December 2017 - Volume 65 - Issue 6

  • Europe: Hania Szajewska, MD
    NA: Melvin B. Heyman, MD, MPH
  • 0277-2116
  • 1536-4801
  • 12 issues
  • 39/79 in Gastroenterology & Hepatology; 33/81 in Nutrition & Dietetics; 18/121 in Pediatrics
  • 2.799

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


Lack of Association Between Interleukin 28B Polymorphism and Vertical Transmission of Hepatitis C

Psaros Einberg, Afrodite; Duberg, Ann-Sofi; Filipovich, Olga; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 65(6):608-612, December 2017.

Gastroenterology: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Gastroenterology: Celiac Disease

Mass Screening for Celiac Disease Among School-aged Children: Toward Exploring Celiac Iceberg in Saudi Arabia

Al-Hussaini, Abdulrahman; Troncone, Riccardo; Khormi, Musa; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 65(6):646-651, December 2017.






Chymotrypsinogen C Genetic Variants, Including c.180TT, Are Strongly Associated With Chronic Pancreatitis in Pediatric Patients

Grabarczyk, Alicja Monika; Oracz, Grzegorz; Wertheim-Tysarowska, Katarzyna; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 65(6):652-657, December 2017.


Sugar in Infants, Children and Adolescents: A Position Paper of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Committee on Nutrition

Fidler Mis, Nataša; Braegger, Christian; Bronsky, Jiri; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 65(6):681-696, December 2017.

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