Journal of Clinical Investigation

The Journal of Clinical Investigation is a monthly open access biomedical scientific journal, with a 2010 impact factor of 14.152. It was established in 1924. The editorial board is unusual in that its members are located chiefly at a single academic medical center and are predominantly members of the American Society for Clinical Investigation. Its leadership changes every five years: As of March 2007, it is located at the University of Pennsylvania and the current editor-in-chief is Laurence A. Turka (Harvard University). From March 2002 to March 2007, the board was located at Columbia University, with Andrew Marks as editor-in-chief.

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An autoimmune response may contribute to hypertension

High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart attack, stroke, chronic heart failure, and kidney disease. Inflammation is thought to promote the development of high blood pressure, though it is not clear what triggers ...

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Mesothelial cells promote ovarian cancer metastasis

Less than half of the women diagnosed with ovarian cancer will survive beyond 5 years. Ovarian cancer readily spreads to abdominal organs, which are covered by a layer of cells called the mesothelium. Ovarian cancer cells ...

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