Acknowledgement to Referees

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    Dear Reader,

    As we reach the final issue of Drug Safety 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 Drug Safety. The quality of articles published in the journal is reflected in its most recent impact factor (3.526). Over 100 articles have been published this year; the most popular of these, in terms of downloads from SpringerLink as at October 2019, have been:

    Social media sharing of information is becoming more important and is another metric with which to measure the reach of articles. The following 2019 articles from Drug Safety scored highly on the Altmetric system:

    We thank the authors who have contributed articles to Drug Safety 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 a 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 Drug Safety in the last 12 months:

    Eduardo C. Álvarez, Spain

    Noha Abdel‐Wahab, USA

    Ishag Adam, Sudan

    Ade Adebajo, UK

    Ismaïl Ahmed, France

    Olalekan L. Aiyegbusi, UK

    Thamir M. Alshammari, Saudi Arabia

    Ippazio Antonazzo, Italy

    Barbara Arone, USA

    Keith J. August, USA

    Haleh Bagheri, France

    Priya Bahri, UK

    Paolo Baldo, Italy

    Robert Ball, USA

    Juan M. Banda, USA

    Doris Barcellona, Italy

    Philip G. Bardin, Australia

    Leonor Barile-Fabris, Mexico

    Andrew Bate, UK

    Francisco Batel-Marques, Portugal

    Shannon Bates, Canada

    Claudia Becker, Switzerland

    Bernard Begaud, France

    David S.H. Bell, USA

    Delphine Bertram, The Netherlands

    Sheila M. Bird, UK

    Kjetil Bjornevik, Norway

    Thomas J. Borody, Australia

    Cedric Bousquet, France

    Ian W. Boyd, Australia

    Elliot G. Brown, Sweden

    Zachary Burningham, USA

    Katsiaryna Bykov, USA

    Torbjörn Callréus, Denmark

    Gianmario Candore, UK

    Joseph Carreno, USA

    Imti Choonara, UK

    Fan Chung, UK

    Arnon D. Cohen, Israel

    Preciosa M. Coloma, The Netherlands

    John Connolly, USA

    Anthony R. Cox, UK

    Giuseppe Curigliano, Italy

    Paola M. Cutroneo, Italy

    Gerald J. Dal Pan, USA

    Olivia Dalleur, Belgium

    Ghadeer Dawwas, USA

    Fernando de Mora, Spain

    Tobie J. de Villiers, South Africa

    Luis Delgado, Portugal

    Murthy Devarakonda, USA

    Son Doan, USA

    Glen Doherty, Ireland

    Maria P. Dore, Italy

    Antonios Douros, Canada

    Kevin J. Downes, USA

    Joseph P. Drozda, USA

    Geneviève Durrieu, France

    Steven Enoch, UK

    Nazanin Falconer, Australia

    Andreea Farcas, Romania

    Claudia R. Felipe, Brazil

    Martin Fernandez-Zapico, USA

    Robin E. Ferner, UK

    Kristian B. Filion, Canada

    Daniel E. Furst, USA

    Jose A. Garcia-Sanz, Spain

    Sara Garfield, UK

    Hans Garmo, UK

    Peter Gates, Australia

    Anthony Gerlach, USA

    David Gerrett, UK

    Thijs J. Giezen, The Netherlands

    Alicia Gilsenan, USA

    Rosa Gini, Italy

    Michela Giustozzi, Italy

    Thomas Goedecke, UK

    Graciela Gonzalez, USA

    Matthew Grainge, UK

    Robin J. Green, South Africa

    Luke E. Grzeskowiak, Australia

    Linda Härmark, The Netherlands

    Dan Halpern, USA

    Felix Hammann, Switzerland

    Lucinda A. Harris, USA

    Manfred Hauben, USA

    Sam Henry, USA

    Alan M. Hochberg, Switzerland

    Luc M.V. Hondeghem, Belgium

    Keiko Hosohata, Japan

    Ren-Jun Hsu, Taiwan, Republic of China

    Yi-Shin Huang, Taiwan, Republic of China

    Bruce P.J. Hugman, Thailand

    Françoise Huguet, France

    Shuen-Iu Hung, Taiwan, Republic of China

    Lamar Hunt, USA

    Noha Iessa, Switzerland

    Pedro Inacio, Finland

    Orit Itzhaki, Israel

    Abhyuday Jagannatha, USA

    Filip Janku, USA

    Joseph A.M.J.L. Janssen, The Netherlands

    Narumol Jarernsiripornkul, Thailand

    Tord Juhlin, Sweden

    Pramodini B. Kale-Pradhan, USA

    Sandra L. Kane-Gill, USA

    Bimal Kanish, India

    Zain Kassam, USA

    Shivani Kaushik, USA

    Dimitrios N. Kiortsis, Greece

    Ty H. Kiser, USA

    Agnes V. Klein, Canada

    Michael Klepper, USA

    Bianca Kollhorst, Germany

    Eleni Kotsampasakou, UK

    David Kunkel, USA

    Pekka Kurki, Finland

    Adam La Caze, Australia

    Timothy Y.Y. Lai, Hong Kong

    Jean-Daniel Lalau, France

    Maryse Lapeyre-Mestre, France

    Mark G. Lebwohl, USA

    Rannakoe Lehloenya, South Africa

    Scott LeMaire, USA

    Willem F. Lems, The Netherlands

    Laura Leyva, Spain

    Evangelos N. Liberopoulos, Greece

    David Liew, Australia

    Marianne Lisby, Denmark

    Hongfang Liu, USA

    Anja Mühlfeld, Germany

    Lori MacCallum, Canada

