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Clinical interpretation of genome variation

Call for papers for our Fall 2019 special issue, guest-edited by Heidi Rehm and Douglas Fowler. Submission deadline: June 1 2019.

A Decade of Genome Medicine

2019 is the 10th anniversary of Genome Medicine! This collection revisits some of our favorite articles 

Multi-omics of peritoneal mesothelioma

The study identifies BAP1 haploinsufficiency as a potential biomarker for PeM immunotherapy 

Profiling human kidney organoids

Single-cell analyses reveal fidelity to human kidney development, providing further support for organoid models

From genome integrity to cancer

Our latest special issue - guest-edited by Serena Nik-Zainal

Reviews, Research Highlights and Commentaries

Read authoritative Reviews, Opinions and other content commissioned by the Genome Medicine Editors from leading researchers:


Research Highlights

Commentaries (including Editorials, Comments, Opinions, Q&As and Meeting reports)


  1. Content type: Research


    Authors: Francesco Vetrini, Shane McKee, Jill A. Rosenfeld, Mohnish Suri, Andrea M. Lewis, Kimberly Margaret Nugent, Elizabeth Roeder, Rebecca O. Littlejohn, Sue Holder, Wenmiao Zhu, Joseph T. Alaimo, Brett Graham, Jill M. Harris, James B. Gibson, Matthew Pastore, Kim L. McBride…

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Focus: Cancer

Read the latest reviews covering advances in cancer biology and treatment across BMC flagship journals.

Second-line treatment for advanced NSCLC without actionable mutations: is immunotherapy the ‘panacea’ for all patients?
Alessandro Morabito
Published in BMC Medicine on: 16 February 2018

Nothing in cancer makes sense except…
Mel Greaves
Published in BMC Biology on: 21 February 2018

Strategies for monitoring and combating resistance to combination kinase inhibitors for cancer therapy
Leanne G. Ahronian and Ryan B. Corcoran
Published in Genome Medicine on: 21 April 2017

Timing somatic events in the evolution of cancer
Clemency Jolly and Peter Van Loo
Published in Genome Biology on: 24 July 2018

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Genome Medicine publishes research and reviews that describe important advances in the application of genetics, genomics and multi-omics to understand, diagnose and treat disease. Areas covered include, but are not limited to: precision medicine, novel methods and software, cancer genomics, disease genomics and epigenomics, immunogenomics, infectious disease, microbiome and systems medicine.

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From genome integrity to cancer
Guest editor: Serena Nik-Zainal

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Genomics of infection and immunity
Guest editors: Bali Pulendran and Mark Davis

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Disease Neurogenomics
Guest editors: Joseph Buxbaum and Catalina Betancur

Highlights from infectious disease genomics​​​​​​​

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