Science Translational Medicine

Science Translational Medicine is an interdisciplinary medical journal established in October 2009 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. It covers basic, translational, and clinical research on human diseases. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2010 impact factor of 3.511.

American Association for the Advancement of Science AAAS
United States
Impact factor
3.511 (2010)
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Batten disease may benefit from gene therapy

In a study of dogs, scientists showed that a new way to deliver replacement genes may be effective at slowing the development of childhood Batten disease, a rare and fatal neurological disorder. The key may be to inject viruses ...

Nov 11, 2015
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A way to target the Achilles heel of neuroblastoma

Australian scientists have identified a critical molecular 'feedback loop' that helps initiate and drive neuroblastoma, a cancer of the nervous system in children that is triggered in embryonal nerve cells.

Nov 04, 2015
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Nanotechnology could spur new heart treatment

A new nanoparticle developed by University of Michigan researchers could be the key to a targeted therapy for cardiac arrhythmia, a condition that causes the heart to beat erratically and can lead to heart attack and stroke.

Oct 29, 2015
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