Instructions for authors
Genome Medicine publishes peer-reviewed research articles, new methods and software tools in all areas of medicine studied from a post-genomic perspective. The journal also provides review and comment on the latest advances in translational genomics and personalized medicine, and their implications for the clinical and ethical management of human health and disease.
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 highlight, Comment, Correspondence, Letter to the editor, Meeting report, Musings, Opinion, Q&A and Review 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:
- Research highlights
- Case reports
- Letters to the editor
- Meeting reports
- Open debates
We use plagiarism detection
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 for research articles rests with the authors. For more information on copyright of research articles, see our publisher's copyright and license policy. Copyright of all other articles rests with the publisher, BioMed Central.