Process for Identification of and Dealing with Allegations of Research Misconduct

The publisher [Society of Diabetic Nephropathy Prevention (SDNP) (http://www.sdiabeticnephropathy.com)] and the Editor-in-Chief (Prof. Hamid Nasri) of the Journal of Nephropathology will take reasonable steps which comprise technological and personal knowledge available to identify and block the publication of manuscripts where research misconduct has arisen, containing citation manipulation, plagiarism, and data falsification/fabrication among others.
The Journal of Nephropathology follows COPE's guidelines (http://publicationethics.org/resources/guidelines) in dealing with allegations.