Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology

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Aims and Scope

Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology is published on behalf of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology is a peer-reviewed, open-access online journal dedicated to innovative clinical work in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology. Relevant topics include, but are not limited to, epidemiology and preventative medicine. This journal also welcomes hypothesis-generating case series, methods papers, and translational research.

CTG publishes:

  • Original Research Articles, including smaller-sized, early phase, hypothesis-generating translational studies
  • Review Articles
  • Methods Papers
  • Case Series
  • Letters to the Editors

Topics include:

  • Colon and Small Bowel
  • Endoscopy and Novel Diagnostics
  • Esophagus
  • Functional GI Disorders
  • Immunology of the GI tract
  • Microbiology of the GI tract
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Liver
  • Pancreas and Biliary Tract
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Nutrition/Obesity
  • Stomach

Guide to Authors and Online Submission

Please read the full Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology Guide to Authors, and visit the online submission site to submit your manuscript.

Indexing and Archiving

Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology is indexed on PubMed and is archived on PubMed Central. Published articles will be deposited for archiving on PubMed Central by Nature Publishing as a service to authors. An application to ISI’s Web of Science for inclusion in Journal Citation Reports is in progress.

Open Access

Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology will make all content freely available to all researchers worldwide, ensuring maximum dissemination of content through the nature.com platform. Content is published online on a weekly basis to provide timely communication to the community and keep publication times to a minimum.

The pricing structure for the Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology (CTG) has been revised to include two new, lower article processing charges (APCs). In addition to the standard $3,200 APC, an American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Member APC ($2,500) and a Preferred Transfer Rate APC ($1,900) are now available. Manuscripts authored by a current ACG member are eligible for the ACG Member APC. Authors who accept the Editors’ invitation to transfer their manuscript from The American Journal of Gastroenterology (AJG) to CTG will be offered the Preferred Transfer Rate APC. Only one rate may be applied per manuscript. The ACG is pleased to announce that sponsorship, for a limited time, may be available to authors for a part of the publishing costs. Eligible authors will be contacted by the Editorial Office directly.

Creative Commons License

Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology articles are published either under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 license or a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 license, at the free choice of the authors.

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Contact Information

For questions, please contact Lindsey Topp, Managing Editor, at ltopp@gi.org.

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