CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Cell Press has been chosen by The American Society of Human Genetics to publish its premier monthly journal from January 2008. The American Journal of Human Genetics (AJHG) is an exciting new venture for Cell Press as its first society-owned journal. The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) and Cell Press anticipate tremendous synergies between AJHG content and that of the 12 Cell Press titles, including Cell, Molecular Cell, Current Biology, and Immunity.
I am very pleased to welcome The American Journal of Human Genetics as a great complement to Cell Presss content and mission, said Lynne Herndon, President and CEO of Cell Press.
For more than 50 years, AJHG has published research and reviews relating to heredity in humans and to the application of genetic principles in medicine, public policy, and molecular and cell biology. With an impact factor of 12.65, the journal is the leading publication in the field of human genetics. We are very excited to begin this new publishing partnership with Cell Press, especially at this time when discoveries in medical and human genetics are poised to make important contributions to human health, said Cynthia Morton, Editor of AJHG.
By partnering with ASHG, Cell Press strengthens its commitment to fostering scientific communication through the publication of exciting original research. Cell Press is recognized for its close relationship with the scientific community and for consistently delivering the worlds leading research across the broad spectrum of life sciences. ASHG will be linked with Cell Press to provide an important high-visibility forum for the publication of rigorously reviewed scientific papers.
As the primary professional membership organization for human geneticists, ASHG connects investigators, health professionals, policy makers, and the general public through its mission to advance the field of human genetics. The journal will maintain its edi
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