AANEM News Express

AANEM News Express

Members Lead the Way in M&N Downloads and Boost Impact Factor

Wiley, the publisher of AANEM’s journal Muscle & Nerve, recently shared their list of the top 25 downloaded articles from the last 2 years, as well as the top 10 articles with the highest impact factor. As expected, the contribution from AANEM members had a significant effect on the results.

“It’s great to see the impact our members are having on the scientific community,” said AANEM Executive Director Shirlyn Adkins. “We appreciate working with a publishing partner like Wiley that celebrates the achievements of such talented individuals.”

AANEM members (lead authors and second authors only) from the top 25 most downloaded articles from Muscle & Nerve in the last 2 years:

Robert Griggs - “Review of the Diagnosis and Treatment of Periodic Paralysis

Kenneth Attie - “Locally acting ACE-083 increases muscle volume in healthy volunteers

Victoria Lawson and Amro Stino - “Fibromyalgia syndrome and small fiber, early or mild sensory polyneuropathy

Perry Shieh - “Deflazacort versus prednisone/prednisolone for maintaining motor function and delaying loss of ambulation: A post HOC analysis from the ACT DMD trial

Teerin Liewluck and Margherita Milone - “Untangling the complexity of limb-girdle muscular dystrophies

Eric Logigian - “Acute nutritional axonal neuropathy

Neelam Goyal and Pushpa Narayanaswami - “Making sense of antisense oligonucleotides: A narrative review

Jennifer Tracy - “GAD65 neurological autoimmunity

Richard Finkel - “Motor milestone assessment of infants with spinal muscular atrophy using the hammersmith infant neurological Exam-Part 2: Experience from a nusinersen clinical study

Darryl Sneag and Joseph Feinberg - “Brachial plexitis or neuritis? MRI features of lesion distribution in Parsonage-Turner syndrome

Lawrence Robinson - “Postpolio syndrome and the late effects of poliomyelitis: Part 1. Pathogensis, biomechanical considerations, diagnosis, and investigations”     AND     “Postpolio syndrome and the late effects of poliomyelitis: Part 2. Treatment, management, and prognosis

John Morren and Yuebing Li - “Myasthenia gravis with muscle-specific tyrosine kinase antibodies: A narrative review

Noah Kolb and Mike Hehir - “Neuromuscular complications of immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy

Clifton Gooch - “Impact of expiratory strength training in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Results of a randomized, sham-controlled trial

Katharine Nicholson - “Improving symptom management for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

AANEM members who were lead authors from the top 10 cited articles that tie directly to the Impact Factor of Muscle & Nerve: 

Nens van Alfen - “Neuralgic amyotrophy: An update on diagnosis, pathophysiology, and treatment” 

Michael Benatar - “Efficacy of prednisone for the treatment of ocular myasthenia (EPITOME): A randomized, controlled trial”     AND     “ALS biomarkers for therapy development: State of the field and future directions

 Thomas Brannagan - “Causes of neuropathy in patients referred as "idiopathic neuropathy"

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