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Molecular Diagnosis & Therapy

, Volume 23, Issue 6, pp 677–680 | Cite as

Acknowledgement to Referees

Acknowledgement to Referees
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Dear Reader,

As we reach the final issue of Molecular Diagnosis & Therapy for 2019, we wish to reflect on another successful year’s achievements, and to thank all those who have contributed their time and effort to guarantee the high quality of our content.

2019 was a successful year for Molecular Diagnosis & Therapy. Over 60 articles have been published; the most popular of these, in terms of downloads from SpringerLink, have been:
  • MicroRNAs and Long Non-coding RNAs in Genetic Diseases. Finotti, A., Fabbri, E., Lampronti, I. et al. Mol Diagn Ther (2019) 23: 155.

  • Disruptive Technology: CRISPR/Cas-Based Tools and Approaches. Patsali, P., Kleanthous, M. & Lederer, C.W. Mol Diagn Ther (2019) 23: 187.

  • Rare Opportunities: CRISPR/Cas-Based Therapy Development for Rare Genetic Diseases. Papasavva, P., Kleanthous, M. & Lederer, C.W. Mol Diagn Ther (2019) 23: 201.

  • Bioinformatic Methods and Bridging of Assay Results for Reliable Tumor Mutational Burden Assessment in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. Chang, H., Sasson, A., Srinivasan, S. et al. Mol Diagn Ther (2019) 23: 507.

  • Prognostic and Predictive Epigenetic Biomarkers in Oncology. Kamińska, K., Nalejska, E., Kubiak, M. et al. Mol Diagn Ther (2019) 23: 83.

  • Detection of Circulating Tumor DNA with a Single-Molecule Sequencing Analysis Validated for Targeted and Immunotherapy Selection. Atkins, A., Gupta, P., Zhang, B.M. et al. Mol Diagn Ther (2019) 23: 521.

  • Quantitation of all Four Gardnerella vaginalis Clades Detects Abnormal Vaginal Microbiota Characteristic of Bacterial Vaginosis More Accurately than Putative G. vaginalis Sialidase A Gene Count. Shipitsyna, E., Krysanova, A., Khayrullina, G. et al. Mol Diagn Ther (2019) 23: 139.

  • Non-invasive Prenatal Testing Using Fetal DNA. Breveglieri, G., D’Aversa, E., Finotti, A. et al. Mol Diagn Ther (2019) 23: 291.

  • Clinicopathological Significance of Overall Frequency of Allelic Loss (OFAL) in Lesions Derived from Thyroid Follicular Cell. Migdalska-Sęk, M., Czarnecka, K.H., Kusiński, M. et al. Mol Diagn Ther (2019) 23: 369.

  • Highlighting the Role of Biomarkers of Inflammation in the Diagnosis and Management of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Bharwani, K.D., Dik, W.A., Dirckx, M. et al. Mol Diagn Ther (2019) 23: 615.

The quality of articles published in the journal is also reflected in its most recent impact factor 3.058, up from 2.716, putting the journal in a very respectable central (Q2) position in the Genetics & Heredity journal category.

We thank the authors who have contributed articles to Molecular Diagnosis & Therapy over the course of 2019. The skill and dedication of all authors are critical to the continued publication of the journal. The quality of published articles is also testament to the significant efforts of the peer reviewers, whose commitment ensures that the journal’s content is held to the highest possible standard. We would like to thank the following individuals who acted as reviewers for Molecular Diagnosis & Therapy in the last 12 months:

