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Lost in the citation valley

Changing the academic reward system to improve translational medicine should start by moving away from a myopic focus on publications.

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Figure 1: Citation and impact valley in translational medicine.


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Pasterkamp, G., Hoefer, I. & Prakken, B. Lost in the citation valley. Nat Biotechnol 34, 1016–1018 (2016).

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