Elsevier Selected as New Publisher of Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

New York, 16 November 2009 - Elsevier is pleased to announce that beginning with Volume 104 (2010) it will assume publication of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the official journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI). 

The Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, published since 1942, will continue under the leadership of Editor Gailen D. Marshall, MD, PhD and a distinguished editorial board. The journal provides solid, peer-reviewed coverage of current clinical science (both research and practice-based) that is readily applicable to both the clinician and the researcher in the fields of allergy, asthma, and immunology. Each monthly issue also provide opportunities to participate in accredited continuing medical education activities to enhance overall clinical proficiency.

Andrew Berin, Health Sciences Publisher, commented, "Elsevier is delighted to add Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology to our publishing program. Working in partnership with the Editor, Editorial Board and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, our goal is to continue to underscore the journal's mission of providing research and clinically relevant information to the widest possible audience of practicing allergists and immunologists."
Dr. Marshall stated, "We, at Annals, are pleased to have entered into this partnership with the largest and most respected publishing house in the fields of science and medicine. Our intent is to continue to strive for excellence and relevance. Our Board and the College are excited by the possibilities."

Elsevier, a world-leading medical and scientific publisher, brings the full support of its global organization to the journal. It is recognized for its numerous long-standing and successful society-publishing partnerships, as well as excellence in all aspects of the publishing process. ScienceDirect, Elsevier's world-class electronic platform with over 11 million users, will provide online access to the full text of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (current and archived issues) to institutional subscribers. Members of the ACAAI and individual subscribers will be able to access the journal via www.annallergy.org

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions — among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence,and ClinicalKey—and publishes over 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and over 25,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works.

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