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Special issue: Targeting cancer evolution in the clinic

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Call for papers: Dissecting the role of immune responses in complex brain disorders

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Reviews, Research Highlights and Commentaries

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

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  1. Authors: Michael Heming, Svea Haessner, Jolien Wolbert, I-Na Lu, Xiaolin Li, Benjamin Brokinkel, Michael Müther, Markus Holling, Walter Stummer, Christian Thomas, Andreas Schulte-Mecklenbeck, Flavia de Faria, Marlon Stoeckius, Stephan Hailfinger, Georg Lenz, Kornelius Kerl…

Focus: The human microbiome in health and disease

Read the latest Research and and Reviews on the human microbiome in health and disease:

Microbiota restoration reduces antibiotic-resistant bacteria gut colonization in patients with recurrent Clostridioides
Langdon, A., Schwartz, D.J., Bulow, C. et al. Genome Med 13, 28 (2021)

Role of the intestinal microbiome and microbial-derived metabolites in immune checkpoint blockade immunotherapy of cancer
Hayase, E., Jenq, R.R. Genome Med 13, 107 (2021)

Strain-level epidemiology of microbial communities and the human microbiome
Yan, Y., Nguyen, L.H., Franzosa, E.A. et al. Genome Med 12, 71 (2020).

Bacteroides vulgatus and Bacteroides dorei predict immune-related adverse events in immune checkpoint blockade treatment of metastatic melanoma
Usyk, M., Pandey, A., Hayes, R.B. et al. Genome Med 13, 160 (2021).

Aims and scope

Genome Medicine publishes important advances of broad interest in the application of genetics, genomics and multi-omics to understand, diagnose and treat disease. The Journal aims to bridge the basic science and clinical research communities in areas that include, but are not limited to: cancer genomics, immuno-oncology, immunogenomics, infectious disease, microbiome, cardiology, neurogenomics, systems medicine, clinical genomics, gene therapies, precision medicine, and clinical trials. The Journal content includes original research, method, software, database and guideline articles as well as reviews, opinions and commentaries. 

Article collections

Special issue
The impact of genomics on precision public health
Guest editors: Muin Khoury and Kathryn Holt

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Translating the microbiome in health and disease
Guest editor: Ramnik Xavier

Special issue
Clinical interpretation of genome variation
Guest editors: Heidi Rehm and Douglas Fowler

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A decade of Genome Medicine

Special issue
Tumor immune microenvironment and immunotherapy
Guest editors: Zlatko Trajanoski and Noel de Miranda

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

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This journal is participating in a pilot of NISO/STM's Working Group on Peer Review Taxonomy, to identify and standardize definitions and terminology in peer review practices in order to make the peer review process for articles and journals more transparent. Further information on the pilot is available here

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  • Identity transparency: Single anonymized
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    C19 Rapid Review initiative

    Genome Medicine has joined the C19 Rapid Review initiative, a cross-publisher collaboration to ensure that COVID-19 research is reviewed and published as quickly and openly as possible. Learn more here

    Submissions from medRxiv 

    Authors are now able to submit manuscripts to Genome Medicine directly from medRxiv without having to re-upload files.

    Portable peer review

    To reduce time spent on serial submissions and iterative reviewing, Genome Medicine offers to consider manuscripts on the basis of reviews received at other journals. We also support transfers of reviews obtained at Genome Medicine to other journals, including those outside of BMC and Springer Nature. Learn more from our peer review policy page.

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    In response to the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic Genome Medicine editors will treat relevant submissions with high priority.

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