To acknowledge the support of our authors, Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease is pleased to announce the commencement of the John M Goldsmid Award for the best papers published in the period 1 January to 31 December 2018. After a thorough evaluation by the journal award committee, we are pleased to present the following three top-voted papers as winners of the John M Goldsmid Award:
Mark A. Deka and Niaz Morshed
Mapping Disease Transmission Risk of Nipah Virus in South and Southeast Asia Trop. Med. Infect. Dis. 2018
, 57. doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed3020057https://www.mdpi.com/2414-6366/3/2/57
Cecilie Knudsen and Andreas H. Laustsen
Recent Advances in Next Generation Snakebite AntivenomsTrop. Med. Infect. Dis. 2018
, 42. doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed3020042https://www.mdpi.com/2414-6366/3/2/42
Alison Luce-Fedrow, Marcie L. Lehman, Daryl J. Kelly, Kristin Mullins, Alice N. Maina et al.
A Review of Scrub Typhus (Orientia tsutsugamushi and Related Organisms): Then, Now, and TomorrowTrop. Med. Infect. Dis. 2018
, 8. doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed3010008https://www.mdpi.com/2414-6366/3/1/8
We congratulate and thank the authors for having chosen Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease to publish their work.
In recognition of their accomplishments, the winners of the 1st prize will receive a cash honorarium of 500 CHF. Each winner will be offered the privilege of publishing a paper free of charge in open access format in Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease, subject to the standard peer review procedure, in addition to an award certificate.