Editorial board


Prof. Dr. Roman R. Poznanski

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Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia and Rockefeller University, Malaysia

Interests: Neuroscience; Visual neuroscience; Mathematical modeling

Editor Board Members

Prof. Dr. Jolanta Dorszewska


Laboratory of Neurobiology, Department of Neurology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland

Interests:Genetics; Molecular biology; Neurodegeneration; Neuroscience

Special Issue in Neurodegeneration and neuroinflammation

Prof. Dr. Gerry Leisman


University of Haifa, Faculty of Health Science, Mt. Carmel Haifa, 3498838, Israel

Interests:Computational neuroscience; Developmental cognitive-motor interaction; Clinical neurophysiology

Dr. Ben H. Jansen


University of Houston, USA

Interests:(Biomedical) Signal analysis and intelligent systems; (Auditory) Evoked potentials and sensory gating; Transcranial magnetic stimulation

Prof. Dr. Henri Korn


Institute Pasteur, Paris, France

Interests: Mechanisms of neurotransmitter release in central synapses; The regulation and plasticity of chemical mediation; Neural networks and motor behaviors; The neurophysiology of integrated systems and nonlinear dynamics

Dr. Jaap van Pelt


Integrative Neurophysiology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Prof. Dr. Michael J. Spivey


Department of Cognitive Science,University of California, Merced, USA

Interests: Interaction between language and vision; Sentence processing; Word recognition; Visual attention; Visual memory; Eye movements; Computational modeling

Prof. Dr. Francois Roman


Neurobiology of Mnesic processes , Aix-Marseille Université,Marseille, France

Interests: Developmental Biology; Cell Biology; Neuroscience

Dr. Matteo Fraschini


Università degli studi di Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy

Interests: Brain networks; EEG; MEG; Pattern Recognition; EEG biometrics

Dr. Melvyn D. Goldfinger


Department of Neuroscience, Wright State University, USA

Prof. Dr. Jafri M. Abdullah


Department of Neurosciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia Health Campus, Malaysia

Interests: Addiction medicine; Medicinal chemistry; Neurology; Neuroradiology; Neuroscience

Prof. Dr. Stuart R. Hameroff


University of Arizona, USA

Interests: Quantum computation; Microtubule quantum consciousness; Orch-OR Theory; Anesthesiology and psychology

Prof. Dr. John R. Searle


University of California, Berkeley, USA

Interests: Philosophy of language; Philosophy of mind Intentionality; Social reality

Prof. Dr. Vladimir M. Pokrovskii


Department of Medicine, Kuban State Medical University, Krasnodar, Russia

Interests: Atrial fibrillation; Rhythm disorders; Chronic heart failure

Dr. Mark Solms


University of Cape Town, South Africa

Interests: Brain mechanisms of dreaming, emotion, motivation; Psychological mechanisms of confabulation and anosognosia syndromes

Prof. Dr. Edwin R. Lewis


Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Dr. Charles F. Stevens


Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA

Prof. Dr. Mauro Ursino


Department of Information Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy

Interests: Computational neuroscience; Bio-inspired neural network models; Brain rhythms; Multisensory integration; Semantic memory; Parkinson disease; Electroencephalography

Special Issue in The sensory-cognitive interplay: insights into the neural mechanisms and circuits

Prof. Dr. George L. Gerstein


University of Pennsylvania, USA

Interests: Representation of information in auditory and visual systems, particularly with reference to function of assemblies of neurons; Plasticity of assembly organization; Models of neuronal networks

Prof. Dr. Jack A. Tuszynski


Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Interests: Physiologically-based models and simulations for pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic applications, computational drug discovery; Molecular biophysics

Special Issue in Proceedings of the 2018 and 2019 summer schools on brain and gut neuroscience: from molecules to mood

Prof. Dr. William R. Levick


Eccles Institute of Neuroscience, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Interests: Focus on the organization of visual receptive fields led to the development of an intricate technique for obtaining simultaneous recordings from a retinal ganglion cell and the next neurone at the lateral geniculate nucleus in the central visual pathway.

