Editorial Team

Editor-in-Chief

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Jiafu Ji, MD, FACS

Peking University of School of Oncology & Beijing Cancer Hospital, Beijing, China

Associate Editors-in-Chief

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Tan To Cheung FRCS(Ed), FCSHK, FHKAM, MS

Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
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Leonidas G. Koniaris, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
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Lu Wang, MD, PhD

Department of Liver Surgery, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Shanghai, China
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Ye Xu, MD

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Shanghai, China

Associate Editors

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Gianfranco Alpini, PhD

Scott & White and Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Temple, TX, USA
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Jiezhong Chen, PhD

School of Biomedical Sciences and Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
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Han Liang, MD

Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, National Clinical Research Center for Cancer; Key Laboratory of Cancer Prevention and Therapy, Tianjin, China
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Young Kyu Park, MD, PhD

Gastric Cancer Center, Division of Gastroenterologic Surgery, Department of Surgery Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, Jeollanam-do, South Korea
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Pinghong Zhou, MD, PhD

Endoscopy Center, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Editorial Board

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Alex Boussioutas, MD, PhD, FRACP

Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia; Cancer Genetics and Genomics Laboratory, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Victoria, Australia
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Jaffer A Ajani, MD

Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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Heike Allgayer, MD, PhD

Dept. of Experimental Surgery, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg and Molecular Oncology of Solid Tumors Unit, DKFZ (German Cancer Research Center) Heidelberg, Germany
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Naim Alkhouri, MD

Texas Liver Institute, University of Texas Health, San Antonio, TX, USA
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Gian Luca Baiocchi, MD

Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Brescia, and 3rd Division of General Surgery, University Hospital (Spedali Civili) of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
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Hideo Baba, MD, PhD, FACS

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
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Jae-Moon Bae

Department of Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
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Snigdha Banerjee, PhD

Cancer Research Unit, V.A. Medical Center, Research Division, Kansas City, KS, USA
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Yung-Jue Bang, MD, PhD

Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
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Giovanni Battista Levi Sandri, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Sant'Eugenio Hospital, Rome, Italy
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Thomas Berg  

Section of Hepatology, Clinic of Gastroenterology and Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Leipzig, Germany
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Luigi Bonavina, MD, FACS

Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, Division of General Surgery, University of Milano Medical School, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Italy
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Michael Bouvet, MD

Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
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Wanqing Chen

Deputy Director of National Office for Cancer Prevention and Control, National Central Cancer Registry of China
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Philip Wai Yan Chiu, MD (CUHK), MBChB (CUHK), FRCSEd, FCSHK, FHKAM (Surgery)

Department of Surgery, Institute of Digestive Disease, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
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SeungHo Choi, MD, PhD

Division of UGI Surgery, Department of Surgery& Director of Cancer Hospital, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
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Mauro Cives, MD

Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Bari, Italy
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Stephen Clarke, MD

Department of Medical Oncology, Royal North Shore Hospital, Pacific Highway, St Leonards, NSW, Australia
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Marcello Deraco, MD

Peritoneal Surface Malignancies Unit, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
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Gianfranco Delle Fave, MD

Digestive and Liver Disease Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, S. Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
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Wen-Xing Ding, PhD

Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
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Luca Fabris, MD, PhD

Department of Molecular Medicine (DMM), University of Padua, Padua, Italy
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Gen-sheng Feng, PhD

Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0864, USA
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Francesco Feo, MD

Division of Experimental Pathology and Oncology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
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Alvaro Antônio Bandeira Ferraz, MD, PhD, FACS

Federal University of Pernambuco, Pernambuco, Brazil
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Abe Fingerhut, MD, FACS

Section for Surgical Research, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
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Heather L Bradley-Franci, PhD

Scott & White and Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Temple, TX, USA
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Shai Friedland, MD

Department of Gastroenterology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA; VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
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Helmut Friess, MD

Department of Surgery, Klinikum rechts der Isar of the Technical University Munich (TUM), Munich, Germany

Shannon Glaser, PhD

Scott & White and Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Temple, TX, USA
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Ariel Halevy, MD, FACS

Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
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Sang-Uk Han, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Ajou University, Suwon, Korea

