Section Editors

  • Francisco Azuaje, Luxembourg Institute of Health
  • Struan Grant, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Patrick Tan, Graduate Medical School Singapore
  • Pearlly Yan, The Ohio State University

Executive Editor

  • Tim Sands , BioMed Central

Articles

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  • New approach predicts breast cancer survival

    A new approach to identifying robust genes set to predict clinical outcomes uses a “gene set activity score” (GSAS) in a given patient, and is here applied to predict survival time in breast cancer patients.

    BMC Medical Genomics 2015, 8:11
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    miRNAs in the Huntingdon's brain

    The expression of 75 microRNAs in the prefrontal cortex of the brains of Huntingdon’s disease patients differed compared to healthy controls, suggesting a role, particularly for miR-10b-5p in Huntingdon’s pathogenicity, and are also potentially biomarkers

    BMC Medical Genomics 2015, 8:10
  • Image attributed to: 'torbakhopper HE DEAD' on Flickr, CC BY-ND 2.0

    Gene expression changes from meth drug treatment

    Individuals with methamphetamine dependence treated with the drug topimirate—a treatment for alcoholism—those who respond to the drug show different gene expression patterns in processes underlying addiction compared to non-responders and those treated with placebos.

    BMC Medical Genomics 2014, 7:65
IGMC 2013

Scope

BMC Medical Genomics is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of functional genomics, genome structure, genome-scale population genetics, epigenomics, proteomics, systems analysis, and pharmacogenomics in relation to human health and disease.

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Editor's profile

Struan Grant

Following posts in the UK, Australia, Iceland and Germany, Struan Grant has been the Associate Director of the Center for Applied Genomics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia since 2006. His current work focuses on metabolic disease, with a specific focus on pediatrics. Utilizing high-throughput genotyping technology, his goals include isolating genes involved in obesity and bone strength. Both of these phenotypes are known to be strongly determined by genetic factors and distillation of this component should be easier to determine in children, where the relatively short period of their lifetime limits the impact of environmental exposure.

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Latest supplements

Volume 8 Suppl 1 (15 January 2015)

Selected articles from the 2nd International Genomic Medicine Conference (IGMC 2013): Medical Genomics

Research and Reviews
Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 24-27 November 2013

Volume 7 Suppl 3 (8 December 2014)

Thirteenth International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB2014): Medical Genomics

Research
Sydney, Australia. 31 July - 2 August 2014

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