Journal Information

Nature Medicine is a monthly journal publishing original peer-reviewed research in all areas of medicine on the basis of its originality, timeliness, interdisciplinary interest and impact on improving human health. Nature Medicine also publishes commissioned content, including News, Reviews and Perspectives, aimed at contextualizing the latest advances in translational and clinical research to reach a wide audience of M.D. and Ph.D. readers. All editorial decisions are made by a team of full-time professional editors.

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Content Types

Clinical Research Guidelines

About the Editors



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Journal abbreviation

The correct abbreviation for abstracting and indexing purposes is Nat. Med.


Our international standard serial number (ISSN) is 1078-8956. Our electronic international standard serial number (EISSN) is 1546-170X.

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