Prof. Dr. Kenji Kansaku


Dokkyo Medical University, Japan

Interests: Intelligent informatics; Cognitive sciences; Cognitive neuroscience; Basic brain science; Physiology; Neuroscience - general

Prof. Dr. Ayla Arslan


School of Advanced Studies, University of Tyumen, Tyumen, Russia

Interests: Molecular neuroscience; Biological psychiatry

Special Issue in Neuropsychiatry and substances effects on brain and behavior

Prof. Dr. Soh Hidaka


School of Medicine, Fujita Health University, Japan

Interests: Visual neuroscience of neural circuit and electrical synapses via gap junctions in the retina and developing visual cerebral cortex

Special Issue in Synaptic plasticity

Prof. Dr. K. Nicholas Leibovic


University at Buffalo, The State University of New York,Buffalo, USA

Prof. Dr. Reinoud Maex


Royal Society Wolfson Biocomputation Research Lab., School of Computer Science, University of Hertofordhshire, UK

Interests: Pharmacy; Addiction medicine; Artificial neural network; Computing in mathematics, natural science, engineering and medicine; Neuroscience

Dr. André Fabio Kohn


University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Interests: Human neurophysiology with emphasis on the spinal cord; Modeling and simulation of neurons and neuronal networks; Motor control in humans; Clinical neurophysiology

Prof. Dr. Ricardo Zavala-Yoe


Instituto Tecnologico De Monterrey,Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico

Dr. Demirkan B. Gürsel


Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, USA

Interests: Molecular pathology; Molecular and cellular biology and digital pathology

Prof. Dr. David C. Spray


Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA

Interests: Gap junctions; Neuroparasitology

Prof. Dr. Gin McCollum


Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Portland State University, Oregon, USA

Interests: Sensorimotor neurobiology and related neuronal populations and cognition

Prof. Dr. Kenneth Lindsay


Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Interests: Neuroscience; Financial economics; Applied mathematics

Prof. Dr. Giorgio Carmignoto


Italian National Research Council, Institute of Neuroscience, Italy

Interests: Neuroscience

Prof. Dr. Guo, Ai-Ke


State Key Laboratory of Brain & Cognitive Sciences, IBP, Institute of Biophysics of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Interests: Neuroscience; Neurogenetics; Biophysics

Dr. Tetsuya Asakawa


1. Department of Neurosurgery, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan
2. Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China

Interests: Neurology; Functional neurosurgery; Behavioral science; Molecular imaging; Neurophysiology; TCM research (herb, acupuncture, etc.)

Special Issue in Exploration of mechanisms in cortical plasticity

Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Biagini


Department Of Biomedical, Metabolic And Neural Sciences Section Of Physiology And Neuroscience, University Of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy

Interests: Neuroscience; Endocrinology; Epilepsy; Stroke

Prof. Dr. Pasquale Calabrese


1. Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology Unit, Division of Molecular and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
2. Department of Neurology, University Clinic of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Interests: Multiple sclerosis; Parkinson’s disease; Dementia; Depression; Stress and cognition

Dr. Domenico De Berardis


1. Department of Mental Health, Psychiatric Service of Diagnosis and Treatment, Hospital "G. Mazzini", ASL 4, Teramo, Italy
2. Chair of Psychiatry, University "G. d’Annunzio" of Chieti-Pescara, 66100 Chieti CH, Italy
3. School of Nursing, University of L'Aquila, Section of Teramo, L'Aquila, Italy

Interests: Emotions; Alexithymia; Affective dysregulation; Suicide; Anxiety; Depression; Psychosis; Psychopharmacology; Bipolar disorders; OCD

Prof. Dr. Rocco Salvatore Calabrò


IRCCS Centro Neurolesi "Bonino Pulejo" , Messina , Italy

Interests: Disorders of consciousness; Neurorehabilitation; Innovation technologies; Virtual reality; Neuromodulation

Prof. Dr. Roy Beran


South Western Clinical School, University of NSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia
School of Medicine, Griffith University, Southport, Queensland, Australia Professor, Chair, Medical Law, Sechenov Moscow First State University, Moscow, Russia

Interests: Epilepsy; Health law & ethics; Neurological conditions & new therapies; Rehabilitation

Prof. Dr. Stefan Reuss


Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Mainz, Germany

Interests: General neuroanatomy; Neuroendocrinology (Hypothalamus, Pineal gland); Sensory systems (Vision, Hearing, Vestibular)

Prof. Dr. Giovanni Grasso


Section of Neurosurgery, Department of Biomedicine, Neurosciences and Advanced Diagnostics (BiND), University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy

