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Journal of Neurology, Neurological Science and Disorders

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    • Publication lead time3 - 4 weeks
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Publisher Information


Thomas Muller
Thomas Muller

Saint Joseph Hospital , Germany

Tel: ++49 30 92790223
Fax: ++49 30 92790703

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Domenico Antonio Restivo
Domenico Antonio Restivo

Nuovo Garibaldi Hospital, Italy

Tel: +39 095 7595329
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Marina Boban
Department of Cognitive Neurology
Zagreb University Medical School

Research Interest: Cognition, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Functional Anatomy, Transcranial Doppler

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Mahmoud M M Taha
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
Zagazig University

Research Interest:  Neurosurgical Management of Different Lesions Around the Foramen Magnum, Evaluation of Endovascular Intervention Versus Surgery in Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.

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Alin Ciobica
Department of Biology
University and Romanian Academy

Research Interest:  Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Oxidative, Stress, Behaviour

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Alessandro Landi
Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon
Sapienza University of Rome

Research Interest: Anterior and Posterior Spine Surgery; Cranio-Cervical Junction Surgery, Pain Therapy; Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Spine Surgery;  Spinal Neurooncology, Application of Hemocomponents in Spine Surgery;  Spine Trauma, Neurotraumatology, Biomolecular Research for Bone Augmentation.

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John F Bebawy
Assistant Professor
Anesthesiology and Neurological Surgery
Northwestern University

Research Interest: Neuroanesthesia, with a focus on interventions that affect cerebral blood flow and cerebrovascular hemodynamics

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John P Leonetti
Department of Otolaryngology
Loyola University Medical Center

Research Interest Acoustic Neuroma, Meningioma, Glomus Tumors, Temporal Bone Cancer, Parotid Tumors, & Facial Nerve Disorders

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Zhi-Dong Zhou
Assistant Professor
Department of Research & NBD
National Neuroscience Institute; Duke-NUS Medical School

Dr. Zhi Dong Zhou is graduated as a medical doctor in 1991 and had 5 years of postgraduate clinical training in internal medicine in China. Subsequently he acquired my Ph.D from Chinese Academy of Science, Shanghai Branch and started me research career in Singapore on dopamine (DA) neuron degeneration in Parkinson's disease (PD). Later he joined the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) as a member of the Singapore National PD Translational Bench to Bedside team and continue to work on DA neuron degeneration in PD. Currently, he is an Associate Clinician Scientist in charge of the Translational Therapeutics Laboratory of NNI and an Assistant Professor at Duke-NUS, NBD as well as a PI of NMRC and SHF grants.

Research Interest: Dr. Zhi Dong Zhou’s interests lie in identification and verification of novel key molecular targets, signaling pathways or neuro-protective agents relevant to pathogenesis and therapy of debilitating human neurodegenerative diseases, including PD, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and multiple sclerosis.


1). Zhi Dong Zhou & Eng King Tan. Dopamine (DA) toxicity in pathogenesis and therapy of Parkinson’s disease (PD). J Clin Bioanal Chem 2017 Volume 1 Issue 1, in press.
2). Zhi Dong Zhou & Eng King Tan. Iron Regulatory Protein (IRP)-Iron Responsive Element (IRE) Signaling Pathway in Human Neurodegenerative Diseases. Molecular Neurodegeneration, in press
3). Zhong Can Zhen., ..Zhi Dong Zhou, et al. LRRK2 Interacts with ATM and Regulates Mdm2-p53 Cell Proliferation Axis in Response to Genotoxic Stress. Human Molecular Genetics. In press.
4). Bin Xiao, Xiao Deng, Grace Lim, Shaoping Xie, Zhi Dong Zhou, and et al. Superoxide drives progression of Parkin/PINK1-dependent mitophagy following translocation of Parkin to mitochondria. Cell death and Disease. 2017. in press
5). Zhong Can Chen,,, Zhi Dong Zhou, et al. Phosphorylation of amyloid precursor protein by mutant LRRK2 promotes AICD activity and neurotoxicity in Parkinson’s disease. Science Signaling. 2017. in press
6). Lifeng Qiu, Mei-Chih Liao, Allen K Chen,, Zhi Dong Zhou, et al. Immature midbrain dopaminergic neurons derived from floor-plate method improve cell transplantation therapy efficacy for Parkinson’s disease. STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, in press.
7). Bin Xiao;, Zhi Dong Zhou; et al. p62-Mediated Mitochondrial Clustering Attenuates Apoptosis Induced by Mitochondrial Depolarization. BBA - Molecular Cell Research, 2017; 1864(7):1308-1317.
8). Murni T, Wen RJ, ,Zhi Dong Zhou, et al. Varied pathological and therapeutic response effects associated with CHCHD2 mutant and risk variants. Human mutation, 2017 Apr 21, doi: 10.1002/humu.23234.
9). Zhi Dong Zhou, Chao YX, Tan EK. Potential Implications of Mitochondrial Unfolded Protein Response in the Pathogenesis and Therapy of Dopaminergic Neuron Degeneration in Parkinson’s Disease. JSM Biotechnol Bioeng 2017; 4(1): 1075.
10), Zhi Dong Zhou* et al. Dopamine (DA) Dependent Toxicity Relevant to DA Neuron Degeneration in Parkinson’s Disease (PD). Austin Journal Of Drug Abuse And Addiction. 2016; 3(1): 1010. Corresponding author.....

