British Journal of Gastroenterology


Online ISSN : 2633-092X

British Journal of Gastroenterology

British Journal of Gastroenterology is an international journal covering in all areas of gastroenterology, gastrointestinal surgery, gastrointestinal endoscopy and hepatology. The Journal is supported by an Editorial and Scientific Advisory board of international experts, researchers and clinicians working in the areas of gastroenterology, hepatology, pancreas and biliary and related cancers. Articles published by the journal are rigorously peer-reviewed. All articles published in the journal are available to readers completely free of charge. The journal welcomes submissions on the physiology, pathophysiology, etiology, diagnosis, and therapy of gastrointestinal diseases.

Founding Editor in Chief
Brooks D. Cash, MD
Chief, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Dan and Lillie Sterling Professor of Medicine
Endowed Director, Chao-Ertan Directorship
Co-Director, Ertan Digestive Disease Center
Department of Internal Medicine
UT Health Science Center at Houston/Memorial Hermann
McGovern Medical School, USA

Dr. Brooks D. Cash received his undergraduate degree in business administration with honors from The University of Texas at Austin. He earned his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and completed his internship, residency and gastroenterology fellowship at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. Dr. Cash is chief of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth where he also serves as a visiting professor of medicine. Prior to his relocation to UTHealth, Dr. Cash was chief of the gastroenterology division at the University of South Alabama in Mobile. Before that, he served for 24 years in the United States Navy, retiring in 2013 at the rank of captain. For 20 of those years, he was stationed at Bethesda Naval Hospital and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, during which time he served as chief of gastroenterology, chief of medicine and deputy commander for medicine at both institutions. He also holds an appointment as a professor of medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda. Dr. Cash is a diplomat of the American Board of Gastroenterology and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He has chaired numerous professional society committees and has been course director for national and regional ACG postgraduate meetings. He has authored over 150 articles and book chapters on a wide variety of gastrointestinal topics, including irritable bowel syndrome and chronic constipation, opioid induced constipation, colorectal cancer screening, CT colonography, acid-peptic disorders, Barrett’s esophagus, medical education techniques and evidence-based medicine.

Editor in Chief
Professor Janusz Jankowski
Consultant Clinical Adviser
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

British Journal of Gastroenterology is an open-access journal concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the digestive diseases and liver disorders.