March 2017 - Volume 64 - Issue 3

  • Europe: Hania Szajewska, MD
    NA: Melvin B. Heyman, MD, MPH
  • 0277-2116
  • 1536-4801
  • 12 issues
  • 45/76 in Gastroenterology & Hepatology; 39/77 in Nutrition & Dietetics; 27/119 in Pediatrics
  • 2.4

JPGN is looking for volunteers to peer review articles. Peer reviewers are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (tm). To be considered as a reviewer, please send an email to with the following information: full name, email address, institution and CV. You will then receive an email invitation to log into JPGN's Editorial Manager site and update your profile.

Potential reviewers include fellows in Pediatric GI, Hepatology & Nutrition, practicing pediatric gastroenterologists, and post docs and scientists/investigators in related fields.

Current Issue Highlights

Gastroenterology: Celiac Disease


Total Pancreatectomy With Islet Autotransplantation Resolves Pain in Young Children With Severe Chronic Pancreatitis

Bellin, Melena D.; Forlenza, Gregory P.; Majumder, Kaustav; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition . 64(3):440-445, March 2017.




Reproducibility and Inter-rater Reliability of 2 Paediatric Nutritional Screening Tools

Galera-Martínez, Rafael; Moráis-López, Ana; Rivero de la Rosa, Maria del C.; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition . 64(3):e65-e70, March 2017.

Gastroenterology: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Pediatric Crohn Disease Clinical Outcome Assessments and Biomarkers: Current State and Path Forward for Global Collaboration

Sun, Haihao; Vesely, Richard; Lee, Kerry Jo; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition . 64(3):368-372, March 2017.


Deficiency in Mucosa-associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma Translocation 1: A Novel Cause of IPEX-Like Syndrome

Charbit-Henrion, Fabienne; Jeverica, Anja K.; Bègue, Bernadette; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition . 64(3):378-384, March 2017.



Reduction of Arachidonate Is Associated With Increase in B-Cell Activation Marker in Infants: A Randomized Trial

Miklavcic, John J.; Larsen, Bodil M.K.; Mazurak, Vera C.; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition . 64(3):446-453, March 2017.


Specialized Imaging and Procedures in Pediatric Pancreatology: A North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Clinical Report

Lin, Tom K.; Troendle, David M.; Wallihan, Daniel B.; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition . 64(3):472-484, March 2017.

The Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition solicits original research manuscripts in areas of developmental biology and pathogenesis broadly related to intestinal, hepatobiliary, and pancreatic functions. All articles are published as PAP (Published-Ahead-of-Print) within 3-5 days of acceptance. The backlog of Original Articles is now only 3-4 months for in-print publication. Manuscripts with novel scientific data or findings of primary public health importance may be submitted for rapid publication. These submissions are prioritized for publication following a rapid review process completed in 10 days or less. The usual turnaround time from initial submission to PAP is less than 2 weeks, with publication in the next issue (approximately 2 months). Manuscripts should be submitted online to:

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