Carlos A. Aguilar-Salinas, Mexico

Jaffer A. Ajani, USA

Monther Al-Alwan, Saudi Arabia

Sergio E. Alvarez, Argentina

Kazuhiro Araki, Japan

Amir Arastehfar, The Netherlands

María José Ariza, Spain

Yasir Atlasi, The Netherlands

Chun Hang Au, Hong Kong

Leomar Ballester, USA

Roger Barraclough, UK

M.A. Benakanakere, USA

Stefano Bertolini, Italy

Susinjan Bhattacharya, India

Joseph J. Borg, Malta

Nicolas Borisov, The Russian Federation

Valeria Brazzelli, Italy

Stephane Bretagne, France

Ralph Buchert, Germany

Ismael Buno, Spain

Andrew Burgess, Australia

Mark E. Burkard, USA

Ana Bustamante-Aragonés, Spain

Joel N. Buxbaum, USA

Giacomo Caldarola, Italy

Isabelle Callebaut, France

Amancio Carnero, Spain

June Carroll, Canada

Ricardo Celestino, Portugal

Dick C-F. Chan, Australia

Matilda F. Chan, USA

Natalie Chandler, UK

Nikolaos Charalampakis, Greece

Nicolas Chatron, France

Maria I. Chiamolera, Brazil

Robert R.J. Coebergh van den Braak, The Netherlands

Richard Colling, UK

Eliecer Coto, Spain

Frank A.W. Coumans, The Netherlands

Mathias Dahlmann, Germany

Liliana Dain, Argentina

Iwijn De Vlaminck, USA

Joep C. Defesche, The Netherlands

Marc Denis, France

Jolanta Dorszewska, Poland

Peter D. Drummond, Australia

Katja Dumic, Croatia

Christelle M. El Achkar, USA

Mark D. Ewalt, USA

Uthayashanker R. Ezekiel, USA

Henrik Falhammar, Sweden

Monica Fedele, Italy

Diana Ferraro, Italy

Kevin E. Fisher, USA

Antonio Fontanellas, Spain

Gabriella Fontanini, Italy

Renato Franco, Italy

David N. Fredricks, USA

Guy Froyen, Belgium

Vijay Gadkar, Canada

Silvia Galbiati, Italy

Luca Gallelli, Italy

Marco Galluzzo, Italy

Parisa Gazerani, Denmark

Qinyu Ge, China

Vilmantas Gegzna, Lithuania

François Girardin, Switzerland

David E. Goldsbury, Australia

Raul Gonzalez, USA

Elin Gray, Australia

Stacy W. Gray, USA

Christina Gross, USA

Francesca Guerrieri, Italy

Rong Guo, China

Wilfried Gwinner, Germany

Juergen Hahn, USA

Yasuo Hamamoto, Japan

Jada Hamilton, USA

Si-ping Han, USA

Thomas V.O. Hansen, Denmark

Kuzhuvelil B. Harikumar, India

Ann Harris, USA

Robert A. Hegele, Canada

Luisa Helguero, Portugal

Robert L. Hendren, USA

D.W. Hilbert, USA

Reinhardt Hohlfeld, Germany

Yuanyu Huang, China

Jaroslav Hubáček, Czech Republic

Cristiane Ida, USA

Katrin M. Jaedicke, UK

Linda Jagodzinski, Afghanistan

Neha Jaiswal, USA

Manoe J. Janssen, The Netherlands

Barbara Jarzab, Poland

Claus Johansen, Denmark

Anders Johansson, Sweden

Patrick Joseph, USA

Gili Kenet, Israel

Annette S. Kim, USA

Jihee Kim, Republic of Korea

Tetsuya Kimura, Japan

Thomas M. Kinfe, Germany

Prasad R. Konkalmatt, USA

Peter Kovacs, Germany

Jaco Kraan, The Netherlands

Robert A. Kratzke, USA

Stefanie Krick, USA

Kishore R. Kumar, Australia

Theodoros Kyriakides, Cyprus

Vanessa Lattimore, New Zealand

Dong Jin Lee, Republic of Korea

Shih-Yu Lee, Taiwan, Republic of China

Sue Chin Lee, USA

Sebastien Lemieux, Canada

Yonghong Li, USA

Fang Liu, China

Cristiana Lo Nigro, Italy

Umberto Malapelle, Italy

Marina Marini, Italy

Jan Martel, Taiwan, Republic of China

John W.M. Martens, The Netherlands

N. Matsumoto, Japan

Keiko Matsuura, Japan

Michael M. Mauk, USA

Stephanie McCalla, USA

Sally M. McFall, USA

Eileen M. McGowan, Australia

André L. Mencalha, Brazil

Caterina Mian, Italy

David T. Miller, USA

Rikke S. Møller, Denmark

Béla Molnár, Hungary

Ryan Morin, Canada

Giuseppe Murdaca, Italy

Vesna Musani, Croatia

Andy Ng, Canada

Zablon K. Njiru, Australia

Michael Oellerich, Germany

Katsuhiro Okuda, Japan

Steven O’Reilly, UK

Augusto Orlandi, Italy

Fritz F. Parl, USA

Lucilla Parnetti, Italy

Fernando Pastor, Spain

Erich Pawelka, Austria

Girolamo Pelaia, Italy

Ljubica Perisic Matic, Sweden

Karol Perlejewski, Poland

Pamela Pinzani, Italy

Pietro Pirina, Italy

Milda Pleckaityte, Lithuania

Catrin Plumpton, UK

Remy Pollock, Canada

Nikoletta Psatha, USA

Ana Rosa Rama, Spain

Pedram Razavi, USA

Jeff Reeve, Canada

Annika Reinersmann, Germany

Ee Chee Ren, Singapore

Nadeem Riaz, USA

Ian Roberts, UK

Ricardo H. Roda, USA

Natassia Rodrigo, Australia

Maria Cristina Rosatelli, Italy

Shannon Rose, USA

Rafael Rosell, Spain

Lorenzo Rossi, Switzerland

Dagmara Rusinek, Poland

Antonio Russo, Italy

