Via press release: Nature Publishing Group (NPG) and the Associazione Differenziamento e Morte Cellulare (ADMC) have announced a new open access journal, Cell Death & Disease. Launching in January 2010, Cell Death & Disease will explore the area of cell death from a translational medicine perspective. The journal is now accepting submissions.
Cell Death & Disease is a sister journal to the well-established and highly respected journal Cell Death & Differentiation. Together, the two journals provide a unified forum for scientists, clinicians and members of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry.
Cell Death & Disease is devoted to the biology of cell death in the pathogenesis of human diseases or relevant animal models. The journal aims to publish papers that present novel observations in the field of cell death, with pathophysiological or medical implications. Particular emphasis will be given to clinical, translational and applied research through its five sections: experimental medicine, cancer, immunity, internal medicine and neuroscience.
Cell Death & Disease will be online only and will make all content freely available to all researchers worldwide. There will be an processing charge of £2,000 / $3,000 / €2,400 for each article accepted for publication.
The editorial team is led by Gerry Melino, Guido Kroemer and Pierluigi Nicotera, and will include a highly respected international editorial board.