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Current Pediatric Research

General Information and Editorial Board


Abdulrahman Al-Frayh
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine
King Saud University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
e-mail: alfrayh(at)

B. Vishnu Bhat
Department of Pediatrics
Jipmer, Pondicherry, India
e-mail: Vbhat_jipmer(at)

Managing Editor:

M.A. Qayyum
87-Greater Azad Enclave
Street No. 3
Aligarh 202 002, India
e-mail: biomedical44(at)

Editorial Advisory Board

A. Abdullah, Riyadh/ Saudi Arabia
L. Gartner, Lübeck/ Germany
M.A. Malik, Aligarh/ India
G. Sagesse, Piza Italy
C.J.L. Newth, Los Angeles/ USA
K. Pitschieler, Bozen/ Italy
H.S. Sachdev, New Delhi/ India
M. Zach, Graz/ Germany

Associate Editors

H. Banjar, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Sarita Agarwal, Lucknow, India

Published by

Scientific Publishers of India
87 Greater Azad Enclave
Aligarh 202 002, India
e-mail: biomedical44(at)


Current Pediatric Research is an International Research Journal of Pediatrics.and publishes original research work in all major disciplines of Pediatrics. Short review articles on current topics and interesting case reports are also considered for publication.

The journal considers for publication manuscripts prepared in accordance with the Guidelines for the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals (see N Engl J Med 1997; 336: 309–315).

Manuscripts are received with the understanding that they have not been published or are not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Manuscripts are accepted based on the recommendations of the referees. Published papers become the sole property of Current Pediatric Research and will be copyrighted by Current Pediatric Research.

Preparation of Manuscripts

Manuscripts should be sent directly as an e-mail attachment to:

biomedica44(at) or

Manuscripts should consist of the following subdivisions: Title page, Abstract, Introduction, Material and Methods, Results/ Observations, Discussion, Acknowledgements, References, Tables, Figures and Legends. All manuscripts should be written in English and typed double-spaced throughout on one side of A4 paper (206×294 mm) with a wide margin. Number all the pages consecutively beginning with the title page.

The original and two copies of the manuscript along with 3 sets of figures should be sent to any one of the Receiving Editors, or directly to the Managing Editor:

Abdulrahman Al-Frayh
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine
King Saud University
P.O. Box 2925, Riyadh 11461
Saudi Arabia

B. Vishnu Bhat
Department of Pediatrics
Jipmer, Pondicherry

M.A. Qayyum
Managing Editor: Current Pediatric Research
6-B Manzar, Sir Syed Nagar
Aligarh 202 002
India e-mail: Current Pediatric44(at)
e-mail: Current Pediatric44(at)
Mobile: 0091-...

Title Page: The title page should include the complete title of the manuscript, the author(s) name(s), address of the institute where the work was conducted, running title and the name and address of the author to whom the correspondence should be sent; 3-8 key words must be included.


The abstract should not exceed 250 words. It should be written in complete sentences and should give factual information.


Abbreviations of units should conform with those shown below:

Decilitre dl Kilogram kg
Milligram mg hours h
Micrometer mm Minutes min
Molar mol/L Mililitre ml
Percent %    

Other abbreviations and symbols should follow the recommendations on units, symbols and abbreviations: in “A guide for Biological and Medical Editors and Authors (The Royal Society of Medicine London 1977)”.

References. A list of all the references cited in the text should be given at the end of the manuscript. The references should be cited according to the Vancouver agreement. They should be numbered conescutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text. Identify references in the text by Arabic numerals [in square brackets]. Authors must check and ensure the accuracy of all references cited. All authors should be cited. Abbreviations of titles of medical periodicals should conform to those used in the latest edition of Index Medicus. The volume of the periodical should be followed by the page number of each reference cited. Some examples are shown below:

Gendron F-P, Newbold NL, Vivas-Mejia PE, Wang M, Neary JT, Sun GY, Gonzalez FA, Weisman GA. Signal transduction pathways for P2Y2 and P2X7 nucleotide receptors that mediate neuroinflammatory responses in astrocytes and microglial cells. Biomed Res 2003; 14: 47-61.

Personal authors’ book

Carr KE, Toner PG. Cell structure: An introduction to electron microscopy. 3rd Ed Edinburgh Churchill Livingstone 1962.

Edited Book

Dauset J, Columbani J eds. Histocompatability 1972. Copenhagen Muksgaard 1973.

Chapter in a book

Fenichel GM. Hemipelgia: In: Clinical Neurology. 2nd ed W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia 1993; pp 246-260.


Do not submit tables as photographs or scanned documents. Number tables consecutively in the order of their first citation in the text and supply a brief title for each. The tables should be typed on separate sheets. Place explanatory details as footnotes. Give each column a short or abbreviated heading.


All figures should be listed together. Figures should not exceed 16.5×22.0 cm. and should be numbered. Each figure should have on its back the first-named author, figure number and an arrow indicating the top side of the figure. For the reproduction of illustrations, only good quality drawings and original photographs can be accepted. When possible, group several illustrations on one page for reproduction. Photomicrographs should have internal scale markers. Symbols, arrows, or letters used in the photomicro- graphs should contrast with the background. Electronically submitted b/w half-tone and color illustrations must have a final resolution of 300 dpi after scaling, and 800-1200 dpi for line drawings.

Page charge

Each printed page (A4) will be charged to authors at US$50.00 (Rupees, 1000.00 per printed page, will be charged from institutions of SAARC countries).

Galley proofs

Unless indicated otherwise, galley proofs will be sent to the first-named author and should be returned within 48 hours of receipt.


Fifteen reprints will be supplied free of charge. Additional reprints may be ordered on the approved forms. Reprint Order Form and Price List will be sent with the galley proofs.


Generally, submitted manuscripts are sent to two experienced referees from our panel. The contributor’s may submit names of three qualified reviewers who have had experience in the subject of the submitted manuscript, but are not associated with the same institution(s) as the contributors nor have published manuscripts with the contributors in the past 10 years.

Journal article

Call for Papers

Authors are invited to contribute their manuscripts to Biomedical Research for prompt publication.

Manuscripts are published after proper peer reviewing.

For further details contact:

Managing Edior:
Current Pediatric Research
87-Greater Azad Enclave
Street No. 3
Aligarh 202 002

e-mail: biomedical44(at)

Mobile: 0091-9358255814

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