Dates: Workshop 1 – 19 & 21 August 2019;
Workshop 2 – 2 & 4 September 2019

Venue: Computer Lab, Level 8, Tahir Foundation Building (MD1), NUS, 12 Science Drive 2, Singapore 117549

Dates: Workshop 1 – 11  & 12 July 2019;
Workshop 2 – 15 & 16 July 2019

Venue: Computer Lab, Level 8, Tahir Foundation Building (MD1), NUS, 12 Science Drive 2, Singapore 117549

Medical % Scientific Communication

Journal Highlight

Journal Introduction (July 2019)

Digital Medicine

Digital Medicine is a new journal published by Springer Nature in partnership with the Scripps Research Translational Institute. It is an online open-access journal dedicated to publishing high quality peer-reviewed research in all aspects of digital medicine including the clinical implementation of digital and mobile technologies, virtual healthcare, data analytic methodologies and more…

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Journal Introduction (June 2019)

Science Translational Medicine

Science Translational Medicine is a weekly journal devoted to research and issues of strong interest to the translational medicine community. Translational medicine topics suitable for submission include any original research findings, discussions or analyses that move the field closer to the goal of improving human health, or the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Interdisciplinary approaches are particularly encouraged, for example, studies at the interface of engineering and diagnostics, chemistry and drug development, or cell biology and clinical medicine. We accept original research, as well as Reviews, Perspectives and Commentaries.

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What your colleagues have published in Science Translational Medicine

Rashid MBMA, Toh TB, Hooi L, Silva A, Zhang Y, Tan PF, Teh AL, Karnani N, Jha S, Ho CM, Chng WJ, Ho D, Chow EK. Optimizing drug combinations against multiple myeloma using a quadratic phenotypic optimization platform (QPOP). Science Translational Medicine 2018 Aug 8;10(453).

Jeyasekharan AD. PARP inhibitors need an extra STING for therapeutic efficacy. Science Translational Medicine 2019;11:eaax9557.

Ng AWT, Poon SL, Huang MN, Lim JQ, Boot A, Yu W, Suzuki Y, Thangaraju S, Ng CCY, Tan P, Pang ST, Huang HY, Yu MC, Lee PH, Hsieh SY, Chang AY, Teh BT, Rozen SG. Aristolochic acids and their derivatives are widely implicated in liver cancers in Taiwan and throughout Asia. Science Translational Medicine 2017 Oct 18;9(412).

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Past Journal Introductions


Gastroenterology is the most prominent journal in the field of gastrointestinal disease. It delivers up-to-date and authoritative coverage of both basic and clinical gastroenterology. Regular features include articles by leading authorities and reports on the latest treatments for diseases. Original research is organized by clinical and basic-translational content, as well as by alimentary tract, liver, pancreas, and biliary content. It also bridges the gap between basic and clinical science by publishing comprehensive reviews and perspectives on important topics such as pancreatitis and liver disease.With an impact factor of 20.773, the journal ranks 1st of 80 in the Gastroenterology and Hepatology category in the 2017 Journal Citation Reports®, published by Thomson Reuters.

Its current Editor-in-Chief is Nicholas O. Davidson.


New Journal or Special Issue

BMJ Open Science

BMJ Open Science is a journal applying open science principles to preclinical and basic research related to medicine. The scope is broad and covers the whole spectrum of preclinical and translational biomedical research, from study protocols through to original research articles, data descriptor articles and systematic reviews.

Source: Journal’s website


BME Frontiers

Biomedical Engineering (BME) Frontiers is a Science Partner Journal distributed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in collaboration with the Suzhou Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (SIBET CAS).

Source: Journal's Website


Future Travel Medicine 

Special Issue:  new vaccines, vaccination schedules and travel health medications

Deadline for submission: October 2019

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The Child Traveller

Special Issue: Pediatric travel medicine.

Deadline for submission: August 2019

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