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BMJ Open Gastroenterology is an online-only, peer-reviewed, open access gastroenterology journal, dedicated to publishing high-quality medical research from all disciplines and therapeutic areas of gastroenterology. The journal publishes all research study types, from study protocols to phase I trials to meta-analyses, including small or specialist studies. BMJ Open Gastroenterology adheres to the highest possible industry standards concerning publication ethics. To read the journal's detailed guidelines please see our policies.

BMJ Open Gastroenterology is the open access companion journal of Gut and is co-owned by the British Society of Gastroenterology.

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Joseph Lim, Yale University, USA
Editorial Board

Would you like to join the team behind FG and help to shape it for the future?
The journal is looking for two new associate editors and a trainee associate editor. Click here for more details. The deadline for applications is 10th October 2018.


BMJ Open Gastroenterology accepts submissions of original research, protocols and reviews.
The Author Information section provides specific article requirements to help you turn your research into an article suitable for BMJ Open Gastroenterology.
Information is also provided on editorial policies and open access.