Chun-Yi Hao, MD, PhD

Peking University of School of Oncology & Beijing Cancer Hospital, Beijing, China
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Rachel Hargest, MD, FRCS

Cardiff China Medical Research Collaborative, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
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Stephen Hiscox, PhD

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cardiff University, UK
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Steven N. Hochwald, MD, FACS

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
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Mikito Inokuchi, MD, PhD

Department of Surgical Oncology, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
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Ammar A. Javed, MD

Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
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Wen G Jiang, MB, BCh, MD, FSB, FRSM

Cardiff University School of Medicine, Wales, UK
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Michio Kaminishi, MD, PhD

President, The Japanese Foundation for Research and Promotion of Endoscopy; Director General, Showa General Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
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Peter James Kahrilas, MD

Department of Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
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Tatsuo Kanda, MD, PhD

Sanjo General Hospital, Sanjo City, Niigata, Japan
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Chang Moo Kang

Department of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Pancreaticobiliary Cancer Clinic, Yonsei Cancer Center, Severance Hospital, Seoul, Korea
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Byung-Wook Kim, MD, PhD

Digestive Disease Center, Incheon St. Mary’s Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, Incheon, Republic of Korea
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Hyung-Ho Kim

Department of Surgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Korea
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Song Cheol Kim, MD, PhD

Division of HBP surgery, University of Ulsan College of Medicine and Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
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Seigo Kitano, MD, PhD, FACS

President, Oita University, Japan
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Yasuhiro Kodera, MD, PhD

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
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Somashekar Krishna, MD, MPH

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
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Nikhil A Kumta, MD, MS

Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, USA , United States
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Simon YK LAW, MBBChir (Cantab), MS (HK), MA, FRCSEd, FCSHK, FHKAM, FACS

Division of Esophageal and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
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Hyuk-Joon Lee, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
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Jan Lerut, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery – Université catholique Louvain (UCL) Brussels, Belgium

Ziyu Li, MD, PhD

Peking University of School of Oncology & Beijing Cancer Hospital, Beijing, China
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Paul F. Mansfield, MD, FACS

Department of Surgical Oncology The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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Tommaso Maria Manzia, MD

Department of Experimental Medicine and Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Liver Unit, Rome, Italy
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Daniele Marrelli, MD

University of Siena, Italy
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Shigeo Masuda, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery(Sawa Lab), Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
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Laleh G. Melstrom, MD, FACS

Department of Surgical Oncology, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
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Muhammed Ashraf Memon

South East Queensland Surgery (SEQS) and Sunnybank Obesity Centre, Sunnybank, Queensland, Australia
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Fanyin Meng, PhD

Scott & White Hospital, Texas A&M HSC College of Medicine, Temple, TX, USA
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Siddavaram Nagini

Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Tamil Nadu, India
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Atsushi Nashimoto, MD

Department Surgery, Niigata Cancer Center Hospital, Niigata, Japan
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John P. Neoptolemos, MD

Department of General Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
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Nalu Navarro Alvarez, MD, PhD

Center for Transplantation Sciences, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
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Simon Ng MBChB (Hons) (CUHK), MD (CUHK), FRCS (Edin), FCSHK, FRCSEd (Gen), FHKAM (Surgery), FACS

Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
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Eileen M. O’Reilly, MD

David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Research, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA

Kai Pan, MD

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Shenzhen People's Hospital, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
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Do Joong Park, MD, PhD

Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul, Korea
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Hiroshi Okabe, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan
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Eduardo A. Perez, MD

Division of Pediatric Surgery, DeWitt-Daughtry Department of Surgery, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
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Sungsoo Park, MD, PhD

Division of Upper GI Surgery, Department of Surgery, Korea University College of Medicine, MIS & Robotic Surgery Center, Korea University Medical Center, Korea University Anam Hospital, Seoul, Korea
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Theodoros E Pavlidis, MD, PhD

Second Surgical Propaedeutic Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Medical School, Hippocration Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
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Gilberto J. Paz-Filho, MD

The John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
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Mitchell C. Posner, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medicine , Chicago, IL, USA
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Mohamad Amin Pourhoseingholi, PhD

Department of Health System Research, Gastroenterology and Liver diseases Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Meng Qiu, MD

