Each Primer provides a global overview of the field and outlines key open research questions. Primers have a modular structure, covering epidemiology; disease mechanisms; diagnosis, screening and prevention; management; and quality of life. Authored by an international panel of academic scientists, translational researchers and clinicians, new Primers are published every week. Our formatting guideline has specific notes for authors.
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The following syntax can be used to cite a Primer:
- Author, A. B. et al. Title of article. Nat. Rev. Dis. Primers Vol, Article number (20XX). http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrdp...
whereby volume 1 equates to 2015, volume 2 equates to 2016 and so forth.
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