Instructions for authors
Genome Medicine publishes peer-reviewed research articles, new methods, software tools, reviews and comment articles in all areas of medicine studied from a post-genomic perspective. Areas covered include, but are not limited to, disease genomics (including genome-wide association studies and sequencing-based studies), disease epigenomics, pathogen and microbiome genomics, immunogenomics, translational genomics, pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine, proteomics and metabolomics in medicine, systems medicine, and ethical, legal and social issues.
Each article type published by Genome Medicine follows a specific format, as detailed in the corresponding instructions for authors; please choose an article type from the list on the left to view the instructions for authors.
Please note that Research highlights, Comments, Editorials, Meeting reports, Opinions, Q and As and Reviews are usually commissioned, but suggestions for these article types are welcome.
The instructions for authors includes information about preparing a manuscript for submission to Genome Medicine, criteria for publication and the online submission process. Other relevant information about the journal's policies, the refereeing process and so on can be found in 'About this journal'.
If you wish to make a presubmission enquiry about the suitability of your manuscript, please email the editors who will respond to your enquiry as soon as possible.
Genome Medicine publishes the following article types:
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This journal is a member of, and subscribes to the principles of, the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
Authors and referees are asked to declare any competing interests.Copyright rests with the authors. For more information on copyright of articles, see our publisher's copyright and license policy.