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Editorial Board

Editor

Lisa HeinkeBMC Series

Assistant Editor
Jashan AbrahamBMC Series

Systematic Reviews Editor

Mohammad Yaghoobi, McMaster University, Canada

Senior Editorial Board Members
Quirino Lai, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Peter Lakatos, McGill University Health Center, Canada
Yeong Yeh Lee, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Bárbara Peleteiro, University of Porto Medical School, Portugal
Vishal Sharma, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, India

Editorial Board Members
Colorectal cancer
Andrew Beggs, University of Birmingham, UK
Luis Carvajal Carmona, University of California, Davis, USA
Joaquín Cubiella, Hospital Universitario de Ourense, Spain
Mitsuru Esaki, Department of Medicine and Bioregulatory Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyushu University, Japan
Shiki Fujino, Osaka University, Japan
Stephan Hollerbach, AKC Celle, Germany
Leonardo Lino-Silva, National Cancer Institute (Mexico), Mexico
Norikatsu Miyoshi, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Caridiovascular Disease, Japan
Mala Pande, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Barbara Pardini, Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
Amitesh Roy, Flinders University, Australia 
Alexander Stein, University Cancer Center Hamburg, Germany

Epidemiology of gastroenterological disorders
Lei Huang, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Germany
Alfredo Larrosa-Haro, University of Guadalajara, Mexico
Tatsuki Mizuochi, Kurume University, Japan
Madunil Niriella, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
Daniele Piovani, Humanitas University, Italy
Gholamreza Roshandel, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Leo van Rossum, Dutch Health Council, Netherlands

Gastroesophageal disorders
Amin Talebi Bezmin Abadi, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
Stavros A Antoniou, University of Heraklion, Grece 
Chang Seok Bang, Hallym University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of
Osvaldo Borrelli, Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children NHS Trust, UK
Nicola de Bortoli, University of Pisa, Italy
Seng-Kee Chuah, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taiwan
Chen Shuan Chung, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
Ram Dickman, RMC, Israel
Dan Dumitrascu, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Leonardo Henry Eusebi, University of Bologna, Italy, Italy
Craig Friesen, Children's Mercy Kansas City, USA
Noriyuki Hirahara, Shimane University Faculty of Medicine, Japan
Shiaw-Hooi Ho, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Qin Huang, Harvard Medical School, USA
Damian Hussey, Flinders Medical Centre, Australia
Masahiko Inamori, Yokohama City University, Japan
Jingfang Ju, Stony Brook University, USA
Gwang Ha Kim, Pusan National University Hospital, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Republic of Korea
Shin-ichi Kosugi, Uonuma Institute of Community Medicine, Niigata University Medical and Dental Hospital, Japan
Philippe Lehours, University Bordeaux, France 
Jiing-Chyuan Luo, Veteran General Hospital & National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
Samantha Morais, Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto, Portugal
Wayne Phillips, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia
Radhakrishna  Rao, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, USA
Efstratios Saliakellis, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom
Edoardo Savarino, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria, Italy
Traci Testerman, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, USA
Ping-Huei Tseng, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
Paolo Usai-Satta, Gastroenterology Unit, Brotzu Hospital, Cagliari, Italy
Wen-Lun Wang, E-Da Hospital and I-Shou University, Taiwan
Thomas Wex, Otto-von-Guericke University, Germany 
Hyo-Joon Yang, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, South Korea

