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Clinical and Experimental Nephrology (CEN) issues new instructions for submissions of clinical research papers  

To our authors,

Clinical and Experimental Nephrology (CEN) has issued the following new guidelines for submissions of clinical research papers.
1. For clinical research papers (both observational studies and interventional studies), an Institutional Review Board (IRB)/Ethics Committee approval number must be provided. Submission of clinical research papers without an IRB approval number will not be accepted after January 1, 2013.
2. For clinical research papers dealing with interventional studies, it will be necessary to register with a public clinical trial registry, e.g., ClinicalTrials.gov or UMIN, before the clinical trials are initiated. Submission of clinical research papers without a registration number will not be accepted after January 1, 2015.