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Wiley Acquires Clinical Cardiology and Scanning Journals

Sarah Fewster

Wiley Acquires Clinical Cardiology and Scanning Journals
Expands publisher's clinical and microscopy portfolio

Hoboken, N.J., August 16, 2006-John Wiley & Sons, Inc., announced 
today that it has acquired publishing assets from the Clinical 
Cardiology Publishing Company (CCPC) and the Foundation for 
Advances in Medicine and Science (FAMS). Wiley will assume 
publishing for two peer-reviewed journals, Clinical Cardiology: 
An Indexed and Peer-Reviewed Journal for Advances in the 
Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease and SCANNING, The Journal of 
Scanning Microscopies.

The acquisition complements Wiley's list of journals and adds two 
respected publications to the publisher's portfolio. "We are 
delighted to further strengthen our clinical and microscopy 
portfolios with these two titles," said Vickie Thaw, Vice 
President and Publisher for Medical Science Journals, John Wiley 
& Sons, Inc. "This acquisition enables us to expand our presence 
in these dynamic subject areas and provide practical, must-have 
information to specialists as well as academics and libraries."

"We are confident that under Wiley's direction the journals will 
retain their positions of leadership and continue to make 
significant contributions to the fields of cardiology and the 
microscopies," said Ms. Tony Bourgholtzer, Chairman of FAMS.

As an indexed, peer-reviewed, controlled circulation journal, 
Clinical Cardiology offers up-to-date research and information on 
advances in the treatment of cardiovascular disease, namely how 
clinical cardiovascular research translates into practice, 
interventional techniques, pathology, pharmacology, biochemistry, 
and rehabilitation, among others. Clinical Cardiology is 
distributed to more than 33,000 physicians, researchers, and 
pharmaceutical professionals in the United States.

A peer-reviewed journal, SCANNING, The Journal of Scanning 
Microscopies is published six times a year and delivered to 
approximately 3,500 scanning electron microscopists. The journal 
covers the latest research and developments in scanning electron, 
scanning probe, and scanning optical microscopies, as well as the 
current and future applications of this technology to clinical 
medicine and bioscience.

About CCPC

Clinical Cardiology Publishing Company, Inc., is the former 
publisher of Clinical Cardiology, An Indexed and Peer-Reviewed 
Journal for Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease.

About FAMS

The Foundation for Advances in Medicine and Science (FAMS) is a 
non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of medicine 
and science worldwide. It was formed for the purpose of 
disseminating current scientific and medical research data to 
researchers and clinicians in order to facilitate application of 
the most recent research data for the diagnosis and treatment of 
disease. FAMS also makes information concerning the readability 
of patient materials available to those producing and 
distributing such materials. FAMS will continue to publish books 
on subjects ranging from positron emission tomography to the 
history of cardiology.

About Wiley

Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., provides must-have 
content and services to customers worldwide. Its core businesses 
include scientific, technical, and medical journals, 
encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; 
professional and consumer books and subscription services; and 
educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and 
lifelong learners. Wiley has publishing, marketing, and 
distribution centers in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, 
and Australia. The Company is listed on the New York Stock 
Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb. Wiley's Internet site can 
be accessed at http://www.wiley.com.

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