Dr. Irwin Goldstein, Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Sexual Medicine and a leading expert in the field, said "the (editorial) board is primed for the task of making this the major journal for the study of sexual medicine, representing basic science research and the clinical applications of evaluation and treatment of sexual health issues." Dr. Goldstein, his editorial team, and the entire editorial board formerly managed the International Journal of Impotence Research, but resigned when ISSIR and its regional affiliate societies had differences with the journal's publisher.
"We will continue the fine publication of quality scientific research started by Drs. William Furlow and Gorm Wagner in 1989," said Dr. Jacques Buvat, President of ISSIR. The society has selected Blackwell Publishing as its partner in the launch and management of The Journal of Sexual Medicine. "Blackwell provides superior publishing capabilities and is better suited to ensure our success as a top-ranked journal in sexual medicine," noted Dr. Buvat.
Blackwell Publishing President, Gordon Tibbitts said, "The partnership between ISSIR and Blackwell will further the society's goal of publishing the principal journal in sexual medicine.
Our objectives look to enhance the delivery of scientific research for The Journal of Sexual Medicine, increase the
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