Monthly Archives: June 2007

Malaria Journal ranked No. 1 for Tropical Medicine in latest impact factor rankings

The 2006 edition of Journal Citation Reports has just been released, with updated impact factors for journal titles tracked by Thomson Scientific. Highlights for BioMed Central’s open access journals include the first official impact factor for BMC Immunology (3.04) and a great performance by Malaria Journal (Impact Factor 2.75) which in just 5 years has… Read more »

Biology Developing World

Winner of the BioMed Central/Retrovirology award for HTLV-1 research announced

We are pleased to announce that Prof. Charles Bangham, Chairman of Immunology at Imperial College, has been awarded the 2007 BioMed Central/Retrovirology award for HTLV-1 research.  The award recognises outstanding contributions to the field of Human T-lymphotropic virus-1 (HTLV-1) research. Kuan-Teh Jeang, Editor-in-Chief of Retrovirology, presented the award to Prof. Bangham at the 13th International… Read more »


BMC Bioinformatics reaches manuscript milestone

BMC Bioinformatics reached an impressive milestone in May 2007, receiving 105 manuscript submissions – a record number for the journal. This is the first first time that monthly submissions for a single BioMed Central journal have reached triple digits, and demonstrates the continuing success and growth of BioMed Central’s journals. We are especially pleased to see… Read more »