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EMBO Molecular Medicine

All articles accepted from 14 August 2012 are published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.   Articles accepted before this date were published under the agreement as stated in the final article.

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Edited By: Stefanie Dimmeler (Chief Editor), Roberto Buccione and Céline Carret (EMBO Editors)

Online ISSN: 1757-4684

EMBO Molecular Medicine - Virtual Issue on Genetic diseases and gene therapy

Genetic diseases and gene therapy

Although genetic diseases are often rare, neglected and orphan, they represent a field of active, front-line research that offers a unique view into pathophysiology and furthers our understanding of common, more complex diseases. Gene replacement therapy is often the only hope for patients with genetic disorders but also with other life-threatening diseases that have limited therapeutic options. This virtual issue brings together EMBO Molecular Medicine articles covering exciting developments in both fields and encompassing new methods, insights into pathophysiology and therapy.

EMBO Molecular Medicine - Virtual Issue on Stem Cells

Stem Cells

This Virtual Issue contains a series of exciting papers recently published in EMBO Molecular Medicine covering stem cell research providing insight into their role in cancer, regenerative medicine and their use as disease models. In addition to Research Articles and Reviews, it contains personal Perspectives from prominent researchers in the field.

EMBO Molecular Medicine - Virtual Issue on Immunology and Inflammation

Immunology and Inflammation

Immunology and inflammation are tightly linked to a growing number of different diseases and represent promising targets for new therapeutics. In this Virtual Issue, the EMBO Molecular Medicine editors selected recent articles covering diverse topics from molecular mechanisms to transplantation and disease.

EMBO Molecular Medicine - Virtual Issue on Neurodegeneration


From molecular details of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease to original drug delivery approaches and biomarkers, this Virtual Issue contains the most recent developments in the field published in EMBO Molecular Medicine.

EMBO Molecular Medicine - Virtual Issue on Cancer


Cancer is a very heterogeneous disease, and this Virtual Issue compiles new and exciting developments in a variety of cancers. The selected Research Articles and Reviews cover all aspects of the disease, from epigenetics and genomics approaches to molecular characterization of factors and pathways involved in cancer formation and progression. Importantly, all articles point to novel and promising ways to treat or prevent this disease.