Nagoya Medical Journal is published four times a year by the Nagoya City University Medical School.
The Journal accepts submissions of original articles and reviews on medical research. In order to be
considered for publication, an original manuscript with two copies of good quality and three sets
of illustrations should be directed to the Editorial Office, Nagoya Medical Journal,
Nagoya City University Medical School, Kawasumi 1, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya 467-8601, Japan.
Manuscript will be accepted for publication with the understanding that they will appear
solely in Nagoya Medical Journal.
Style of Manuscripts
Manuscripts should be written in English. However, German or French can be used in papers related
to the field of neuropsychiatry.
A4 paper ( 210x297 mm) should be used with left & right margins of 3 cm and top & bottom margins
of 4 cm. Type all manuscript double-spaced, with 10 letter per 2.5 cm (10 pitches). So not
justify the right margin.
Sections should be arranged in the following order. Title, Footnote, Summary (no more than 250 words),
Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgements, References, Tables, and
Figure legends. The page number should be combined in one section if necessary.
The title page should include full title, authoré’s name(s), affiliation(s), and address(es) of all
authors, running title (not more than 50 letters including the spaces), key words (five words or
less), address for correspondence, and the total numbers of page and figures.
Abbreviations should be spelled out in full on first mention in the text and be defined in footnote
on a separate sheet. Other footnotes may be used, with asterisks (*, **, ---) at the bottom of the
page to which they pertain.
Abbreviations used: DOC, dehydroxycholate; DNP, 2,4-dinitrophenol; and SDS, sodium dodecyl sulfate.
References should be numbered consecutively in the order they appear in the text.
Identify references in text, tables, and legends by Arabic numerals in parentheses. Example: (3-5, 8).
List all authors in References, but if the number is seven or more, give six followed by et al.
Abbreviate journal titles as in Index Medicus. Examples:
DiFino SM, Lachant NA, Kirshner JJ, Gottlieb AJ. Adult idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura: clinical
findings and response to therapy. Am J Med 1980; 69: 430-442.
Whitehead M. The health divide: inequalities in health in the 1980s. London: London Health Education
Council, 1987: 5-98.
Coleman CN, Tucker MA. Secondary Cancers. In: DeVita VT Jr, Hellman S, Rosenberg SA, eds. Cancer:
principles & practice of oncology. 3 rd ed. Vol. 2. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1989: 2181-2190.
"Personal communications" or "unpublished observations" should not be listed in References; they may
be inserted in parentheses in the text (e.g., Kosaka M and Salem N, unpublished results). Inciting
authoré’s name(s) in the text, describe the names up to two; if three or more, gibe the name of the
senior author followed by et al. (e.g., Kosaka et al.).
Each table should have a brief title and be typed double-spaced on a separate sheet.
All tables must be numbered in the order of their citation in the text.
Legends for figures (including diagrams, schematic illustrations, and photographs) should be
typed on a separate sheet, not in the figures, Use thin glossy paper for photographs and
white tracing paper for other illustrations. Do not use blue graph paper. Reduction in
printing should be take into account as to line art and lettering, Each figure must
have a label affixed on its back indication the figure number, name of senior author,
and the top of the figure. Color illustrations may be accepted, but the full cost of
their printing and publication will be charged to the author. "Figure" and "Figures"
in the text of figure title should be abbreviated to "Fig." and "Figs.", respectively.
Proof and Reprints
The galley proofs should be returned as soon as possible. Reprints can be ordered when
returning the corrected proofs. Orders are accepted in multiples of 50 and must be
paid by the authors.
For Japanese Authors
Japanese authors should provide an abstract in Japanese of not more than 400 words.
On acceptance of the manuscript, this abstract will be published in the Journal of
the Nagoya City University Medical Association (in Japanese). The title page of
the abstract must bear, both in English and Japanese, the title of manuscript,
author's name(s), affiliation(s), and address(es), of all authors, and the address for correspondence.