Aims & Scope

Nature Medicine publishes research that addresses the needs and goals of contemporary medicine. Original research ranges from new concepts in human biology and disease pathogenesis to robust preclinical bases for new therapeutic modalities and drug development to all phases of clinical work, as well as innovative technologies aimed at improving human health.

Current areas of interest also include, but are not limited to:

  • Gene and cell therapies
  • Clinical genomics
  • Regenerative medicine
  • High-definition medicine
  • Effects of the environment in human health
  • Artificial intelligence in health care
  • Smart wearable devices
  • Early disease diagnosis
  • Microbiome
  • Aging

Nature Medicine also publishes Reviews, Perspectives and other content commissioned from leading scientists in their fields to provide expert and contextualized views of the latest research driving the progress of medicine. The Magazine section is editorially independent and provides topical and timely reporting of upcoming trends affecting medicine, researchers and the general audience.