About Livers


Livers (ISSN 2673-4389) is an international, scientific, and open access journal that provides a platform for basic, translational, and advanced clinical research in the multi-disciplinary field of hepatology. It publishes reviews, original research articles, communications, perspectives, brief/case reports, and editorials. Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish their theoretical and experimental results in as much detail as possible. We also aim to gather the latest, most relevant studies and case series with accompanying systematic literature reviews for instant dissemination in the field of hepatology. There is no restriction on the maximum length of the papers, as full experimental and methodological details, as applicable, must be provided in order that the results can be reproduced.


Topics of interest with a view towards liver and biliary sciences include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Hepatitis (all forms);
  • Alcoholic liver disease;
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH);
  • Liver cirrhosis;
  • Biliary diseases;
  • Drug-induced liver injury;
  • Genetic and metabolic liver diseases and their complications;
  • Liver cancer and drug metabolism;
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma;
  • Liver fibrosis;
  • Immunology in hepatology;
  • Nutrition in hepatology;
  • Pathology in hepatology;
  • Diagnosis and therapy in hepatology.

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

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Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

St. Alban-Anlage 66
CH-4052 Basel

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Livers will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2024 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


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