Xiyuan Hospital of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences was established on December 19, 1955. It is the first large-scale Chinese medicine hospital established by the Central People's Government after the new China. Xiyuan Hospital is a modern comprehensive Grade III class A Chinese medicine hospital, integrating medical treatment, scientific research, education and health care. It is the first clinical research institute of China Academy of Chinese medical Sciences, the demonstrative national clinical research base of Chinese medicine, the cooperation center of traditional medicine of World Health Organization, the training base for postgraduate education and resident doctors of Chinese medicine, and the national base of clinical Chinese medical research and technological innovation.
The website is: http://www.xyhospital.com
Integrative Medicine in Nephrology and Andrology, a publication of Xiyuan Hospital CACMS, is a peer-reviewed online continuous journal. The journal promotes basic research, clinical practice through education and dissemination of knowledge in the field of nephrology and andrology in the specialties of integrative medicine and the allied interdisciplinary subjects. The Journal encourages to bring together academicians and clinicians to be a part of this initiative by contributing, reviewing and thus promoting scientific works and science. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.journal-imna.com. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.
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IMNA aims to promote both basic research and clinical practice in kidney, urological and male reproductive diseases. The Journal welcomes submissions on integrated Traditional and Western Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Herb Medicine, Ethnographic Medicine, and Modern Medicine in the fields of kidney disease, urologic disease, and male reproductive disease. Multiple article types are welcome including Editorial Comments, Reviews, Original Articles (basic and clinic research), Case Reports, Rapid Communications, and Correspondence. In addition, IMNA will launch Special Issues in rapid response to the newest scientific and clinical developments.