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Get to Know JITC's Leadership

JITC is pleased to welcome Michael T. Lotze, MD as the journal's new Editor-in-Chief. He is working with Interim Editor-in-Chief, James L. Gulley, MD, PhD, FACP, throughout 2024 as leadership is transferred. In addition, Sjoerd H. van der Burg, PhD has been promoted to Deputy Editor-in-Chief after a tremendous year of support in an interim capacity in 2023. Read more about this phenomenal group of leaders. 

Get the chance to meet these editors at conferences throughout the year. From Barcelona, Spain to San Diego, CA, our editors will be available to meet with you and learn about your research. Check back for more information on Meet-the-Editor opportunities in 2024. 

JITC Awards

Together with SITC, the journal recognizes key contributors to the journal and field of cancer immunotherapy, both in leadership and in research.

Annual JITC Best Paper Awards celebrate excellence in scientific research and are awarded to researchers demonstrating leadership in the field as well as innovation and high-quality execution and discussion in their manuscripts.

The Pedro J. Romero, MD Service to JITC Award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions and demonstrated outstanding commitment to the journal.

APC Discounts

As a way to thank the SITC members who work tirelessly to advance the science and improve the lives of cancer patients, SITC will provide members with a 35 percent discount on Article Processing Charges (APCs) for all accepted JITC articles submitted in 2024. This discount is applied post-acceptance, at which point a discount code is shared with the corresponding author. 

JITC also offers full waivers for the full APC (100% discount of the APC) where all authors are based in low-income countries (see policy). Requests for waivers must be made prior to submission. 

For additional information regarding these discounts, as well as institutional arrangements and editor/reviewer discounts, view the journal's APC policy. Additional questions may be directed to JITCEditor@sitcancer.org.

Highly Accessed Articles

What is the article Altmetric Attention Score?

Altmetric_Score_donut.pngIndicated below by a circular image near the author listings, the Altmetric Attention Score for research outputs provides an indicator of the amount of attention an article has received. The score is derived from an automated algorithm and represents a weighted count of the amount of attention picked up for a research output. Learn more here.

ScRNA-seq reveals novel immune-suppressive T cells and investigates CMV-TCR-T cells cytotoxicity against GBM

Article has an altmetric score of 385
Xinmiao Long, Zuping Zhang, Yuzhe, Kun Deng, Wei Gao, Meng Huang, Xiangyu Wang, Xiang Lin, Xiaoling She, Yiming Zhao, Minfu Zhang, Cheng Huang, Shiyi Wang, Yinfei Du, Peng Du, Shuai Chen, Qing Liu and Minghua Wu


Tumor-targeted therapy with BRAF-inhibitor recruits activated dendritic cells to promote tumor immunity in melanoma

Article has an altmetric score of 385
Florian Hornsteiner, Janine Vierthaler, Helen Strandt, Antonia Resag, Zhe Fu, Markus Ausserhofer, Christoph H Tripp, Sophie Dieckmann, Markus Kanduth, Kathryn Farrand, Sarah Bregar, Niloofar Nemati, Natascha Hermann-Kleiter, Athanasios Seretis, Sudhir Morla, David Mullins, Francesca Finotello, Zlatko Trajanoski, Guido Wollmann, Franca Ronchese, Marc Schmitz, Ian F Hermans and Patrizia Stoitzner


Placental circulating T cells: a novel, allogeneic CAR-T cell platform with preserved T-cell stemness, more favorable cytokine profile, and durable efficacy compared to adult PBMC-derived CAR-T

Article has an altmetric score of 385
Renske M T ten Ham, Maartje W Rohaan, Inge Jedema, Rob Kessels, Wim Stegeman, Walter Scheepmaker, Bastiaan Nuijen, Cynthia Nijenhuis, Melanie Lindenberg, Troels Holz Borch, Tine Monberg, Marco Donia, Inge Marie Svane, Wim van Harten, John Haanen and Valesca P Retel


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