The goal of the iPubMed Search is to make it easier to search for publications on MEDLINE database. iPubMed features:

  • Instant search on title, author, journal, MeSH heading, affiliation, and abstract
  • Error-tolerant search engine
  • Updates data from NIH daily
  • Includes references supplied by publishers

UCI Contributors



  • Shengyue Ji (Ph.D. Student)
  • Andrea Zilio (MS Student)

Tsinghua contributors are available at this mirror site.


The project is supported by the US NSF award No. IIS-0742960, the NIH grant 1R21LM010143-01A1, a Google Research award, the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant No. 60873065, and the National High Technology Development 863 Program of China under Grant No. 2007AA01Z152.

About iPubMed on Mobile Phones

To make it easy to search on MEDLINE publications using mobile phones, we developed applications on both iPhone and Android phones, using the iPubMed server as the backend. Our mobile applications have the following features:

  • Supports instant search on title, author, journal, MeSH heading, affiliation, and abstract;
  • Allows minor errors in the keywords;
  • Allows users to bookmark search queries and articles;
  • Allows users to email articles.


  • Jim Bui, jimb@uci.edu;
  • Du The Du, dtdu@uci.edu;
  • Anthony Wang, anthonyw@uci.edu;
  • Jerry Zhang, jerryzhang93@gmail.com;
  • Chen Li (Faculty)

We thank Inci Cetindil for her help in the project.

Mobile iPubMed Team

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