• Sherry A Salzman Scott MS

  • Senior Editor

    • MCRI - MCRI-Research Support Services
    • 1000 North Oak Ave. 1R4 Marshfield, WI 54449


MS, Biotechnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
BS, Biology & Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point

Work Experience

2004 to Present:
Senior Editor, Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, Clinical Medicine & Research
2001 to 2004:
Senior Research Associate, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Department of Molecular Oncology
1994 to 2001:
Research Associate, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Department of Molecular Oncology
1991 to 1994:
Research Associate, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Department of Human Genetics
1990 to 1991:
SERS Research Fellow, US Department of Energy, Argonne National Laboratories


Ms. Salzman Scott is a life science research and management professional experienced with conducting and analyzing basic science and translational research; evaluating innovations for technical merit and commercialization potential; administrative and project management; scientific writing and publishing. Sherry earned a Master's degree in biotechnology, an interdisciplinary science and business management degree, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

In her current role as Senior Editor, Sherry directs the editorial and publishing operations for Clinical Medicine & Research, a peer-reviewed, internationally-indexed medical research journal. Her responsibilities include evaluating submitted research articles for technical and publication merit; overseeing peer review of submitted articles by subject-matter experts; managing intellectual property of the journal including overseeing transfer of copyright, review requests and grant permissions for reuse of copyrighted material; developing, negotiating and managing annual operating budgets; initiating, negotiating and managing contracts for editorial and publishing services; establishing and overseeing implementation of editorial policies and procedures, workflows and timelines; overseeing publication of journal both online and in print; hiring and supervising personnel.

Prior to joining the journal, Sherry conducted basic science research investigating the molecular and genetic basis of human diseases. Her research interests included the molecular basis of cancer and development of therapeutic vaccines.

Select Publications

  • Weber JL, Wang Z, Hansen K, Stephenson MM, Kappel CK, Salzman SA,...et al. (1993 November). Evidence for human meiotic recombination interference obtained through construction of a short tandem repeat-polymorphism linkage map of chromosome 19. Am J Hum Genet. 53(5):1079-1095.
    PubMed ID: 8213834
  • Weber JL, Wang Z, Wilkie PJ, Bennesch S, David DE, Salzman SA. (1994). In: Gershon ES, Cloniger CR (Ed.), Genetic Approaches to Mental Disorders (Vol. 14). Washing, DC: American Psychiatric Press.
  • Friedenberg WR, Salzman SA, Phan SM, Burmester JK. (1999 July). Transforming growth factor-beta and multidrug resistance in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Med Oncol. 16(2):110-118.
    PubMed ID: 10456659
  • Salzman SA, Burmester JK. (2000 August). HIV-1 tat induced apoptosis of T-cells is not mediated by TGF-beta. Med Oncol. 17(3):211-217.
    PubMed ID: 10962532
  • Reding DJ, Zhang KQi, Salzman SA, Thomalla JV, Riepe RE, Suarez BK,...Burmester JK. (2001). Identification of a gene frequently mutated in prostate tumors. Med Oncol. 18(3):179-187.
    PubMed ID: 11917942
  • Zhang KQi, Polga D, Salzman SA, Burmester JK. Amino acids 67 and 68 of transforming growth factor-beta regulate binding to a glycosyl phosphatidyl inositol-linked membrane protein on vascular endothelial cells. Cytokines Cell Mol Ther. 2002 March; 7(1):25-30.
    PubMed ID: 12171248
  • Salzman SA, Mazza JJ, Burmester JK. (2002 March). Regulation of colony-stimulating factor-induced human myelopoiesis by transforming growth factor-beta isoforms. Cytokines Cell Mol Ther. 7(1):31-36.
    PubMed ID: 12171249
  • Bucholtz GA, Salzman SA, Bersalona FB, Boyle TR, Ejercito VS, Penno LS,...Burmester JK [including Peterson DW, Stone GE, Urquhart AC, Shukla SK.] (2002 May). PCR analysis of nasal polyps, chronic sinusitis, and hypertrophied turbinates for DNA encoding bacterial 16S rRNA. Am J Rhinol. 16(3):169-173.
    PubMed ID: 12141776
  • Zhang KQi, Salzman SA, Reding DJ, Suarez BK, Catalona WJ, Burmester JK. (2003 January). Genetics of prostate cancer. Clin Med Res. 1(1):21-28.
    PubMed ID: 15931281
  • Burmester JK, Suarez BK, Lin J, Jin CH, Miller RD, Zhang KQi,...Catalona WJ [including Salzman SA, Reding DJ.] (2004 December). Analysis of candidate genes for prostate cancer. Hum Hered. 57(4):172-178.
    PubMed ID: 15583422
  • Cross DS, Reding DJ, Salzman SA, Zhang KQi, Catalona WJ, Burke JM, Burmester JK. (2004 August). Expression and initial promoter characterization of PCAN1 in retinal tissue and prostate cell lines. Med Oncol. 21(2):145-153.
    PubMed ID: 15299187
  • Burmester JK, Salzman SA, Zhang KQi, Dart RA. (2006 November). Small molecule antagonists of the TGF-beta1/TGF-beta receptor binding interaction. Med Oncol. 23(4):553-562.
    PubMed ID: 17303915
  • Onitilo AA, Engel JM, Salzman-Scott SA, Stankowski RV, Doi SA. R.. (2013 June). Reliability of reviewer ratings in the manuscript peer review process: an opportunity for improvement. Account Res. 20(4):270-84.
    PubMed ID: 23805832
  • Dart RA, Onitilo AA, Salzman SA, Reed KD, Shukla SK. (2014 September). Ten years of Clinical Medicine & Research. Clin Med Res. 12(1-2):1.
  • Onitilo AA, Engel JM, Salzman-Scott SA, Stankowski RV, Doi SA. (2014). A core-item reviewer evaluation (CoRE) system for manuscript peer review. Account Res. 21(2):109-21.
    PubMed ID: 24228975
  • Doi SA, Salzman-Scott SA, Onitilo AA. (2016 January 20). Validation of the CoRE Questionnaire for Medical Journal Peer Review. Account Res. 23(1):47-52.
    PubMed ID: 26192007