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How Should you Measure your Research Impact?

Publishers, funders, promotion committees and researchers use metrics–like impact factor or h-index–to assess how pivotal research was in a given community. Learn about new metrics to assess impact.

New Permissions Allow Nature Article Sharing

Nature announced this month a new content-sharing policy. The policy allows all research papers within the publication to be shared by subscribers to anyone via a screen-view format. Read more.

LexiComp Mobile

It will look familiar to you because UpToDate uses a limited version of Lexi-Comp for drug content. See how to get mobile access.

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    Faculty Publications

    Differential susceptibility of human lung primary cells to H1N1 influenza viruses. PubMed

    Right ventricular diastolic function and exercise capacity in COPD. PubMed