Friday, June 22, 2007

Malaria Journal Ranks Number One in Field of Tropical Medicine

After just five years BioMed Central's Malaria Journal has become the most highly-cited journal in the field of Tropical Medicine according to the recently released 2006 edition of Journal Citation Reports. From BioMed Central's press release:

Malaria Journal, launched by BioMed Central in 2002, is the only scientific journal dedicated exclusively to malaria research. Its 2006 impact factor of 2.75, up from 2.14 in 2005, makes it the number one ranked journal in the field of Tropical Medicine, up from number two in 2005. Malaria Journal also ranked as the fifth most-cited journal in the field of Parasitology for the second year in a row. These impressive rankings recognize the unique contribution made by Malaria Journal to the fast-growing field of Tropical Medicine, and underline the importance of freely available, open access research to practitioners and researchers working in the developing world. . . .MORE

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