Glass et al. Skeletal Muscle 2012, 2:1 http://www.skeletalmusclejournal.com/content/2/1/1 Skeletal Muscle EDITORIAL Open Access 1*† 2† 3† David Glass , Kevin Campbell and Michael Rudnicki Received: 4 January 2012 Accepted: 5 January 2012 The beginning of 2012 marks the first anniversary of Published: 5 January 2012 Skeletal Muscle , and an occasion to thank the scien- tific community for your support of this new journal. References In its first year, the journal had excellent support, 1. Skeletal Muscle homepage. [http://www.skeletalmusclejournal.com/]. 2. PubMed. [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/]. publishing 20 original articles and 16 reviews. We are quite grateful to the expert reviewers who gave their doi:10.1186/2044-5040-2-1 Cite this article as: Glass et al.: Skeletal Muscle - one year on. Skeletal time to increase the quality of these papers - and are Muscle 2012 2:1. proud that all of the submissions received reviews from truly the top experts in our field, almost in every case members of our Editorial Board. In addition, in August, Skeletal Muscle began to be indexed by PubMed , increasing the visibility and providing the last step in the “birth” of the journal. Going forward in 2012 we do hope you will submit your findings to the journal. As you can imagine, Impact Factor is only achieved by first adopters who are willing to support the journal early, before a factor is estab- lished. Further, your letters to the journal and citation of journal articles willalsohelptoincrease Skeletal Muscle’s visibility, which will then in turn improve its Impact Factor - which will help every author who pub- lishes in the journal. Thebottomlineisthatthisistruly agroup endea- vour; Skeletal Muscle is here for the scientist interested in this dynamic tissue. Like its namesake, it can only gather strength with use and exercise - perhaps you can start by including us in your New Year’s Resolution for 2012... to help grow the journal by your support. Thanks and best of luck with your research and edu- cation this year! Submit your next manuscript to BioMed Central Author details and take full advantage of: Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, 200 Technology Square, 02139 Cambridge, MA, USA. Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Carver College of • Convenient online submission Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA. Ottawa Hospital Research • Thorough peer review Institute and University of Ottawa, 725 Parkdale Avenue, K1Y 4E9 Ottawa, ON, Canada. • No space constraints or color ﬁgure charges • Immediate publication on acceptance • Inclusion in PubMed, CAS, Scopus and Google Scholar • Research which is freely available for redistribution * Correspondence: email@example.com † Contributed equally Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, 200 Technology Square, 02139 Submit your manuscript at Cambridge, MA, USA www.biomedcentral.com/submit Full list of author information is available at the end of the article © 2012 Glass et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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