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This article is part of the series Reviewer acknowledgements 2013.

Open Access Reviewer acknowledgement

Annual acknowledgement of reviewers

Timothy R Sands

Author Affiliations

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BMC Medical Genetics 2014, 15:20  doi:10.1186/1471-2350-15-20


The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2350/15/20


Received:16 January 2014
Accepted:16 January 2014
Published:30 January 2014

© 2014 Sands; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.

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Contributing reviewers

The editors of BMC Medical Genetics would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 14 (2013).

Reviewer acknowledgement

Amir Abbasi

Pakistan

Jose Abdenur

USA

John Achermann

UK

Margaret Adam

USA

Ilir Agalliu

USA

Arvind Ahuja

India

Masashi Akiyama

Japan

Ahmed Al Saleh

Saudi Arabia

Fowzan Alkuraya

Saudi Arabia

Valerie Allamand

France

Seth Alper

USA

Gregor Andelfinger

Canada

Miguel Andrade-Navarro

Germany

Ivan Angulo

Brazil

Muhammad Ansar

Pakistan

Anthony Antonellis

USA

Paolo Aretini

Italy

Tadao Arinami

Japan

Rector Arya

USA

Stella Aslibekyan

USA

Halil Ibrahim Atasoy

Turkey

Michaela Auer-Grumbach

Austria

Mona Awadalla

Australia

Hideo Baba

Japan

Elena Bacchelli

Italy

Claudia Bagni

Belgium

Pantelis Bagos

Greece

Ana Bakija-Konsuo

Croatia

Sanjay Kumar Banerjee

India

Vladislav Baranov

Russia

Cynthia Bartels

USA

Jasmin Bartl

Switzerland

Daniel Batlle

USA

Tara Beattie

Canada

Britt Maria Beckmann

Germany

Alessandro Beghini

Italy

Elijah Behr

UK

Tawfeg Ben-Omran

Qatar

Conceicao Bettencourt

UK

Eric Beyer

USA

Amarjit Bhanwer

India

Harald Binder

Germany

Kelly Birdwell

USA

Ralf Birkenhäger

Germany

Peyman Björklund

Sweden

Nevado Blanco

Spain

Luigi Boccuto

USA

Jolanda Boer

Netherlands

Carsten Böger

Germany

Anna Rita Bonfigli

Italy

Nabila Bouatia-Naji

France

Anna Boyajyan

Armenia

Bernard Brais

Canada

Francesco Brancati

Italy

Raja Brauner

France

Jerome Brody

USA

Lesley Bruce

UK

Nicola Brunetti-Pierri

Italy

David Bunyan

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Adam Butterworth

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Federico Canzian

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Italy

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