Authors’ Guidelines for Abstract

  • Accepted abstracts will be published in the Malaysian Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences (MJMHS, a Scopus-indexed journal).

  • Authors of selected abstracts will be invited to submit full papers to MJMHS (submission fee waived) or a special issue in Pharmacological Research (IF 7.658).

  • Awards for oral and poster presentations await! The awardee will be offered the prize of a free publication in any PeerJ journal e.g., PeerJ Life & Environment, which has an IF of 2.98. However, the prize does not guarantee the publication of any submission. All submissions will be rigorously peer-reviewed according to PeerJ’s standards.


  • The abstract must be written in British English language and an informative synopsis/ summary of the research work.

  • Font type: Arial

  • Size of the font:
       • Title: 14.0 point
       • Authors’ list: 12.0 point
      • Affiliations: 10.5 point
      • Corresponding author’s email: 10.5 point
      • The main text of abstract: 12.0 point
      • Keywords: 12.0 point

  • Single-line spacing and aligned left except for the body of the abstract, which is justified alignment. Margins for left, right, top and bottom should be 2.54 cm (1 inch).

  • All abstracts should follow the structured format; with the subheadings of Introduction, Methods, Results and Conclusion. Bold the subheadings.

  • The word count should not exceed 300 words.

  • The full term for which an abbreviation or acronym stands should precede its first use unless it is a standard use or unit of measurement.

  • Do not include references in the abstract.

  • Provide a maximum of 5 keywords that will assist in the cross-indexing of the article.

  • Kindly refer to the template and sample of abstract