Lost in the citation valley

Journal name:
Nature Biotechnology
Volume:
34,
Pages:
1016–1018
Year published:
DOI:
doi:10.1038/nbt.3691
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Changing the academic reward system to improve translational medicine should start by moving away from a myopic focus on publications.

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  1. Gerard Pasterkamp is in the Laboratory of Experimental Cardiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

  2. Gerard Pasterkamp and Imo Hoefer are in the Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

  3. Berent Prakken is in the Department of Pediatrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

  4. Gerard Pasterkamp, Imo Hoefer and Berent Prakken are at the Eureka Institute for Translational Medicine, Siracusa, Italy.

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