Hepatology Research is an international journal of the Japan Society of Hepatology, devoted to publishing Human and Animal studies, both basic and clinical, in the field of hepatology. Published monthly with content ranging from experimental, clinical, reviews, short communications, and case reports. Articles are also published Early View prior to print publication. The journal welcomes submissions from researchers around the world. Manuscripts can be submitted via ScholarOne Manuscripts. Preliminary notes(such as letters to the Editor) will also be accepted, regardless of the choice of journal for final publication.