    Malcolm Maclure, Canada

    Francois Maignen, UK

    Marek Malik, UK

    Edoardo Mannucci, Italy

    Aukje K. Mantel-Teeuwisse, The Netherlands

    Andrea Margulis, Spain

    Judith C. Maro, USA

    Aaron Masino, USA

    Ilan Matok, Israel

    Cristiano Matos, Spain

    Faizan Mazhar, Italy

    Deirdre McCarthy, USA

    Lauren McCormack, USA

    Mark J. McKeage, New Zealand

    Ushma Mehta, South Africa

    Joelle Micallef, France

    Jae S. Min, USA

    Philip B. Miner Jr, USA

    Susan M. Mockus, USA

    Daniel Morales, UK

    Frank Moriarty, Ireland

    Elaine H. Morrato, USA

    Janne K. Mortensen, Denmark

    Victoria Newbould, UK

    Michael Nguyen, USA

    Yoshihiro Noguchi, Japan

    Shunsuke Ono, Japan

    Vicki Osborne, UK

    Barbara Osimani, Germany

    Alexandra C. Pacurariu, The Netherlands

    Manjunath P. Pai, USA

    Nicolas Pallet, France

    Josep Pane, USA

    Anisha B. Patel, USA

    Ana V. Pejčić, Serbia

    Luigi A. Pini, Italy

    Elisabetta Poluzzi, Italy

    Nicole L. Pratt, Australia

    Scott Proestel, USA

    Livia Puljak, Croatia

    Emanuel Raschi, Italy

    Sawsan Rashdan, USA

    Christel Renoux, Canada

    Jenna M. Reps, UK

    Lesley E. Rhodes, UK

    Ryan Rodriguez, USA

    Sirarat Sarntivijai, UK

    Paul Sator, Austria

    Stephen Schachterle, USA

    Joep H.G. Scholl, The Netherlands

    Susan Searles Nielsen, USA

    John D. Seeger, USA

    Jodi B. Segal, USA

    Tavpritesh Sethi, India

    Hong-cai Shang, Republic of China

    Dhruv Sharma, USA

    Afsaneh Shirani, USA

    Sonal Singh, USA

    Jim Slattery, UK

    Meredith Y. Smith, USA

    Rachel E. Sobel, USA

    Julia Spoendlin, USA

    Giovanni Stallone, Italy

    Lampros Stergioulas, UK

    Michael A. Stoto, USA

    Dexter W. Sullivan, USA

    Janet Sultana, Italy

    Adam Sutherland, UK

    Michael V. Tatley, New Zealand

    Beverly Tchang, USA

    Rolf Teschke, Germany

    Ricky Turgeon, Canada

    Paolo Usai-Satta, Italy

    Florence van Hunsel, The Netherlands

    Charlotte van Noord, The Netherlands

    Bart Vanhaesebroeck, UK

    Tiziana Vavalà, Italy

    Mauro Venegoni, Italy

    Katia Verhamme, The Netherlands

    Priya Vijayvargiya, USA

    Michail Vikelis, Greece

    Mark Vincent, Canada

    Erica Voss, USA

    Izyan A. Wahab, Malaysia

    Shirley Wang, USA

    Raymond L. Woosley, USA

    Susmitha Wunnava, USA

    Kunihiro Yamaoka, Japan

    Yi-Hsin Yang, Taiwan, Republic of China

    Brad Yentzer, USA

    Elad Yom-Tov, Israel

    Dukyong Yoon, Republic of Korea

    Hong Yu, USA

    Qun-Ying Yue, Sweden

    Rika Yuliwulandari, Indonesia

    Pengyue Zhang, USA

    Chrystia Zobniw, 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:

    G. Caleb Alexander, USA

    Laurent Azoulay, Canada

    Bernard Bannwarth, France

    Joanne Barnes, New Zealand

    David W. Bates, USA

    Frank M.C. Besag, UK

    Nicholas Buckley, Australia

    Ric O. Day, Australia

    Fabrizio De Ponti, Italy

    Alexander N.O. Dodoo, Ghana

    I. Ralph Edwards, Sweden

    Antonie C.G. Egberts, The Netherlands

    Stephen J.W. Evans, UK

    Adolfo Figueiras, Spain

    Joshua Gagne, USA

    Stephen A. Goldman, USA

    Arnold J. Gordon, USA

    Staffan Hägg, Sweden

    Kenneth Y. Hartigan-Go, Philippines

    Laurence Howes, Australia

    David Hunt, UK

    Susan Jick, USA

    Vassilis Koutkias, Greece

    Stephan Krähenbühl, Switzerland

    Kiyoshi Kubota, Japan

    Joan-Ramon Laporte, Spain

    Deborah Layton, UK

    Hervé Le Louet, France

    James H. Lewis, USA

    Marie Lindquist, Sweden

    Yoon K. Loke, UK

    Christopher R. Meier, Switzerland

    Ronald Meijboom, The Netherlands

    Peter G.M. Mol, The Netherlands

    Jean-Louis Montastruc, France

    Nichoals Moore, France

    G. Niklas Norén, Sweden

    Munir Pirmohamed, UK

    Ruth L. Savage, New Zealand

    Nigam Shah, USA

    Rashmini R. Shah, UK

    Saad Shakir, UK

    Neil Shear, Canada

    Olav Spigset, Norway

    Nicholas P. Tatonetti, USA

    Gianluca Trifirò, Italy

    Marco Tuccori, Italy

    Eugene P. van Puijenbroek, The Netherlands

    Lynda V. Wilton, UK

    Ian C.K. Wong, UK

    Li Zhang, China

    We do hope that you have found the articles published throughout the year in Drug Safety 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,

    Nitin Joshi

    Editor-in-Chief, Drug Safety

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    Acknowledgement to Referees. Drug Saf 42, 1387–1391 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40264-019-00876-5

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