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Instructions for authors

Clinical Epigenetics, the official journal of the Clinical Epigenetics Society, is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that encompasses all aspects of epigenetic principles and mechanisms in relation to human disease, diagnosis and therapy. Clinical trials and research in disease model organisms are particularly welcome. The journal is divided into the following sections:

  • Aging, development, imprinting and reproductive epigenetics
  • Allergy, immunology, pathogens and inflammation
  • Cancer epigenetics and diagnostics
  • Cardiovascular epigenetics
  • Endocrinology and metabolic disease
  • Epigenetic therapy and clinical trials
  • Innovative epigenetics therapies
  • Neurology and psychiatry
  • Nutritional and environmental epigenetics
  • All other subjects

For more information on the the section aims and scope visit our sections information page.

Each article type published by Clinical Epigenetics follows a specific format, as detailed in the corresponding instructions for authors; please choose an article type from the list on the left to view the instructions for authors.

The instructions for authors includes information about preparing a manuscript for submission to Clinical Epigenetics, criteria for publication and the online submission process. Other relevant information about the journal's policies, the refereeing process and so on can be found in 'About this journal'.

Clinical Epigenetics publishes the following article types:

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Authors and referees are asked to declare any competing interests.

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