Hepatobiliary and pancreatic disorders
Ludovico Abenavoli , University Magna Graecia, Italy
Gian Luigi Adani, Academic University Hospital. Department of Surgery and Transplantation, Italy
Filippo Antonini, Augusto Murri Hospital, Italy
Georg Auzinger, King's College Hospital London & Cleveland Clinic London, UK
Stefano Bellentani, Clinica Santa Chiara, Switzerland
Dimitrios Bogdanos, University of Thessaly Medical School, Department of Medicine, Greece
Marco Carbone, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Evangelos Cholongitas, Medical School of National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Arif Mansur Cosar, Karadeniz Technical University Medical School, Turkey
Stefano Francesco Criná, The Pancreas Institute, University of Verona, Italy
Hailemichael Desalegn, St. Paul's Hospital Millennium Medical College, Ethiopia
Aisha Elsharkawy, Cairo University, Egypt
Ahad Eshraghian, Avicenna Center for Medicine and Organ Transplant, Iran
Antonio Facciorusso, University of Foggia, Italy
Paula Ghaneh, University of Liverpool, UK
Lydia Giannitrapani, University of Palermo, Italy
Shannon Glaser, Texas A&M Health Science Center, USA
Amit Goel, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Stephan Haas, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden
Masahide Hamaguchi, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan, Japan
Joung-Ho Han, Chungbuk National University College of Medicine & Hospital, Korea, Republic of
Ming-Lun Han, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
Goran Hauser, Clinical Hospital Centre; Medical faculty Rijeka, Croatia
Cheng-Maw Ho, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taiwan
Thomas Horvatits, University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Akira Imoto, Aoyama Hospital, Japan
Alisan Kahraman, Max-Grundig Clinic, Germany
Tatsuo Kanda, Nihon University School of Medicine, Japan
Wei-Yu Kao, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taiwan
David Kaplan, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Lindsey Kennedy, Indiana University, USA
Tatsuya Kin, University of Alberta, Canada
Aydın Köksal, Sakarya University, Department of Gastroenterology, Turkey
Sundeep Lakhtakia, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, AIG Hospitals, Hyderabad, India
Hyun Woong Lee, Chung Ang University Hospital, South Korea
Cosmas Rinaldi Lesmana, Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National General Hospital, Indonesia
Xiwen Liao, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, China
Andrea Lisotti, University of Bologna - Hospital of Imola, Italy
Claudio Luchini, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Italy
Benjamin Maasoumy, Hannover Medical School, Germany
Paolo Magistri, Universita degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Claudia Mandato, AORN santobono-Pausilipon, Italy
Mario Masarone, Universita degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Ryota Masuzaki, Vanderbilt University, USA
Luca Morelli, University of Pisa, Italy
Shinichi Morita, Uonuma Institute of Community Medicine Niigata University Hospital, Japan
Sajan Nagpal, University of Chicago, USA
Alessia Nottegar, Ospedale San Bortolo di Vicenza, Italy
Takeshi Ogura, Osaka Medical College, Japan
Marcello Persico, University of Salerno, Italy
Cyriac Philips, Ernakulam Medical Center, India
Sven Pischke, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
Carlo Pulitanó, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy
Xingshun Qi, General Hospital of Northern Theater Command, China
Giuliano Ramadori, University Clinic Internal Medicine, Germany
Ning Ren, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, China
Fernando Romeiro, São Paulo State University - UNESP, Brazil
Jonas Rosendahl, University of Halle, Germany
Philipp Schwabl, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
C. Roberto Simons-Linares, Cleveland Clinic, USA
Abhasnee Sobhonslidsuk, Ramathibodi hospital, Thailand
Maria Stepanova, Inova Health System, USA
Tung-Hung Su, National Taiwan University Hospital, TaiwanC
Hirokazu Takahashi, Liver enter, Saga University Hospital, Japan
Akinobu Takaki, Okayama University, Japan
Rupjyoti Talukdar, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, India
Alpaslan Tanoglu, University of Health Sciences, Turkey, Turkey
Sombat Treeprasertsuk, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Chih-Wei Tseng, Dalin Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Taiwan
Apostolos Tsolakis, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Cristiane Villela-Nogueira, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Manlio Vinciguerra, University College London, UK
Alessandro Vitale, Unità di Chirurgia Epatobiliare e Trapianto Epatico, Italy
Yee Hui Yeo, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Alessandro Zerbi, Humanitas University, Italy 
Dongwei Zhang, University of Rochester Medical Center, USA

Intestinal disorders
Makoto Arai, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Japan
Massimo Bellini, University of Pisa, Italy
Lorenzo Bertani, University of Pisa, Italy
Govind Bhagat, Columbia University, USA
Wojciech Blonski, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Hsiu-Chi Cheng, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Taiwan
Giuseppe Chiarioni, University of Verona, Italy
Parakkal Deepak, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Arjuna De Silva, Faculty of medicine Ragama University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
Piotr Eder, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
Gaetano Gallo, University of Catanzaro, Italy
Takuma Higurashi, Yokohama City University, Japan
Jörg Hoffmann, St. Marien- und St. Annastiftskrankenhaus, Germany
Gianluca Ianiro, Catholic University of Rome, Italy
Susanne Krug, University of Berlin, Germany
Marco Vincenzo Lenti, University of Pavia – IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Italy
Julajak Limsrivilai, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand
Govind Makharia, All India Institure of Medical Sciences, India
Valérie Pittet, Center for Primary Care and Public Health, Switzerland
Raja Affendi Raja Ali, The National University of Malaysia, Malaysia
Reetta Satokari, University of Helsinki, Finland
Annalisa Schiepatti, University of Pavia, Italy
Marco Soncini, S. Carlo Hospital, Italy
Ajit Sood, Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Hidetoshi Takedatsu, Kurume University School of Medicine, Japan
Yen-Po Wang, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
Shu Chen Wei, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taiwan
Hsu-Heng Yen, Changhua Christian Hospital, Taiwan
Fabiana Zingone, University of Padua, Italy

 

Nutrition and metabolism
Azita Hekmatdoost, NNFTRI, Iran
Paul Kelly, Barts & The London School of Medicine, UK
Richard Young, Nerve-Gut Research Laboratory, Australia
Maria Grazia Zizzo, University of Palermo, Italy

Editorial Advisors
Matías A. Avila, Universidad de Navarra, Spain
Giuseppe Brisinda, University Hospital Agostino Gemelli, Italy
Jonathan Dranoff, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
Rebecca Fitzgerald, Hutchison-MRC Research Centre, UK
Peter Malfertheiner, Otto-von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg, Germany
Carmelo Scarpignato, University of Parma, Italy
Martin Storr, University of Calgary, Canada
Nurdan Tozun, Acibadem University, Turkey
Luca Valenti, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione Ca' Granda IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Italy
Field Willingham, Emory University School of Medicine, USA

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