Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses
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All articles submitted from 1st October 2013 are published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License. Articles submitted before this date were published under the agreement as stated in the final article.
Edited By: Jonathan Van-Tam
Impact Factor: 2.201
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 23/33 (Virology); 52/78 (Infectious Diseases)
Online ISSN: 1750-2659
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Top Cited Papers
Below are the top 5 cited papers of 2015, containing papers published in 2013 and 2014.
- Ruth Harvey, Rachel E. Johnson, Kirsty MacLellan-Gibson, James S. Robertson, Othmar G. Engelhardt
A promoter mutation in the haemagglutinin segment of influenza A virus generates an effective candidate live attenuated vaccine [Original Article]
Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses2014, vol. 8, pp. 605–612
- Sasan R. Fereidouni, Timm C. Harder, Anja Globig, Elke Starick
Failure of productive infection of Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) with H16 subtype of avian influenza viruses [Original Article]
Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses2014, vol. 8, pp. 613–616
- Reena Mehta, Margaret Scheffler, Lorena Tapia, Letisha Aideyan, Kirtida D. Patel, Alan M. Jewell, Vasanthi Avadhanula, Minghua Mei, Roberto P. Garofalo, Pedro A. Piedra
Lactate dehydrogenase and caspase activity in nasopharyngeal secretions are predictors of bronchiolitis severity [Original Article]
Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses2014, vol. 8, pp. 617–625
- Susan S. Chiu, Pak-Leung Ho, Malik J. S. Peiris, Kwok Hung Chan, Eunice L. Y. Chan
Population-based hospitalization incidence of respiratory viruses in community-acquired pneumonia in children younger than 5 years of age [Letter to the Editor]
Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses2014, vol. 8, pp. 626–627
- Kristy Blanchfield, Ram P. Kamal, Wen-Pin Tzeng, Nedzad Music, Jason R. Wilson, James Stevens, Aleksander S. Lipatov, Jacqueline M. Katz, Ian A. York
Recombinant influenza H7 hemagglutinins induce lower neutralizing antibody titers in mice than do seasonal hemagglutinins [Original Article]
Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses2014, vol. 8, pp. 628–635
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Meet the editor of Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses
Jonathan Nguyen-Van-Tam, , MBE (mil), BMedSci, BM BS, DM, CBiol, CSci, FFPH, FRCPath, FRSPH, FRSB, Hon FFPM.
Jonathan Van-Tam graduated in Medicine from the University of Nottingham in 1987 and after gaining clinical experience, underwent formal training in academic public health medicine in the UK. He became a Senior Lecturer at the University of Nottingham in 1997, before joining the pharmaceutical industry as an Associate Director at SmithKline Beecham, then Head of Medical Affairs at Roche, and finally UK Medical Director at Aventis Pasteur MSD.
He moved to the UK Health Protection Agency in 2004, where he was Head of the Pandemic Influenza Office, and returned to Nottingham in late 2007 as Professor of Health Protection, maintaining throughout his special interest in influenza: epidemiology; transmission; vaccinology; and pandemic preparedness which now spans over 25 years. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed scientific papers, and is co-editor of the textbook: Introduction to Pandemic Influenza, now in its second edition.
He has been a consultant to the World Health Organization since 2004. He sits on the UK Scientific Pandemic Influenza Committee (SPI), and sat on the UK Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) during the 2009-10 pandemic crisis. His unit is an official WHO Collaborating Centre for pandemic influenza and research, a UK Faculty of Public Health “national treasure” training location and a Public Health England Field Epidemiology training centre.
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