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February 2019 - Volume 68 - Issue 2

  • Europe: Hania Szajewska, MD
    NA: Melvin B. Heyman, MD, MPH
  • 0277-2116
  • 1536-4801
  • 12 issues
  • 51/79 in Gastroenterology & Hepatology; 39/81 in Nutrition & Dietetics; 39/121 in Pediatrics
  • 2.752

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



Alanyl-glutamine Protects Against Damage Induced by Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli Strains in Intestinal Cells

Prata, Mara M.G.; Cavalcante, Paloma A.; da Silva, Antonio V. Alves; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 68(2):190-198, February 2019.

Gastroenterology: Eosinophilic GI Disease

Gastroenterology: Inflammatory Bowel Disease




Gastroenterology: Celiac Disease

Red Spot Lesions in the Duodenal Bulb Are a Highly Specific Endoscopic Sign of Celiac Disease: A Prospective Study

Silvester, Jocelyn A.; Faucher, Elizabeth A.; McCarty, Caitlin E.; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 68(2):251-255, February 2019.




Updates in Pediatric Pancreatology: Proceedings of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Frontiers in Pediatric Pancreatology Symposium

Grover, Amit S.; Freeman, Alvin J.; Abu-El-Haija, Maisam; More

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 68(2):e27-e33, February 2019.

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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