Amsterdam, 06 September 2007 Elsevier in partnership with the European Crohns and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) is set to launch the Journal of Crohns and Colitis, a new international journal on inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). This quarterly journal will be the official journal of the ECCO society and the first print issue will be available in September 2007.
The Journal of Crohn's and Colitis is concerned with the dissemination of knowledge on clinical, basic science and innovative methods related to inflammatory bowel diseases. The journal will publish original articles, review papers, editorials, leading articles, view points, case reports, innovative methods and letters to the editor. Supplemental issues of the journal will be published under a separate title, Journal of Crohn's and Colitis Supplements.
Miquel Gassull, M.D., Ph.D., Hospital Universitari Germans Trias I Pujol in Badalona, Spain and president of ECCO, will serve as the Editor-in-Chief of the new journal. The Editor-in-Chief is joined by a group of prestigious associate editors including Yehuda Chowers, Jean-Frd ric Colombel, Daan Hommes, Jack Satsangi, Stefan Schreiber, Sverine Vermeire and the consensus and guidelines editors Eduard Stange and Simon Travis.
Although it is the official journal of ECCO, the Journal of Crohn?s and Colitis is open to everyone in the world interested and working in the field of inflammatory bowel diseases commented Miquel Gassull. This will become a high quality journal, opening an interactive pathway between clinicians and basic scientists, publishing the best reviews, clinical trials, good observational data, modern epidemiology and relevant breaking news on the diagnosis and therapy of IBD.
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