Nature Reviews Drug Discovery

Nature Reviews Drug Discovery is a review journal with an emphasis on drug discovery and development. With an impact factor of 28.712 in 2010 it is the leading journal in pharmacology/pharmacy and biotechnology/applied microbiology areas. The reviews are commissioned to leaders in the their specialties (non-commissioned review submissions are discouraged), but are also peer-reviewed after submission. The reviews are supplemented with glossary explanations for non-specialist readers and illustrated with figures drawn by Nature's in-house art editors. Besides reviews, the journal accepts peer-reviewed analysis articles based on existing datasets (e.g. metaanalysis), progress articles that focus on outstanding issues, and perspective articles—typically opinions or historical pieces.

Publisher
Nature Publishing Group
Country
international
Website
http://www.nature.com/nrd/index.html
Impact factor
29.008 (2011)

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Medical research

Defeating pathological autoimmunity with kinase inhibition

Autoinflammatory syndromes are often the result of genetic mutations that ultimately compromise neutrophils, macrophages and other cells of the innate immune system. Rather than showering sufferers with broad immunosuppressives, ...

Medical research

Drug screens and CRISPR combine to help make better cancer drugs

A new study has created the most comprehensive analysis for understanding how cancer drugs work at a molecular level. Scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, EMBL's European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) and AstraZeneca ...

Medications

Scientists suggest new solution to the rare-disease problem

Thousands of rare diseases cumulatively affect millions of people across the globe, yet because each case is so rare doctors struggle to accurately diagnose and effectively treat individual patients. Every time a patient ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Potential Alzheimer's drug prevents abnormal blood clots in the brain

Without a steady supply of blood, neurons can't work. That's why one of the culprits behind Alzheimer's disease is believed to be the persistent blood clots that often form in the brains of Alzheimer's patients, contributing ...

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