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Top biomedical researchers form Editorial Directorate for open-access publishing venture

Some of the world's leading biological and medical scientists have joined the Editorial Directorate of BioMed Central, a new publishing house that will give free on-line access to biomedical research. BioMed Central will allow researchers around the world to access peer-reviewed research articles free-of-charge, and without the traditional barriers to access imposed by conventional publishers. The BioMed Central Directorate includes:

PROFESSOR ELIZABETH H. BLACKBURN
Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of California, San Francisco (USA)

DR STEVEN E. HYMAN
Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (USA)

PROFESSOR MARC W. KIRSCHNER
Head of the Department of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School. (USA)

PROFESSOR PHILIPPE KOURILSKY
Professor of the Collège de France and Director General of the Pasteur Institute (France)

PROFESSOR JOSEPH BOYD MARTIN
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (USA)

DR DAVID G. NATHAN
President of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (USA)

DR PAUL NURSE
Director-General of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund (UK).

DR HAROLD E. VARMUS
President of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (USA)

PROFESSOR SIR DAVID WEATHERALL
Regius Professor of Medicine at the University of Oxford (UK)

PROFESSOR MITSUHIRO YANAGIDA
Professor of Kyoto University, Graduate School of Biostudies (Japan)

"BioMed Central will be the most significant development for disseminating the results of biomedical research in our lifetime", says Dr Paul Nurse.

"BioMed Central and other on-line initiatives will serve to make science more democratic, and more efficient, and in so doing will speed scientific progress," says Dr Steven Hyman. "In the long run, I think that journals that are not freely available in electronic formats will be read less and less".

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Contact: Andrew McLaughlin
andrew@biomedcentral.com
44-20-7323-0323
BioMed Central
21-May-2000


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