About the Journal

Annals of Thyroid

Aims and Scope

The Annals of Thyroid (AOT, Ann Thyroid, ISNN 2522-6681) is an open-access, international peer-reviewed electronic journal, and openly distributed worldwide. It publishes Original Articles, Editorials, Technique Notes, Case Reports and Reviews on all aspects of thyroid. The journal features a distinguished editorial board, which brings together a team of highly experienced specialists in thyroid.

Annals of Thyroid publishes across all relevant fields of research, including but not restricted to: hyrotoxicosis, thyroid hormone resistance and hypothyroidism, thyroid status testing, autoimmune thyroid illness, dysthyroid orbitopathy (Graves’ Ophthalmopathy), bodular thyroid disease, thyroid surgery, thyroid imaging, pediatric and neonatal thyroid disorder, genetics of thyroid disease, thyroid diseases and pregnancy, iodine deficiency, goiter-hypothyroidism-neurological dysfunction, cell biology of the thyrocyte, nuclear and extranuclear actions of thyroid hormones, brain-pituitary-thyroid regulation, and animal models of thyroid disease.

The entire submission is managed through OJS system, an electronic system to provide an efficient way and ensure a rapid turn around of papers submitted for publication. Manuscripts are reviewed by the Editor-in-Chief, Associate Editors, and Editorial Board Members, as well as invited referees and a statistician when appropriate.

Information for Authors

AOT is a member of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and follows the ICMJE recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journal and the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)'s guidelines.

Manuscripts submitted must be the original work of the author(s) and must not be published previously or under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Submission Turnaround Time

  • In-house review: 1-3 weeks
  • External peer review: 1-3 months
  • Publication Ahead of Print: within 1 month after being accepted
  • Formal publication: within 1-3 months after being accepted. Original Articles are listed as priority.

Open Access Statement

Annals of Thyroid is a peer reviewed, open access journal. All content of the journal is published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial- NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for all to read, download, copy and distribute as defined by the applied license.

Free access and usage
Permitted third party reuse is defined by the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license. This license allows users to copy and distribute the article, provided:

  • this is not done for commercial purposes and further does not permit distribution of the Article if it is changed or edited in any way.
  • the user gives appropriate credit (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI) and provides a link to the license but not in an any way implying that the licensor is endorsing the user or the use of the work.
  • no derivatives including remix, transform, or build upon the material was allowed for distribution.
The full details of the license are available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Copyright

For open access publishing, this journal uses an exclusive licensing agreement. Authors will transfer copyright to AOT, but will have the right to share their article in the same way permitted to third parties under the relevant user license, as well as certain scholarly usage rights.

For any inquiry/special circumstance on the copyright, commercial usage or adaptation of AOT articles, please contact: permissions@amegroups.com

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Editorial Office

Email: aot@amegroups.com

Publisher Information

AOT is published by AME Publishing Company.
Address: Flat/RM C 16F, Kings Wing Plaza 1, NO. 3 on Kwan Street, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China.


Updated on June 19, 2020