Adrian Sacher, Canada

Ulrich Schatz, Austria

Lucas T. Schulz, USA

Jana-Marie Schwarz, Germany

Theresa Scognamiglio, USA

Beth R. Sheidley, USA

Kyrillus S. Shohdy, USA

Yongqian Shu, China

Jia L. Song, USA

Laure Sorber, Belgium

Timo Sorsa, Finland

Johan Staaf, Sweden

Denes Stefler, UK

Olga Sukocheva, Australia

Anna Sulek, Poland

Qing Sun, China

Robyn Sussman, USA

Kengo Takeuchi, Japan

Damu Tang, Canada

Alain Thierry, France

Ivan Tkac, Slovakia

Kid Törnquist, Finland

Daniela Turchetti, Italy

Arnaud Uguen, France

Anna Maria Valentini, Italy

Yiannis Vasilopoulos, Greece

Naveen S. Vasudev, UK

Juha P. Väyrynen, Finland

Eladio A. Velasco, Spain

Jeffery M. Venner, Canada

Joaquim S.L. Vong, Hong Kong

Annabel K. Wang, USA

Thomas D. Wang, USA

Hannah L. Williams, USA

Matthew H. Wilson, USA

Yifei Xu, UK

Hiroyuki Yasuda, Japan

Jianming Ying, China

Weiyu Zhao, USA

Liucun Zhu, China

Bernhard Zimmermann, USA

In addition, we would like to thank the members of the journal’s Honorary Editorial Board, who have acted as peer reviewers and authors, and have provided guidance on journal content, policy and processes:

E. Amir, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada

G. Bianchi, University Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy

P.D. Burbelo, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

C.R. Cantor, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA

P. Concolino, Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Rome, Italy

D.L. Cooper, TGen Specialty Laboratories, Phoenix, AZ, USA

F. Coppedè, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

W. De Spiegelaere, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

J. Desmeules, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland

L.D. Dikkeschei, Isala Klinieken, Zwolle, The Netherlands

A. Farina, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

A.G. Frauman, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

R. Gambari, Ferrara University, Ferrara, Italy

G.S. Ginsburg, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

S. Goodison, Mayo Clinic, Orlando, FL, USA

D. Gurwitz, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

A. Hansen, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada

S. Huang, Helomics Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

M. Ingelman-Sundberg, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

M.W. Jann, University of North Texas, Fort Worth, TX, USA

S.E. Langabeer, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

S.B. Liggett, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA

M-T. Lin, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA

M.W. Linder, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA

C. Lu, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

J.J. McCarthy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

U.A. Meyer, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

G.P. Patronis, University of Patras, Patras, Grece

S. Peroutka, Semnur Pharmaceuticals, South San Francisco, CA, USA

M.J. Ratain, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA

P.M. Ridker, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

W. Sadee, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

M.M. Shi, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, East Hanover, NJ, USA

J. Simecka, UNT System College of Pharmacy, Fort Worth, TX, USA

K.D. Tew, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA

J. Tost, Centre National de Recherche en Genomique Humaine, Evry, France

V. Van Deerlin, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

D. Viswanatha, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

C.L. Vnencak-Jones, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA

R.L. Woosley, AZERT Inc, Oro Valley, AZ, USA

H.-G. Xie, General Clinical Research Center, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China

We do hope that you have found the articles published throughout the year in Molecular Diagnosis & Therapy to be interesting and informative. The editorial schedule for 2020 is well under way, and we are looking forward to bringing you many high-quality and authoritative articles over the coming year.

With best wishes,

Alison Fitches

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