Publication of the EHRS meeting's proceedings
The proceedings of the meeting will be published in the journal Inflammation Research.
All papers should conform to the style of the journal but be sub divided into the sections Introduction, Materials and methods, Results and discussion (combined). No abstract should be included. Papers must comply exactly with the specifications given in the accompanying instructions in order that they will fit onto 2 printed pages.
Papers which do not meet these specifications are liable to be rejected outright.
As you will know, we are working with the publishers to an extremely tight deadline and all manuscripts must be in my hands by 15 JUNE at the latest. Only in this way can the papers be refereed and edited over the summer months and then forwarded to the printers for publication before the next meeting of the Society. PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL YOUR PAPER TO US. If we want it emailed, then we will ask for it.
You must include a copy of your manuscript and figures on disc (see Instructions for the publication of the EHRS meeting's proceedings). To help us and the publishers please do not use Macintosh format.
TO AID IN DEALING WITH ANY QUERIES CONCERNING YOUR PAPER PLEASE GIVE A CONTACT TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBER AND E?MAIL ADDRESS ON YOUR MANUSCRIPT.
We would like to thank you in advance for your co-operation and to assure you that it will considerably expedite publication of the proceedings.
Tel: +44 1245 361366
Fax: +44 1245 361366
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
for the publication of the EHRS meeting's proceedings
Send your manuscript to us by 15 June (Original and 2 paper copies of your manuscript together with a copy on disc). Texts on disc should be delivered in IBM PC format. They should be saved and delivered in two separate versions: with standard format as offered by your word processing program (give details of the program and version on the disc) and in Rich Text Format. Hard copy originals of illustrations must be 200% of printed size. Digital drawings, graphs etc should be submitted in JPG, GIF or TIF.
All papers should conform to the style of the journal, should be subdivided into the following sections:
Do not include abstract, running head or key words.
compliance with the specifications given below is necessary in order that
the material will fit onto two printed pages.
Length of text:
max. 700 words * + max. 8 references + 2 half-page figures/tables or 1
c) max. 1000 words* + max. 8 references + no figures / tables
This includes: legends to figures and/or tables and should fit onto 3
type-written pages (approximately 30 lines and 10 words per line).
Total number of figures or tables
A4 or 8.5 x 11 in
Max. 20 words
Max. 2 panels per figure
up to 20 lines (not longer than 85 characters) and no more than 10 columns.
up to 10 lines (not longer than 85 characters) and no more than 10 columns
Detailed Instructions to authors
INFLAMMATION RESEARCH publishes papers on all aspects of inflammation and related fields including histopathology, immunological mechanisms, gene expression, mediators, experimental models, clinical investigations and the effects of drugs. Related fields are broadly defined and include for instance, allergy and asthma, shock, pain, joint damage, skin disease as well as clinical trials of relevant drugs.
In addition, the Journal publishes meeting reports, letters, opinions, news of people, policies and general information relating to the above fields and the societies active in these fields.
The types of papers published are original research papers, short communications, reviews, commentaries, selected reviewed society proceedings and meeting reports.
References In the text, references must be given as consecutive numbers in square brackets. Wherever possible, excessive citation should be avoided. The reference list should be typed on a separate sheet(s) at the end of the manuscript, numbered according to consecutive citation in the text, using the Vancouver system as follows:
Heaney LG, Cross LJM, Stanford CF, Ennis M. Substance P induces histamine release from human pulmonary mast cells. Clin Exp Allergy 1995;25:179-86.
Skidmore IF, Vardy CJ. The mediators of bronchial asthma and the mechanism of their release. In Saxena PR, Elliot GR, eds. Pathophysiology and Treatment of Asthma and Arthritis. Agents and Actions Suppl. vol. 14. Basel: Birkhauser, 1984:33-48.
Siegel S, Nonparametric Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences. Tokyo: McGraw-Hill-Kogakusha, 1956:116-27.
further examples see: N Engl J Med 1991;324:424-8.
Unpublished results, papers in preparation and personal communications must be mentioned on the text ONLY; they are not to be included in the reference list. Personal communications may only be used when written authorisation from the communicator is submitted.
Illustrations Illustrations and legends should, in all cases, be self-explanatory without reference to the text, numbers being given unobtrusively on the back of all submitted figures.
Tables should each be given on a separate sheet and prepared for use in a single column (8 cm wide) or for page width (16 cm). Each table must be numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals in italics and a brief descriptive caption should be given. The caption, headings and footnotes should be separated from each other and from the body of the table by horizontally ruled lines. Vertically rule lines must never be used. References to statistical significance may be made by using superscript asterisks. Otherwise, and where statistical significance is indicated together with footnotes, references should be made by using superscript lower case letters.
Figures should be suitable for reduction to fit a single column, 8 cm wide or at most a double column, maximally 16 cm wide. Original drawings in black ink or good photographic copies of original drawings should be submitted. Lettering should be not less than 4 mm high and lines not less than 0.4 mm thick on original drawings. Symbols should be not less than 2.5 mm in diameter, preferably chosen from: l ¦ s ¡ o
and micrographs should be printed on glossy paper. the size should be
larger than, but not more than twice as large as the final size in the
journal (i.e. 8 or 16 cm). Lettering should be added directly to the micrographs
by the author.
Abbreviations The excessive use of abbreviations in the text is strongly discouraged. All abbreviations should be defined when first used by placing them in brackets after the full term. Symbols for physical units should adhere to the International System of Measurements and Units. Examples of these and of chemical and biochemical abbreviations and nomenclature may be found in Biochem J 1975;145:1-20 or in Br J Pharmacol 1984;81:3-10.