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Journal of Clinical Pathology

is a broad scope pathology journal from BMJ and ACP, publishing academic research and practical clinical advice

Impact Factor: 4.467
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JCP offers a mix of cutting-edge academic research and practical clinical advice. As one of the few broad scope pathology journals, it enables the busy pathologist to keep up to date with the latest developments in all disciplines of pathology.

In addition to original research, JCP publishes a wide range of other content types aimed at the trainee or practising pathologist, including review articles on hot topics, best practice articles for clinical investigations, detailed summaries of key genes and molecules in pathogenesis, and multi-disciplinary grand rounds cases.

Selected articles have accredited online learning modules for self-assessment and CME.

JCP is the official journal of the Association of Clinical Pathologists.

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Editor-in-Chief: Professor Vikram Deshpande

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JCP is a Plan S compliant Transformative Journal.

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Journal of Clinical Pathology considers unsolicited submissions of a variety of article types, including original research, short reports and reviews.

Information is also provided on editorial policies and open access.

All manuscripts should be submitted online.

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JCP Turns 75!

Launched in 1947 by the British Medical Association (BMA), the Journal of Clinical Pathology has grown into a highly respected and important resource for pathologists over the last 75 years. To celebrate the journal's anniversary in 2022, we are reflecting on key achievements and highlighting some of the most influential research that the journal has published. Visit the journal's Anniversary page to find a video and infographic celebrating the journal's history, milestones, and most noteworthy papers.


New Editor-in-Chief appointed

We are delighted to announce that Professor Vikram Deshpande has been appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Clinical Pathology.

Professor Deshpande is Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and Pathologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, in the USA. His research has focused on surgical pathology in the areas of gastrointestinal and connective tissue diseases. His contributions to the field of IgG4-related disease have been instrumental in establishing diagnostic criteria, as well as pioneering new treatments for this disease. Professor Deshpande has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, editorials, reviews and book chapters and has been an invited speaker at major national and international pathology meetings.

Professor Deshpande will officially take up his post as Editor-in-Chief on 1st January 2023, succeeding Professor Tahir Pillay.

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Most Read Articles

Original research:

Initial study of anaemia profile for primary care centres with automated laboratory algorithms reduces the demand for ferritin, iron, transferrin, vitamin B12 and folate tests

19 January 2022

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Thyroid autoantibodies

24 December 2022


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Integration of rapid PCR testing as an adjunct to NGS in diagnostic pathology services within the UK: evidence from a case series of non-squamous, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with follow-up
18 January 2022

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