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Journal of Central Nervous System Disease

Journal of Central Nervous System Disease

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Neurobiology | Neurology

eISSN: 11795735 | ISSN: 11795735 | Current volume: 15 | Current issue: 1 Frequency: Yearly

Journal Highlights

  • Gold open access journal – all articles are made freely available online immediately upon publication
  • Rigorous peer review
  • Listed in PubMed and indexed in Web of Science and Emerging Sources Citation Index Expanded (ESCI) and SCOPUS
  • Over 150 000 full-text article views annually

Journal of Central Nervous System Disease is a peer reviewed open access journal that focuses on clinical practice and research on all types of human brain and central nervous system disorders in addition to related genetic, pathophysiological and epidemiological topics. Please see the Aims and Scope tab for further information.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement

Journal of Central Nervous System Disease promotes inclusive, open science that reflects the disciplinary, human, and geographic diversity of the neurology community.

Diversity as a core value embodies inclusiveness, mutual respect, and multiple perspectives.

We welcome editors, editorial board members, peer reviewers and authors from all backgrounds, cultures, ethnicities, nationalities, races, religions, sexes, sexual orientations, gender identities, mental or physical (dis)abilities, ages, career stages, socioeconomic status or any other individual status.

We are committed to continually improving our editorial and review processes whilst playing our part in eradicating bias and inequality in all forms.

Open access article processing charge (APC) information

The article processing charge (APC) for this journal is currently 2650 USD.

The APC is payable when a manuscript is accepted after peer review, before it is published. The APC is subject to taxes where applicable. Please see further details here.

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Journal of Central Nervous System Disease is an international, open access, peer-reviewed journal that covers all types of human brain and central nervous system diseases and disorders. The journal considers manuscripts on epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, prognostication, and treatment of all brain and CNS diseases. The journal welcomes a wide range of article types, including original research, methodologies, case reports, reviews, perspectives, editorials and commentaries. Original research manuscripts may include laboratory, animal or human/clinical studies – all phases. All articles are listed on PubMed and are freely available via PubMed Central.

Alexander Rotenberg MD, PhD Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, MA, USA
Vice Editor-in-Chief
Robert Hoepner Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland
Deputy Editor-in-Chief
Ying Lou, PhD SAGE Publishing, China
Editorial Board
Amit Agrawal MD All India Institute of Medical Sciences Bhopal, Bhopal, India
Moahammad Ali Salehinejad Leibniz-Institut für Arbeitsforschung an der TU Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany
Stefano Barlati University of Brescia, Italy
Carlos Rodrigo Camara Lemarroy University of Calgary, Canada
Andrea Eugenio Cavanna PhD, MD University of Birmingham, Aston University, University College London, Birmingham/London, UK
Yong Chen PhD Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
Paul Edward Cooper Western University, London, ON, Canada
Permphan Dharmasaroja PhD, MD Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Yi Dong Huashan Hospital,Fudan University,China
Mustafa Q. Hameed MD Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, MA, USA
Omar Islam Queen’s University, Canada
Anna Maria Lavezzi University of Milan, Italy
Huazheng Liang Monash Suzhou Research Institute, China
Guglielmo Lucchese University of Zurich, Switzerland
Marcello Moccia MD, PhD Federico II University, Naples, Italy
Amit Rahul Latchme Persad Stanford University, USA
Apostolos Safouris Athens Metropolitan Hospital, Athens, Greece
Yasser Salem Hofstra University, USA
Afsaneh Shirani, MD, MSCI University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
Emanuele Tinelli Magna Graecia University, Italy
Hansen Wang PhD University of Toronto, ON, Canada
Chunlong Zhong Tongji University, China
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  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
  • ProQuest
  • PubMed Central (PMC)
  • Scopus
  • Manuscript submission guidelines can be accessed on Sage Journals.