Digestive Diseases and Sciences (2018) 63:537–544
Acknowledgment of 2017 Reviewers
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The editorial team of Digestive Diseases and Sciences wishes to acknowledge and thank the individuals whose names appear
in the following list of reviewers for calendar year 2017. In this age of increasing demands placed on academicians, it is
indeed laudable that these scholars found the time to perform this essential task.
Anonymous scholarly peer review remains the single most important aspect of the academic process, ensuring that
published data adhere to a high standard that ultimately is the basis for scientiﬁc progress. Accordingly, manuscript
reviews by basic, translational, and clinical scientists, including members of the editorial board, fundamental to the
excellence and integrity of the journal, are vital to maintaining and improving its quality. Reviews provide needed per-
spective and critical analysis of scientiﬁc data essential to ensuring its veracity and reach, with consequent heightened
impact across our readership.
Digestive Diseases and Sciences has already come a long way thanks to your eﬀorts on its behalf. We look forward to
improvements in its stature that will be accomplished with the help of your skill, knowledge, and hard work.
Zakaria Abd Elmageed
Omar Abdel Salam
M. A. Abdelazeem
Ji Yong Ahn
Maryam Allahverdi Khani
Thiago de Almeida
D. L. Amarasiri
Tiing Leong Ang
Amanda B. Muir