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Editors-in-Chief :

Prof. Hong Ren (General Editor-in-Chief)
Institute for Viral Hepatitis, Department of Infectious Diseases, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University
Chongqing, China


Prof. George Y. Wu (Comprehensive Editor-in-Chief)
Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology–Hepatology, University of Connecticut Health Center
Farmington, USA


Dr. Harry Hua-Xiang Xia
Department of Gastroenterology, First Affiliated Hospital, Guangdong Pharmaceutical University
Guangzhou, China

Aims and scope

Journal of Clinical and Translational Hepatology (JCTH) publishes high quality, peer-reviewed studies in the clinical and basic human health sciences of liver diseases. JCTH has established high standards for publication of original research characterized by a study’s novelty, quality, and ethical conduct in the scientific process, as well as in the communication of the research findings. Each issue includes review articles by leading authorities on topics in hepatology that are germane to the most current challenges in the field. Special features will include reports on the latest advances in drug development and technology that are relevant to liver diseases. Regular features of the JCTH also include editorials, correspondence, and invited commentaries on rapidly progressing areas in hepatology. All articles published by the JCTH, both solicited and unsolicited, must pass a rigorous peer review. 

The open-access publishing model of JCTH avails an international readership, prompting worldwide interest from contributing authors, and helping promote the diverse range of hepatology topics covered in our journal. The JCTH welcomes submissions of articles within its topical scope including:

  • Novel discoveries in clinical and basic hepatology
  • Liver disease mechanisms
  • Novel techniques in research and management of liver diseases
  • Epidemiological/environmental factors of liver diseases
  • Role of immune system function in liver diseases
  • Acute and chronic hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Genetic and metabolic liver diseases and their complications
  • Hepatobiliary diseases
  • Liver cancer
  • Drug metabolism
  • Biliary disease
  • Peritoneal tuberculosis

Prof. George Y. Wu is responsible for the scientific quality of publications.

JCTH is currently indexed in PubMed and Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).

JCTH is owned by the Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University and published by XIA & HE Publishing Inc. Please click here to visit the website of JCTH


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NEWS 2019 Outstanding Contribution Award of JCTH 21 Dec