Nature Medicine is a monthly journal which is published by the Nature Publishing Group. The first edition appeared in January 1995. The journal publishes articles on current topics in the field of biomedical research, with the target audience both scientists and doctors are. Subject areas include cancer biology, cardiovascular research, gene therapy, immunology, vaccine development and neuroscience.
The impact factor of the journal was in 2012 at 22.864. According to the statistics of the ISI Web of Knowledge, the Journal with this impact factor in the category Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the third place of 290 journals in the category Cell Biology in fifth place out of 184 journals and in the category of experimental and research-based medicine in the first place by will 121 magazines out.
Publisher 's Juan Carlos López, who works full time for the magazine.