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The Scientific World Journal - CALL FOR PAPERS Towards new generation anti malarial drugs and vaccines

May 13, 2012 - 00:54 -- Usa Lek-Uthai


Dear Professor/Researcher/Colleagues,  

The Scientific World Journal (ISI-JCR =1.524): special issue on"Towards a New Generation of Antimalarial Drugs and an Effective Antimalaria Vaccine" is calling for papers ( 

We'd like to invite investigators to contribute original research and review articles that explore current efforts to identify new antimalaria drugs targets and vaccine candidates. Potential topics include, but are not limited to: 

*     Population research examining antigenic diversity
*     Identification of potential, yet to be exploited antimalaria drug targets
*     The function and structure of new drug targets and/or vaccine candidates
*     Identification of new vaccine targets examining immunogenicity of potential vaccine targets

*     Effective treatment of antimalarial drugs to other infectious diseases such as SARS etc.  
*     Malaria parasite immune evasion and the human response to infection
*     Understanding of immune responses to malaria infection cycle
*     The pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of antimalarial agents
*     Understanding and avoiding drug resistance

Before submission authors should carefully read the journal's Author Guidelines, which are located at Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System at according to the following timetable:

Manuscript Due        Friday, 5 October 2012
Final Decision Date   Friday, 2 November 2012
Publication Date      
 Friday, 14 December 2012
The Scientific World Journal (TSWJ) is a peer-reviewed open access journal that publishes research and review articles in a wide range of subjects. The journal's Editorial Board and Contents are divided into a number of subject areas that correspond to the different research areas covered by the journal; however articles published in the journal may appear in multiple subject areas. The Scientific World Journal was launched in 2000 by its Founding Editor, Dr Graham V. Lees, who was the journal's Publishing Director until July 2011. The journal is indexed by many of the leading abstracting and indexing databases, including the Science Citation Index Expanded, PubMed, and Scopus. 
Any inquires please contact ;  

Best regards,

Usa Lek-Uthai,
Omar S Harb,
Tina Skinner-Adams,
John Adams


Special issue editors
(Towards a New Generation of Antimalarial Drugs and an Effective Antimalaria Vaccine