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.

Publisher
American Association for the Advancement of Science AAAS
Country
United States
History
2009-present
Impact factor
3.511 (2010)

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Cancer

Pushing MYC inhibition closer to the clinic

Cutting-edge sequencing technology has revolutionized cancer diagnosis and since identified several so-called cancer driver genomic aberrations. This has led to the development of an extensive and powerful arsenal of anti-cancer ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Engineers aim to pioneer tissue-engineering approach to TMJ disorders

Here's something to chew on: One in four people are impacted by defects of the temporomandibular—or jaw—joint. Despite the pervasiveness of this affliction, treatments are lacking, and many sufferers resort to palliative ...

Medical research

A possible cure for river blindness and elephantiasis

An international team of researchers has found what might be a cure for river blindness and elephantiasis. In their paper published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, the group describes their search for a drug ...

Medications

'Inactive' ingredients may not be, study finds

Most pills and capsules, whether over-the-counter or prescription, include components other than the actual drug. These compounds, known as "inactive ingredients," help to stabilize the drug or aid in its absorption, and ...

Inflammatory disorders

Potential new therapy for Crohn's, colitis identified

People with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) live with frequent, miserable episodes of abdominal pain, diarrhea and in severe cases, rectal bleeding. Standard treatments are aimed at directly suppressing inflammation, but ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New treatment in the works for disfiguring skin disease, vitiligo

In many parts of the world there is great shame and stigma tied to vitiligo, an autoimmune disease of the skin that causes disfiguring white spots, which can appear anywhere on the body. In some societies, individuals with ...

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