Journal of Clinical and Pathological Research (CN 43-1521/R, ISSN 2095-6959) is a national, peer review journal published monthly by Central South University Press, sponsored by Central South University and openly distributed worldwide. The current name was used from January 2014, with being previously named as Pathology and Clinical Medicine and Foreign Medical Sciences Section of Pathophysiology and Clinical Medicine. Aiming at introducing the cutting-edge findings and practical up-to-date information on medicine internationally, it publishes original articles featuring clinical and pathological studies, focusing on the combination of basic investigation and clinical practice, paying attention to the guidance and practicality of laboratory findings to clinical settings. The goal is to serve the medical workers, especially the clinical ones. Manuscript category includes original article, commentary, featured column, case analysis, review et al.
Journal of Clinical and Pathological Research is indexed in Statistical Source Journal of Chinese Scientific (Chinese Scientific Core Journal), Chemical Abstracts (CA), China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), et al. It was entitled as "Special Scientific Journal of Chinese University" in 2008 and "Outstanding Scientific Journal of Chinese University" in 2010, 2012 by the Science and Technology Division, Ministry of Education.