Uprooting race-based assumptions in biomedical journal articles

Angela Aifah, Deborah Onakomaiya, Ashlin Rakhra, Gbenga Ogedegbe

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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has exacerbated the structural inequities in healthcare and the challenges of translating research into public discourse. This article highlights key antiracist considerations, presents previously noted core challenges, and provides recommendations for writing and reporting. Importantly, this article contributes to combating racialized science in the biomedical community.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)830-832
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Molecular Medicine
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2021


  • biomedical reporting
  • guidelines
  • racialized science

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology


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