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With an ethos of transparency and accessibility, BMC Medicine is an open access, open peer-reviewed general medical journal publishing outstanding and influential research in all areas of clinical practice, translational medicine, public health, policy, and general topics of interest to the biomedical research community. As the flagship medical journal of the BMC series, we also publish stimulating debates and reviews as well as unique forum articles and concise tutorials.  


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Thematic series
Clinical insights into the human microbiome
Guest editor: Dr Omry Koren

Cross journal collection
World TB Day 2016
Guest editors: Prof Ibrahim Abubakar, Dr Helen Fletcher, Dr Marc Lipman and Prof Tim McHugh

Thematic series
Peer review – tips for junior reviewers
Edited by: Dr Jigisha Patel and Dr Sabina Alam

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