Oncotarget is a journal that was founded in 2010. The journal publishes at least two journals weekly. Its chief editors are Andrei V Gudkov and Mikhail Blagosklonny who all doctors and have excellent knowledge in oncology. The two have made essential publications concerning oncology. Oncotarget focuses on matters concerning the field of oncology. It can be accessed by anybody who wants to know more about oncology. The primary goal of the journal is to make crucial scientific information accessible to other scientists and anybody else and also to give useful peer reviews. Since the of the journal was established in 2010, it has made substantial progress such that it SC Imago has ranked it among the best fifty oncology journals.
Every day the journal’s popularity is increasing due to its creative, punctual and insightful distribution of its information. It has continued to grow such that it has established other parts. These sections include immunology, cell biology, pharmacology, cardiology, neuroscience and many other areas. It also publishes journals in the areas of age-related disease, physiology, endocrinology, and immunology. This has been attributed by its goal to promote scientists contribute to the development of science and its desire for people to live without suffering from any disease.In the area of Microbiology and Immunology, it publishes journals in the field of basic and clinical research which include, immune cell development, adaptive and innate immunity, cytokine, gene regulations and many other areas.
In the part of aging, many papers of cellular senescence, pathology in organisms, anti-aging modalities, and disease related to aging such as Alzheimer’s disease, Atherosclerosis have also been published. Each publication is passed through a central platform. Through Oncotarget, scientists can share essential findings of their research quickly compared to other journals. For a journal to be edited and published in Oncotarget, the editors must follow the COPE Best Practice Guidelines and the laid Code of Conduct for both the publishers and editors. For authors, they must describe their findings accurately which is proceeded by soberly discussing the results. Oncotarget not only does it publish papers but it also sponsors relevant bodies. For instances, it is currently sponsoring Gordon Research Conference.