Touch Medical Media Announces Abd Tahrani as Editor-in-Chief of European Endocrinology

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 General News
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GORING-ON-THAMES, England, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

Touch Medical Media has named Abd Tahrani, MD as the

new Editor-in-Chief of their journal European Endocrinology, a peer reviewed, open access journal dedicated to the publication of topical articles in the endocrinology field.



Dr. Tahrani will become the first Editor-in-Chief of the journal.

"It is a great pleasure and privilege to act as the Editor-in-Chief of a journal that publishes high quality articles designed for busy health care professionals and allow rapid publications of accepted manuscripts. The journal has media partnerships with leading societies in the field and a distinguished editorial board of esteem researches and leading internationally renowned academics in the fields of diabetes, endocrinology and obesity," said Dr. Tahrani following his appointment.

Abd Tahrani is a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinician Scientist at the University of Birmingham (UOB), and a Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist and the lead for weight management research and diabetic neuropathy services at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK. His main research themes are: obesity management and treatment (including bariatric surgery), the metabolic consequences of sleep-related disorders in patients with diabetes and/or obesity, the pathogenesis of diabetes-related microvascular complications (particularly neuropathy and nephropathy), and the pharmacology of type 2 diabetes. Dr. Tahrani has been invited to speak at the leading national and international conferences and has authored over 80 peer reviewed articles and book chapters. Dr. Tahrani has received several national and international awards for his scientific activity and is a reviewer for the most important international journals.

"In my new role, I look forward to working with the editorial board to continue the high standards of the articles published and to ensure the timely publications of high quality articles for the busy health care professionals. In addition, one of my main aims is to increase the variety of the content of the journal and to facilitate the submission and publication of original research articles particularly after we get the journal indexed in the relevant and appropriate databases. Furthermore, I aim in this role to expand the multimedia content to provide the readers with the latest information in the field from international experts and leaders."

European Endocrinology was launched in 2007 and specialises in the publication of balanced and comprehensive review articles written by leading authorities to address the most important and salient developments in the field of endocrinology.

"It is an honour to name Dr. Tahrani as the first Editor-in-Chief of European Endocrinology," said Barney Kent, Managing Director of Touch Medical Media. "We are excited to continue publishing high quality articles that are relevant to the clinical practices and interests to our audience of physicians and healthcare professionals".

Note to the Editor

touchENDOCRINOLOGY (a division of Touch Medical Media) publishes European Endocrinology, a peer-reviewed, open access, bi-annual journal specialising in the publication of balanced and comprehensive review articles written by leading authorities to address the most important and salient developments in the field of endocrinology. The aim of these reviews is to break down the high science from 'data-rich' primary papers and provide practical advice and opinion on how this information can help physicians in the day to day clinical setting. Practice guidelines, symposium write-ups, case reports, and original research articles are also featured to promote discussion and learning amongst physicians, clinicians, researchers and related healthcare professionals.

For inquires please contact: Carla Denaro - Managing Editor

Providing practical opinion to support best practice for busy healthcare professionals.



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