded in 2011 by a group of practicing doctors and industry specialists. It is a well-respected medical publisher that fully supports many of the popular open access models and all the aspects of the scientific journal publishing through its peer-review management system – Scientific Scholar and Open Access platform. The headquarter of Scientific Scholar is in Rochester, NY, USA and has a subsidiary arm in India.

Scientific Scholar currently publishes prestigious journals like American Journal of Sonography and American Journal of Ophthalmic Clinical Trials and is growing in its portfolio.