Gastroenterologist takes the reins at the MJA

A Newcastle-based gastroenterologist has been appointed as the editor-in-chief of the Medical Journal of Australia.

Professor Nick Talley (pictured), who practises at John Hunter Hospital, will step down from his position as co-editor-in-chief of the journal Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics to head the MJA from 1 December.   

Prof Talley is also the president of the Royal Australasian College of