CTSI now offers manuscript services through the Grants Submission Unit (GSU). The following support services are available:
Manuscript services are provided free of charge for initial consultation and basic content review, but charges may be incurred for extensive editing, multiple revisions and/or complex graphics needs. Investigators will be required to cite the CTSI grant and notify the CTSI, should their work be published.
For statistics support on manuscripts, please contact CTSI’s Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Program (BERD).
Journal graphics | Trends in Food Science & Technology (October 2020), "Bridging the Gap between the Science of Cultured Meat and Public Perceptions" (Figures: 1,3,4)
Journal cover | Cancer Cell: Volume 36, Issue 1 (July 8, 2019), "Pan-cancer Convergence to a Small-Cell Neuroendocrine Phenotype that Shares Susceptibilities with Hematological Malignancies"
Journal cover | Cancer Cell: Volume 33, Issue 5 (May 14, 2018), "Multi-stage Differentiation Defines Melanoma Subtypes with Differential Vulnerability to Drug-Induced Iron-Dependent Oxidative Stress"
Graph example | Duration of Nocturnal High Pressure for Patients with Nocturia
Logo example | Mock-ups for Myogene Bio, Dr. Courtney Young
GSU graphics support may include any of the services listed below. Basic graphic support using existing mock-ups provided by the author may be offered free of charge, including one round of edits and one round of feedback from the author(s). More detailed graphic design, creation of new graphics, and/or additional hours required on complex graphics may incur fees.
An initial consultation with the GSU graphic designer will help determine the extent of support needed and the anticipated number of hours to complete the project. Please contact us at email@example.com to schedule a consultation.
Prior to scheduling a meeting, authors should determine the number and type of graphics needed (tables, org charts, images, etc.) for the project, and should provide any preliminary/rough graphics to the graphic designer.
Storage and transfer of images
*Additional charges will apply.
Manuscript support | Hormone and Metabolic Research (Oct 22, 2020), "High Prevalence of Adrenal Remnant Tissue in Patients Undergoing Bilateral Adrenalectomy for Cushing's Disease." Julian B Wilson, Mohan Zopey, Jaimie Augustine, Randolph Schaffer, Manfred Chiang, Theodore C Friedman.
Manuscript support | PLoS ONE (Nov 24, 2020), "The uterine pathological features associated with sentinel lymph node metastasis in endometrial carcinomas." Yuna Kang, Teresa H. Kim, David W. Gjertson, Joshua G. Cohen, Sanaz Memarzadeh, Neda A. Moatamed.
GSU editorial support may include any of the services listed below. Basic manuscript reviews may be offered free of charge, including one round of edits and one round of feedback from the author. More detailed reviews, additional rounds of edits, and/or additional hours required for complex manuscripts may incur fees.
An initial consultation with a GSU editor will help determine the extent of support needed and the anticipated number of hours to complete the project. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a consultation.
Once the level of service is determined, the editor will provide agreed-upon services as described below, and communicate editorial changes and suggestions via track changes and comments on the original Word file.
Language and grammar
Content, meaning, and terminology
Editing of references and citations
Manuscript organization, flow, and logic*
Formatting for target journal*
*Additional charges will apply.