American Journal of Medical Genetics
Am J Med Genet
ISSN (printed): 0148-7299. ISSN (electronic): 1096-8628.
The American Journal of Medical Genetics publishes 40 issues a year on all biological and medical aspects of genetic disorders and birth defects for physicians medical geneticists and associated professionals. The Journal's primary purpose is to report original research in the following areas: Biochemical Genetics including newborn screening carrier detection and the metabolic dysplasia and malformation syndromes; Cancer Genetics and Cancer Cytogenetics including experimental and molecular approaches; Clinical Genetics including descriptions of new syndromes new causal and pathogenetic insights into known syndromes advances in genetic counseling nosology anthropometry and anthropology including dermatoglyphics; Clinical Molecular Genetics including linkage mapping and gene sequencing; Formal Genetics including quantitative population and epidemiological genetics; Molecular Cytogenetics including delineation of syndromes due to chromosomal aberration; Neuropsychiatric Genetics including reports on novel research on the genetic mechanisms underlying psychiatric and neurological disorders; Reproductive Genetics including prenatal diagnosis and the genetics of prenatal and perinatal death in humans. Reports on animal models of human genetic disorders ethical legal and social issues fetal genetic pathology and teratology Genetic Drift historical aspects of medical genetics and studies of twins and twinning are appropriate for the Special Features section of the Journal. Discontinued now American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A, B and C.
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