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Pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer

Guest Editors
Rupjyoti Talukdar, MD, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology Hospitals, India
Ishaan Vohra, MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine, USA

Submission Status: Open until 21 March 2025

Women and gastrointestinal health

Guest Editors
Vivian Wai-Mei Huang, MD, Mount Sinai Hospital, Canada; University of Toronto, Canada
Cynthia Maxwell, MD, Women's College Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada

Submission Status: Open until 7 March 2025

Disorders of gut-brain interaction

Guest Editors
Ioana-Miruna Balmus, PhD, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania; Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania
Gerard Clarke, PhD, University College Cork, Ireland

Submission Status: Open until 4 March 2025

Environmental factors and digestive health

Guest Editors:
Shah Mohammad Fahim, MBBS, Nutrition Research Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
Vishal Midya, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA

Submission Status: Open until 17 February 2025

Liver autoimmune disease

Guest Editors:
Alessandro Granito, MD, University of Bologna, Italy
Alexander Miethke, MD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, USA
Vincenzo Ronca, MD, Humanitas University, Italy

Submission Status: Open until 23 September 2024

Vascular disorders of the liver

Guest Editors:
Andrea Mancuso, MD, ARNAS Ospedali Civico Di Cristina, Italy
Xingshun Qi, MD, General Hospital of Northern Theater Command, China
Le Wang, MD, General Hospital of Northern Theater Command, China
Yuzheng Zhuge, MD, PhD, Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University School of Medicine, China

Submission Status: Open until 1 September 2024

Gastroesophageal reflux disease: current developments and therapeutic strategies

Guest Editors:
Jimin Wu, MD, PLA Rocket Force Characteristic Medical Center, China
Mónica Rocío Zavala-Solares, MD, PhD, Universidad La Salle de México, Mexico

Submission Status: Open until 13 August 2024

MASLD/NAFLD: research and clinical innovations

Guest Editors:
Ludovico Abenavoli : University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
Yang Zou: Jiangxi Provincial People’s Hospital, China

Submission Status: Open until 18 July 2024


Advanced endoscopic procedures in gastroenterology

Guest Editors:
Chang Seok Bang: Hallym University College of Medicine, South Korea
Wandong Hong: The First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, China
Yeong Yeh Lee: Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Andrea Lisotti: University of Bologna, Italy
Kyaw Min Tun: Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA


Inflammatory bowel disease – advances in pathogenesis and treatment research

Guest Editors:
Lorenzo Bertani
: University of Pisa, Italy
Gaetano Gallo: University of Catanzaro, Italy
Vishal Sharma: Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, India

Liver cirrhosis and its complications

Guest Editors:
Cyriac Abby Philips: Rajagiri Hospital, India
Xingshun Qi: General Hospital of Northern Theater Command, China
Fernando Gomes Romeiro: São Paulo State University, Brazil
Le Wang: General Hospital of Northern Theater Command, China


Gut microbiome and precision nutrition

Guest Editors:
Amin Talebi Bazmin Abadi: Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
Gaetano Gallo: Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Jotham Suez: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.4 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.0 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.037 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.759 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    40 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    166 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    2,444 Altmetric mentions 

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