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Ming-Chang Chiang
Assistant Professor
Department of Life Sciences
Fu-Jen Catholic University

Research Interest: His research interests include neuroscience, brain science, molecular cell biology, physical therapist, and intellectual property rights law

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Giuseppe Lanza
Consultant Neurologist
Department of Neurology
Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain

Research Interest: Cerebrovascular Diseases, Vascular-Related Cognitive Disorders, Neuropsychiatric Diseases, Clinical Neurophysiology, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) And, More Recently, Sleep Disorders And Gluten-Related Neuropathology

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Marco Segatto
Department of Biosciences
University of Milan

Research Interest: Comprehension, at  Molecular  and  Functional  Level, of  The Physiopathological  Roles  of  Cholesterol  Metabolism  In  Neurodegeneration,  Behavior  and  Cognition

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Noriaki Tomura
Department of Neuroradiology
Southern Tohoku General Hospital

Research Interest: Brain MRI, Brain MR-perfusion Brain CT, Brain 4D-CT, Brain CT-perfusion

Brain PET, Head and neck PET, Spinal cord PET Brain SPECT Brain Tumour. Tumour of the head and neck

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Hassaan Tohid
Department of Psychiatry
Harvard School of Medicine

Research Interest: Neuroimaging, fMRI, EEG, denial ( defense mechanism ), epilepsy, psychogenic seizures, neurodegeneration ,mirror neurons, autism and autism spectrum,  psychosomatics, psychodermatology , neurosurgery,  cultural psychiatry, social psychiatry, different techniques of neuroimaging, nanotechnology and its relevance to neuroimaging, Psychopharmacology, Anti-GAD syndrome and Stiff person syndrome , Schizophrenia, psychosis ,dissociative Identity disorder, Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Stroke.

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Sonia Villapol
Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Georgetown University,

Research Interest: On the Elucidating of Mechanisms of Cell Death, Gliosis, Inflammation   and   Neurogenesis   Via   Several   Models   of   Brain   Damage and   How Inflammatory Mediators Connect The Brain With The Periphery. To Date, My Research Has Mainly Been  Dedicated  Towards  The  Development  of  Novel  Therapeutics  to Repair  The  Brain  After Damage.

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Cheng-Ta Hsieh
Division of Neurosurgery
Sijhih Cathay General Hospital

Research Interest: Intervertebral Disc Arthroplasty ,  Microneurosurgery ,  Neuro-Oncology ,  Brain Injury , Craniotomy,  Traumatic Brain Injury ,  Traumatic Brain Hemorrhage ,  Astrocytoma ,  Medulloblastoma ,  Intracranial Aneurysm

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Fogang Fogoum Yannick
Consultant Neurologist
Fann Teaching Hospital

Research Interest: Migraine, Headaches, Cerebrovascular Disorders, Neuroinflammation, Neurocysticercosis.

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