Hoboken, N.J., September 6, 2006 -- Global publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced a new agreement with the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) whereby Wiley will provide complimentary subscriptions of the journal Hepatology to all NASPGHAN fellows. Hepatology is an official journal of AASLD and is published on behalf of the Association by Wiley.
Hepatology is the premier worldwide journal publishing original, peer-reviewed articles concerning all aspects of liver structure, function, and disease.
"As chair of the AASLD Publications Committee, I am pleased that our publisher, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. is providing Hepatology without charge to trainees in Pediatric Gastroenterology/Hepatology," said William Balistreri, M.D. "Hepatology is the premier journal in the field and access to the important basic and translational research published in its pages will stimulate young investigators and we hope lead to the improved care of children with hepatobiliary disease."
"NASPGHAN welcomes this partnership with AASLD and Wiley and appreciates the generous support extended to the training and educating of our next generation of pediatric gastroenterologists," said Philip M. Sherman, M.D., President of NASPGHAN.
For more information about NASPGHAN, please visit their website at www.naspghan.org; for more information about AASLD, please visit www.aasld.org; and for more information about the journal Hepatology, please visit www.interscience.wiley.com/journal/hepatology.
The North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (NASPGHAN), founded in 1972, is the only society in North America and the largest in the world dedicated to serving the Pediatric Gastroenterology and nutrition communities. The mission of NASPGHAN is to be a world leader in advancing the science and clinical practice of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition in health and disease. NASPGHAN was established to advance the understanding of the normal development and physiology of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver in infants, children, and adolescents, and to foster the dissemination of this knowledge through scientific meetings, public education, and interaction with other organizations concerned with Pediatric Gastroenterology and nutrition. For more information, please visit http://www.naspghan.org.
About The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) is a leading organization of scientists and healthcare professionals committed to preventing and curing liver disease. See http://www.aasld.org for more information about the AASLD.
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