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Join CMRO in celebrating 50 years of cutting-edge original research in drug development and healthcare innovation

Current Medical Research & Opinion (CMRO) is delighted to celebrate its 50th anniversary of publishing high-quality medical research, and we invite you to celebrate with us! On this page, we look back at the history of CMRO, which launched in 1972, has published 37 volumes, and partnered with one editor-in-chief and three publishers. You will also find collections of key articles published in the journal, content that compliments this year’s future themes, and excerpts from some of CMRO’s very first papers. As CMROs 50th year progresses, this page will be updated with a variety of new content that not only commemorates 50 years of research but also discusses what the future holds for both CMRO and the medical research it publishes.

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Exclusive content: The Evolution of Medical Publications & Communications in collaboration with the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) 

We are delighted to share our thematic issue over June & July in collaboration with ISMPP. This exciting issue which will be spanning over two months explores the growth of the medical publications and communications industry and how its development has impacted and continues to impact modern research and publishing practices. The June issue features an insightful interview with Dr Peter Clarke on the history of CMRO as well as highlighting current topics on plain language summaries (Edgell et al) and authorship criteria (Carfagno et al). You can also access some of our brilliant articles on medical publishing via the article collection below as well as a great infographic on plain language summaries by Adeline et al.

Don’t forget, we are also the official hosts for all of ISMPP’s Annual Meeting Abstract books and you can read both the 2022 Annual Meeting and European Meeting abstract books here.

Keep your eyes peeled for the July issue coming very soon!

Looking to contribute to CMRO’s anniversary content?

We are currently welcoming submissions from our past, present and future authors to be a part of our 50th anniversary content. Please see our 50th Anniversary Themed Calendar for further details on each theme and key deadline dates.

Please visit our Author Services website for helpful advice on every step of your publishing journey and contact CMRO’s Executive Editor, Dr. Mithi Ahmed, with your pre-submission enquiries.

CMRO’s Medical Publishing Articles

Read CMRO’s top articles on medical publishing for free when accessing the papers via this webpage.
Article Name Author Volume Issue
Open Pharma recommendations for plain language summaries of peer-reviewed medical journal publications A. Rosenberg et al 37 11
Plain language summaries of publications of company-sponsored medical research: what key questions do we need to address? D. Lobban et al 38 2
Original Abstracts from the 18th Annual Meeting of ISMPP ISMPP 38 1
Parallel publication of articles and congress presentations for industry-sponsored research: strategies for success K. Schuler et al
Substantial contribution and accountability: best authorship practices for medical writers in biomedical publications A. Stocks et al 34 6
Author attitudes to professional medical writing support J. Marchington el al 30 10
Transparency and credibility of industry-sponsored clinical trial publications: a survey of journal editors L. Mooney et al 35 7
Building consensus on author selection practices for industry-sponsored research: recommendations from an expert task force of medical publication professionals M. Carfagno et al
Putting plain language summaries into perspective C. Edgell et al
Authors' Submission Toolkit: A practical guide to getting your research published L. Chipperfield et al 26 8
AMWA-EMWA-ISMPP joint position statement on medical publications, preprints, and peer review American Medical Writers Association,European Medical Writers Association &International Society for Medical Publication Professionals 37 5
AMWA–EMWA–ISMPP joint position statement on predatory publishing American Medical Writers Association,European Medical Writers Association &International Society for Medical Publication Professionals 35 9
The “Coming of Age” for medical publication and communication professionals R. Matheis et al 38 1
The evolving role and responsibility of medical publication professionals R. Matheis et al 36 1
Original Abstracts from the 2022 European Meeting of ISMPP ISMPP 38 1

Infographic reproduced from ISMPP: Key dates and events in the evolution of the medical publishing and communications landscape.


Infographic: Open Pharma recommendations for plain language summaries of peer-reviewed medical journal publications


Infographic reproduced from ISMPP’s The MAP newsletter: Change as the only constant: How will the role of Medical Communication Professionals evolve by 2025?

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