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The Human and Medical Genomics section aims to host quality research papers which focus on the area of population and functional genomics in humans.
The goal of the section is to target studies which broadly fall in inferring genome function based on inter-individual variability or gene mutations in human cells and tissues as well as the study of cellular and disease phenotypes and their genetic architecture. Additionally, the section publishes high-quality research promoting the use of genomic information in medicine, including novel treatments, diagnostics, and prevention strategies, facilitating their implementation in the clinical context. With reference to medical genomics, manuscripts from all disease disciplines are welcome, both rare and common disease, and from all steps of the translation process provided that they offer perspective on how the results can be applied to advance and improve health and healthcare.
The section will focus on the following areas:
• Inferring genome function based on inter-individual variability;
• Understanding the role and function of variations in health and disease;
• Strengthening gene association with disease/clinically relevant phenotypes, including treatment;
• Genomic systems analysis and systems medicine in relation to human health and disease;
• Studies translating new genomic knowledge into clinical practice and precision medicine.
Single gene studies and case reports are generally not in scope unless they provide relevance to function, but will be considered if there is a proper justification by the authors.
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Human and Medical Genomics welcomes submissions of the following article types: Brief Research Report, Correction, Data Report, Editorial, General Commentary, Hypothesis and Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Review, Specialty Grand Challenge, Systematic Review and Technology and Code.
All manuscripts must be submitted directly to the section Human and Medical Genomics, where they are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the specialty section.
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