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.