Press Releases

The US National Library of Medicine, part of the National Institutes of Health, has announced dbGaP, a database designed to archive and distribute data from genome wide association studies.

APASL has picked Springer as the publisher of its new journal, Hepatology International. Springer will begin publishing the journal in March 2007. It is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal.

Three new country modules — India, Israel and Turkey — are now available in IDRAC, the global pharmaceutical regulatory intelligence database from Thomson Scientific.

Medical Acupuncture, a peer-reviewed journal written is now published by Mary Ann Liebert. The journal is said to present authoritative, evidence-based clinical papers, case reports, and research findings.

BioMed Central has launched an open-access journal focusing on the emerging subject of systems biology.

Karger Publishers has announced its open-access option for authors, Author’s Choice. This new option will enable authors to choose how their articles are distributed.

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) has launched two new freely-available information resources. The Functional Glycomics Gateway is a collaboration between the Consortium for Functional Glycomics and NPG.

A partnership between Thomson Scientific and Australia’s University of Melbourne has resulted in the launch of Journal Use Reports, a new research assessment and collections management tool.

SAGE Publications will begin publishing the journal Reproductive Sciences on behalf of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation (SGI), formerly known as the Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation.

Talis and Medialab Solutions, creator of the AquaBrowser application, have announced a platform partnership agreement, allowing Medialab to take advantage of the Talis’s open software platform’s APIs.