Cancer Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
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Giandomenico Roviello, MD

Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Onco-Hematology, IRCCS-CROB, Referral Cancer Center of Basilicata, Rionero in Vulture, Potenza, Italy
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Krish Ragunath, MBBS, MD, DNB, MPhil, FRCP Edin, FRCP Lond, FASGE

NIHR Nottingham Digestive Diseases Biomedical Research Centre, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospital, Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Akira Sawaki, MD, PhD

Department of Clinical Oncology, Kawasaki Medical School, Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama, Japan
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Atsushi Shiozaki, MD, PhD

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan
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Ashwani K. Singal

University of SD Sanford School of Medicine Avera Transplant Institute and Human Genetics Research Institute
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Jimmy Bok-Yan So, MBChB, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Glasg), FAMS, MPH

Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore, Singapore
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Vivek Subbiah, MD

Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics, The University of MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
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Rhonda F. Souza, MD, AGAF, FASGE

UT Southwestern Medical Center & VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX, USA
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Sanjaya Satapathy, MD

Liver Transplantation at the Northshore University Hospital/Northwell Health, Manhasset, NY, USA
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Yasuhiko Sugawara, MD, PhD

Liver Transplantation Division, Japanese Red Cross Hospital, University of Tokyo, Japan
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Rolf Teschke, MD

Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Klinikum Hanau, D-63450 Hanau, Germany
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Amy Tyberg, MD

Department of Gastroenterology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
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Steven Trocha, MD

Department of Surgery, Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC, USA
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Alessandro Vitale, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology, University of Padua, Padua, Italy , Italy

Ioannis A. Voutsadakis, MD, PhD

Algoma District Cancer Program, Sault Area Hospital, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario; Division of Clinical Sciences, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
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Jia Wei, MD, PhD

The Comprehensive Cancer Center, Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital to Medical School of Nanjing University, Clinical Cancer Institute of Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
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Joyce Wong, MD FACS

Department of Surgery, Northwell Health at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA , United States
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Yanghee Woo, MD

Department of Surgery, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, CA, USA
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Aiwen Wu, MD, PhD

Peking University of School of Oncology & Beijing Cancer Hospital, Beijing, China

Wei Wu, PhD

School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
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Justin Che-yuen Wu, MBChB, MD, FHKAM, FRCP (Lond, Edin), AGAF

Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Institute of Digestive Disease, State Key Laboratory of Digestive Diseases, LKS Institute of Health Science, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
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Han-Kwang Yang, MD, PhD

Division of GI Surgery, Department of Surgery & Cancer Research Institute, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea
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Chun-Nan Yeh, MD

Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Taoyuan
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Khay-Guan Yeoh, MBBS, MMed

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, National University Hospital, Singapore; Department of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
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Takaki Yoshikawa, MD, PhD

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, Japan , Japan
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Lu-Gang Yu, PhD

Department of Gastroenterology, Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool, UK

Lianhai Zhang, MD

Peking University of School of Oncology & Beijing Cancer Hospital, Beijing, China
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Xiaodong Zhu, MD

Department of Medical Oncology, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center (FUSCC), Shanghai, China
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Bruno Zilberstein, MD, PhD, FACS

Department of Gastroenterology, University of São Paulo School of Medicine, São Paulo, Brazil

Editorial Consultant

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Alexander J. Eckardt, MD

DKD Helios Klinik Wiesbaden (German Diagnostic Clinic), Wiesbaden, Germany

Managing Editor

Eunice X. Xu

Editorial Office, Translational Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Grace S. Li

Editorial Office, Translational Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Senior Editors

Amy Liu

Editorial Office, Translational Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Lucine M. Gao

Editorial Office, Translational Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Suki X. Tang

Editorial Office, Translational Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Language Editors

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Jeremy Dean Chapnick

Chief Language Editor, AME Hong Kong office; United States University Carthage College, Wisconsin, USA (Sept. 2012 to May 2016)
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John Ayric Gray

Chief Language Editor, AME Hong Kong office; University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (Sept. 2004-June 2009)

Science Editor

Mira Wu

Editorial Office, Translational Gastroenterology and Hepatology