The European Medical Journal Editorial Board is composed of internationally renowned health experts, academics and clinicians. Regular contact with board members ensures that all comments, guidance and suggestions are received and handled appropriately.

Editor-in-Chief: Dr Jan Bornschein

Department of Internal Medicine I, Gastrointestinal Oncology, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany; Member of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Verdauungs-
und Stoffwechselerkrankungen (DGVF); Recipient of the Walter Krienitz Award for Research on Gastric Cancer in 2012.

Prof Lars Aabakken

Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo; Chief of Endoscopy, Medical Department of Gastroenterology, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway; Past President, European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE).

Dr Sorin T. Barbu

Professor of Surgery, “Iuliu Haţieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy,
Cluj-Napoca, Romania; Councillor in the Executive Committee of the International Society for Digestive Surgery – European Federation (EFISDS); Member of the United European Gastroenterology (UEG)
Public Affairs Committee (ESSAT representative) and UEG Meeting of Members (EFISDS representative); President of the Romanian Pancreatic Club.

Prof Guido Costamagna

Professor of Surgery, Head of Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Policlinico A. Gemelli, Rome, Italy.

Dr Eric Van Cutsem

Professor of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Head of Digestive Oncology, and Board Member of the Leuven Cancer Institute and of the Department of Oncology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg Leuven and KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

Prof Roberto De Giorgio

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences/Digestive System, University of Bologna, St. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy.

Prof Chadli Dziri

Head of Department B of General Surgery, Hôpital Charles Nicolle, Tunis, Tunisia.

Prof Abe Fingerhut

Professor, Section for Surgical Research, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria; First Surgical Department, Hippokrateon Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

Prof Najib Haboubi

Professor of Health Sciences, Liver and Gastrointestinal Pathology and Consultant Histopathologist, Department of Pathology, Spire Hospital; Honorary Professor, University of Salford Manchester, Manchester; Visiting Professor of Health Sciences, John Moore’s University, Liverpool, UK;
Past President, Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI) (2009-2010).

Dr Joshua Melson

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Co-Director,
Rush University Inherited Susceptibility to Cancer Clinic (RISC), Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Prof Matt Rutter

Professor of Gastroenterology, Durham University, Durham, UK; Consultant Gastroenterologist, University Hospital of North Tees; Clinical Director, Tees Bowel Cancer Screening Centre, Stockton-on-Tees, UK; Member, ESGE Governing Board; Committee Chair, ESGE Quality Improvement in Endoscopy and National Bowel Cancer Screening Evaluation; GI Research Lead, North East &
North Cumbria LCRN; Core Faculty Member, Northern Region Endoscopy Training Centre.

Prof Davor Stimac

Head of Gastroenterology, Internal Clinic Department, University Hospital Rijeka,
Rijeka, Croatia; President of the Croatian Pancreatic Club, and President of the Croatian Society of
Obesity; Member of the European Board of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (EBGH).

Dr Dina Tiniakos

Associate Professor, Medical School, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens,
Athens, Greece; Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Histopathologist, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK; President-Elect of the European Society of Pathology (ESP).