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Update from EIC 2013
  1. Emad El-Omar, Editor in Chief
  1. Correspondence to Professor Emad El-Omar, Division of Applied Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK; e.el-omar{at}

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It gives me great pleasure to provide you with a quick update on our journal. In June this year the 2012 impact factors were announced and ours increased to 10.732 (2011 IF 10.111), the highest ever achieved for Gut. We retained third position among the 74 gastrointestinal (GI) journals. This is a very healthy position and reflects the hard work and commitment of my associate editors and our journal staff. This success would not have been achieved without the full support and loyalty of our reviewers and the editorial board. Most of all, however, I am very grateful to the authors who put …

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