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JITC's distinguished Editorial Board highlights featured content from the journal and beyond.

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Get to Know JITC's Leadership

JITC is pleased to welcome Michael T. Lotze, MD as the journal's Incoming 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 JITC articles submitted and accepted 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.

Scalable generation of functional human iPSC-derived CAR-macrophages that efficiently eradicate CD19-positive leukemia

Article has an altmetric score of 385
Shifaa M. Abdin, Daniela Paasch, Arnold Kloos, Marco Carvalho Oliveira, Mi-Sun Jang, Mania Ackermann, Andriana Stamopoulou, Philipp J Mroch, Christine S Falk, Constantin S von Kaisenberg, Axel Schambach, Michael Heuser, Thomas Moritz, Gesine Hansen, Michael Morgan, and Nico Lachmann


iPSC-derived natural killer cells expressing the FcγR fusion CD64/16A can be armed with antibodies for multitumor antigen targeting

Article has an altmetric score of 385
Kristin M Snyder, Kate J Dixon, Zachary Davis, Martin Hosking, Geoffrey Hart, Melissa Khaw, Anders Matson, Ryan Bjordahl, Bryan Hancock, Soheila Shirinbak, Jeffrey S Miller, Bahram Valamehr, Jianming Wu and Bruce Walcheck


Differential requirements for CD4+ T cells in the efficacy of the anti-PD-1+LAG-3 and anti-PD-1+CTLA-4 combinations in melanoma flank and brain metastasis models

Article has an altmetric score of 385
Manali S Phadke, Jiannong Li, Zhihua Chen, Paulo C Rodriguez, Jessica K Mandula, Lilit Karapetyan, Peter A Forsyth, Y Ann Chen and Keiran S M Smalley


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