About TUMJ

ISSN: 1683-1764
eISSN: 1735-7322 

The publication of the first issue of this journal dates back to 1945 as the first scientific journal in Iran. Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) is the oldest and the main university of the country. Our journal is one of the TUMS publications releasing monthly; written in Persian language with English language abstracts and references. The main scope of this open access journal is basic and clinical medical studies from Iranian and international authors. Editorial Boards of TUMJ are specialists in all fields of basic and clinical medical sciences from all over the world. Nevertheless our target audience includes the entire medical personnel worldwide depending upon their access to the journal and the feasibility for us to place it at their disposal. This is a peer review journal and received articles in our office are approximately 50 per month and about 70% of this number would be rejected.

 Character of the publications Scientific disciplines:Biology

  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Epidemiology
  • Genetics (Population genetics, Genomics, Proteomics)
  • Histology
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Physical therapy
  • Physiology
  • Taxonomy
  • Toxicology
  • Virology


  • Biochemistry

Cognitive sciences

  • Cognitive psychology


  • Environmental chemistry
  • Environmental science


  • Aerospace medicine
  • Allergology
  • Anatomy and morphology
  • Andrology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Anthropology
  • Audiology
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biochemistry, Analytical
  • Biochemistry, Clinical
  • Biology
  • Biology, Molecular
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Cytology
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Diabetology
  • Diagnostics, laboratory
  • Endocrinology and metabolic
  • Environmental health
  • Epidemiology
  • Family Medicine
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Genetics
  • Geriatrics
  • Hematology
  • Histology and Embryology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medical Informatics
  • Medicine, General and Internal
  • Microbiology and Virology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Oncology
  • Ophtalmology
  • Orthopedics and Traumatology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics and Neonatology
  • Pharmacology and Pharmacy
  • Physiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Rheumatology
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Sexuology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Statistics
  • Surgery
  • Transplantology
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Urology

Year of first publication: 1945
Year of IC registration: 2007
Abbreviation: "Tehran Univ Med J"
Article Processing Charges (APCs): Free 
Article Submission Charges: Free

TUMJ is indexed/abstracted in:

Scopus, EMBASE, EBSCO, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA), CAB Abstracts (CABI), Chemical Abstract Service (CAS), DOAJ, Psych Info, ULRICH΄S, IMEMR, EMR Beta, SID, Magiran and Iran Medex

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

All journal papers are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, which permits any non-commercial use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source.

Copyright Notice

Authors have copyright but license exclusive rights in their article to the publisher *.

Authors have the right to:
  • Share their article according to the "Personal Use rights" ** so long as it contains the end user license and the DOI link to the version of record in this journal.
  • Retain intellectual property rights (including research data).
  • Proper attribution and credit for the published work.
* This includes the right to make and authorize commercial use.

** Personal use rights

Authors can use their articles, in full or in part, for scholarly, non-commercial purposes such as:
  • Use by an author in the author’s classroom teaching (including distribution of copies, paper or electronic)
  • Distribution of copies (including through e-mail) to known research colleagues for their personal use (but not for Commercial Use)
  • Inclusion in a thesis or dissertation (provided that this is not to be published commercially)
  • Use in a subsequent compilation of the author’s works
  • Extending the Article to book-length form
  • Preparation of other derivative works (but not for Commercial Use)
  • Otherwise using or re-using portions or excerpts in other works

Article Processing Charges (APC)

As Tehran University of Medical Sciences is supporting most of the publishing costs of
Tehran University Medical Journal, article processing charge and any other publication fees in the journal are free for authors.


Tehran University Medical Journal is published as an open access electronic journal, so there is no subscription fee for audiences.


Tehran University Medical Journal accepts NO advertisements in the journal website and articles.


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