The International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus (ISDE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Magnus Nilsson as the next Co-Editor-in-Chief (surgeon) for the Diseases of the Esophagus (DOTE) Journal. Effective September 29, 2022 Dr. Nilsson will succeed Professor Giovanni Zaninotto who is stepping down during the ISDE 2022 World Congress in Tokyo, Japan upon completing his second four-year term.
Published continuously since 1986, DOTE is a leading journal in the field of esophageal diseases with a broad international readership. The journal covers all aspects of the esophagus – epidemiology, investigation and diagnosis, and multidisciplinary treatment. The journal includes clinical research papers, short reports, commissioned review articles, correspondence, book and equipment reviews, annotated abstracts and announcements of meetings.
Dr. Nilsson is a professor of surgery and head of the Division of Upper Abdominal Surgery at Karolinska Institutet and senior consultant surgeon at the Karolinska University Hospital. His main clinical and scientific interests are gastric and esophageal cancer, focusing on minimally invasive surgical techniques, tailored lymphadenectomy, adjunct oncological therapies, and management of airway fistulas and other severe surgical complications. Dr. Nilsson has led several international randomized multicenter trials, such as the completed NeoRes I and II trials and the currently ongoing NEEDS trial. He is the Past President of ESDE and currently sits on the ISDE Board of Directors. He is also the chairman of the Swedish Society of Upper Abdominal Surgery and the Swedish National Registry for Gastric and Esophageal Cancer. For the last eight years, Dr. Nilsson has been one of the journal's most active associate editors.
Dr. Nilsson will be joining Dr. Neil Gupta, Co-Editor-in-Chief (medical) in managing all aspects of the journal including the editorial board and reviewers, working with the publisher on developing a world class vision for the journal, processing submitted manuscripts, identifying opportunities for improvement, ensuring content diversity, managing the DOTE Awards and working with the Associate Editor (Social Media) to highlight the journal on social media.
“We are very pleased to have such an accomplished individual with many years of experience as an associate editor” says Giovanni Zanninoto.
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