HENDERSON, Nev., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OMICS Group Incorporation is pleased to announce Dr. Kenneth Blum, PhD from Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, USA on board as Editor-in-Chief for the scholarly Open-Access Journal of Addiction Research and Therapy (JART). Dr. Kenneth has been rendering services as one of the editors of this open access journal and is promoted to this highest position.
Dr. Kenneth Blum is currently Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Scientific Officer of Synaptamine Inc. Austin, Texas and Managing Partner of IGENE, LLC, Austin, Texas. He was formerly Fulltime Professor of Pharmacology at University of Texas, and was at San Antonio, Texas for 23 years (retired). He coined the term "Brain Reward Cascade and Reward Deficiency Syndrome (RDS)." Considered as the father of Psychiatric Genetics (lead author in JAMA on the discovery of the first genetic association for severe alcoholism) and Nutrigenomic Amino-Acid Therapy (NAAT), Dr. Blum holds both US & foreign patents on Nutrigenomics.
Journal of Addiction Research and Therapy (JART), a free open access peer-reviewed medical journal, provides a comprehensive overview of aspects of physiological, biochemical, genetic and behavioral pathways underlying addiction, focusing on a spectrum of related CNS disorders and novel therapies. It provides an unprecedented overview of complex issues in this field with a high societal significance with an internal impact factor of 1.33* and an Index Copernicus Value of 5.63.
OMICS Group Incorporation consists of OMICS Publishing Group and OMICS Group Conferences. With its various new initiatives such as SciTechnol, E-books, Scholars Central, E-BABE, Online Biosafety Protocols, OMICS Publishing Group hosts under it more than 300 scholarly open access and peer-reviewed journals. Through their drive of making genuine and interesting available freely online, these open access journals are supported by an array of qualified and esteemed 22,000 editorial board members. With more than 2 million readerships online, these resources are supported by OMICS Group Conferences which organizes around 100 International Conferences all around the world.
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