American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A

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Edited By: John C. Carey

Impact Factor: 2.048

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 107/164 (Genetics & Heredity)

Online ISSN: 1552-4833

Associated Title(s): American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics

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Centers for Mendelian Genomics

Centers for Medelian Genomics

The National Human Genome Research Institute and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute have partnered to support the discovery of variant genes underlying Mendelian disorders at three Centers for Mendelian Genomics. Click here for more information. See also the article Bamshad et al., “The Centers for Mendelian Genomics: A new large-scale initiative to identify the genes underlying rare Mendelian conditions” in AJMG Part A.


american journal of american genetics open access option
Open access publishing options are available to American Journal of Medical Genetics authors! See the Author Guidelines for more details about publishing with the American Journal of Medical Genetics.

american journal of medical genetics Opitz Award
Congratulations to Dr. Noriko Miyake and Dr. Jennifer M. Kalish, the joint winners of the 2014 John M. Opitz Young Investigator Award, for their papers:
MLL2and KDM6A Mutations in Patients With Kabuki Syndrome
Bilateral Pheochromocytomas, Hemihyperplasia, and Subtle Somatic Mosaicism: The Importance of Detecting Low-Level Uniparental Disomy

Click here for more details about the award.

Autism research in AJMG

AJMG Autism

Read these ground-breaking new reports on Autism Spectrum Disorder published in the journal:

These articles are provided free online for a limited time.

Virtual Issue

Growth Curves for Genetic Syndromes and Physical Characteristics

The Growth Curves for Genetic Syndromes and Physical Characteristics virtual issue comprises prototypic articles published in AJMG over the last few decades. These types of curves are crucial as underscored throughout the series on papers in the January 2009 Special Issue of AJMG, Elements of Morphology: Standard Terminology, and more recently, in the November 2012 Special Issue of AJMG, Growth Charts in Genetic Syndromes. These articles are among the most widely read and cited in the Journal.