Over the year, many DMR reviewers have made outstanding contributions to the peer review process. They demonstrated professional effort and enthusiasm in their reviews and provided comments that genuinely help the authors to enhance their work.
Hereby, we would like to highlight some of our outstanding reviewers, with a brief interview of their thoughts and insights as a reviewer. Allow us to express our heartfelt gratitude for their tremendous effort and valuable contributions to the scientific process.
This series on “The Pathogenesis of Hepatic Fibrosis: Basic Facts and Clinical Challenges” is edit-ed by Prof. Ralf Weiskirchen, Institute of Molecular Pathobiochemistry, Experimental Gene Therapy and Clinical Chemistry (IFMPEGKC), RWTH University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany.
The ongoing improvement in the quality of perioperative care of the cancer patient will not be driven solely by new techniques and novel therapies It will also be achieved through the accumulation of marginal gains across the entire perioperative journey, and the integration of both ERAS principles and further refinements in surgical and anaesthetic technique. We hope you enjoy this special edition of Digestive Medicine Research exploring some of these strategies in the perioperative care of the cancer patient.
This special series on “Metabolic liver diseases – lessons across the lifespan for understanding diseases, diagnosis and treatment” is guest edited by Dr. Elmar Aigner and Dr. Daniel Weghuber from Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria.
This special series on “Locoregional and systemic treatment in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma” is guest edited by Dr. Yi-Jen Chen from Department of Radiation Oncology, City of Hope Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA.
Digestive Medicine Research is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal with the mission to deliver up-to-date authoritative coverage of basic, translational, clinical research and operative techniques in digestive diseases, including but not limited to esophagology, gastroenterology, hepatobiliary pancreas, and related fields.