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Academic medicine: who is it for?

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 10 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:360

Funding gap between clinical and basic science publications is growing

  1. Benjamin G Druss, Rosalynn Carter chair in mental health (,
  2. Steven C Marcus, research associate professor
  1. Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE Room 606, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
  2. School of Social Work, University of Pennsylvania

EDITOR—The campaign to promote academic medicine represents an important effort to deal with the many challenges facing international clinical research.1 Particularly, since this campaign is led by a group of academic publishers, asking if or how these challenges have been reflected in the biomedical literature is worth while. To investigate this issue, we examined all 8.1 million articles indexed in …

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