こんにちは。甲状腺(橋本病,バセドウ病,甲状腺エコー等)・動脈硬化・内分泌代謝・糖尿病 専門の長崎クリニック(大阪)院長 長崎俊樹です。甲状腺専門医として甲状腺機能低下症,橋本病,甲状腺機能亢進症,バセドウ病,内分泌などのホットな話題をお届けします。
初めてですが、自己免疫病の雑誌(Autoimmune Diseases)から、the Lead Guest Editorの御招待が届きました。当然、私は甲状腺の自己免疫疾患である橋本病/バセドウ病の専門医でありますが、甲状腺以外の自己免疫疾患に詳しくありません。私より免疫学（immunology）の専門家の方が適任と思います。でも、よほどなり手がないんでしょうかね？全く。
Dear Dr. Nagasaki,
We are planning to publish a number of Special Issues in Autoimmune Diseases http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ad/, and I am writing to invite you to be the Lead Guest Editor for a Special Issue on a topic of your choice. The topic of the Special Issue must be of high current interest, broad enough to attract a reasonable number of submissions, but at the same time narrow enough to keep a strong focus for the Special Issue.
Autoimmune Diseases is published using an open access publication model, meaning that all interested readers are able to freely access the journal online at http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ad/contents/ without the need for a subscription. All published articles will be made available on PubMed Central and indexed in PubMed at the time of publication.
As the Lead Guest Editor, you would be responsible for inviting 2-4 Guest Editors. They should be as geographically dispersed as possible. Together with the other Guest Editors, you would need to write a one-page Call for Papers and an editorial to be published as an opening to the Special Issue. You would also need to assign the incoming submitted manuscripts to yourself or the Guest Editors so they can send them for peer-review. Special Issues are made freely available online to all interested readers leading to the maximum possible dissemination and recognition within the scientific community. Our staff will provide you with as much administrative and editorial assistance as possible to make sure that the whole process is as seamless and rewarding as possible.
I will be happy to provide more details if you are interested in being the Lead Guest Editor for one of our upcoming Special Issues in Autoimmune Diseases.
I look forward to hearing from you.
本日は自己免疫病の雑誌(Autoimmune Diseases)から、the Lead Guest Editorの御招待の話でした。
文責：長崎クリニック(大阪)院長 日本甲状腺学会認定専門医 長崎俊樹