Interests: Microsurgical treatment of brain neoplasms also the awake technique (awake surgery); Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia and other neurovascular conflicts; Treatment of cerebral vascular malformations (Aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, dural fistulas, cavernous angiomas); Treatment of hydrocephalus; Pain block for the treatment of headaches and neuromuscular syndromes; Cervical, dorsal and lumbar disc herniation surgery with minimally invasive microsurgical techniques; Treatment of degenerative pathology of the spine; Treatment of cervical myelopathy; Treatment of discites and spondylodiscites; Treatment of spinal instability; Treatment of osteoporosis and vertebral fractures; Treatment of Spondylolisthesis; Treatment of spinal tumors; Treatment of spinal vascular disease; Treatment of canalicular syndromes of peripheral nerves (entrapment neuropathies)

Special Issue in Modern image-guided surgical strategies in neurosurgical oncology

Dr. Filippo Brighina


Department of Biomedicine, Neuroscience and advanced Diagnostics (BIND), University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 143, 90129 Palermo, Italy

Interests: Migraine; headache; Pain; fibromyalgia; Non invasive brain stimulation; TMS; rTMS; tDCS; tRNS; Visuospatial attention and neglect; language; multisensorial perception

Prof. Dr. Gary Dunbar


1. Neuroscience Program and College of Liberal Arts and Social Scineces, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, USA
2. Field Neuroscienes Institue, Saginaw, MI, USA

Interests: Stem cells, Huntington’s disease; Glioblastoma

Prof. Dr. Marcello Ciaccio


Department of Biomedicine, Neurosciences and Advanced Diagnostics, Institute of Clinical Biochemistry, Clinical Molecular Medicine and Laboratory Medicine, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy

Interests: Multiple sclerosis; Neurodegeneration; Dementia; vitamin D; Cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers

Prof. Dr. Paolo de Girolamo


Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy

Interests: Central nervous system; Animal models; Vertebrates; Neuropeptides; Food intake; Growth factors

Dr. Marco Cavallo


Faculty of Psychology, eCampus University of Novedrate, Italy

Interests: Clinical and experimental neuropsychology; Cognitive functions; Dementia; Executive functions; Mind and brain correlations; Neuropsychological rehabilitation; Theory of mind

Prof. Dr. Amir Shmuel


Visual Systems Neuroscience and Brain Imaging Signals Lab, McConnell Brain Imaging Centre, Montreal Neurological Institute, Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, McGill University, 3801 University Street, room 786, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B4, Canada

Interests: Cortical layers; Resting-State functional connectivity; Neurovascular coupling; Visual cortex; Brain imaging; Functional MRI; Neurophysiology; Computational modeling

Dr. Livia D'Angelo


Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy

Interests: Central nervous system; Animal models; Vertebrates; Neuropeptides; Neurohistology; Brain aging

Prof. Dr. Jessica Filosa


Department of Physiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, Augusta, GA 30912, USA

Interests: Gain understanding of the signaling mechanisms governing bi-directional communication among the various cell types within the brain, especially the communication between neurons and their surrounding glial and vascular cells

Dr. Massimiliano Filosto


Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Brescia, Brescia, 25100, Italy

Interests: Mitochondrial DNA; Mitochondrial diseases; Mitochondria; Neurodegenerative diseases; Neuromuscular diseases; Motor neuron disease; Muscular diseases; Neuropathy; Rare diseases; Glycogen storage disease

Prof. Dr. Charles J. Prestigiacomo


University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA

Interests: Neurosurgery; Stroke; Neurovascular; Endovascular

Dr. Alex C. Manhaes


Neurophysiology Laboratory, Biology Institute, State University of Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

Interests: Immunohistochemistry; Proteomics; Physiology; Neuropharmacology; Neuroscience; Neurophysiology; Memory; Learning; Behavioral neuroscience; Learning and memory

Prof. Dr. Luis Puelles


School of Medicine, University of Murcia, Murcia Institute of Biomedical Research LAIB building, Avda.Buenavista, s/n, El Palmar (Murcia), 30120, Spain

Interests: Theoretical neuromorphology; Human neuroanatomy; Comparative neuroanatomy; Developmental neurobiology; Models of the brain or brain parts

Prof. Dr. Thomas Müller


St. Joseph Hospital Berlin-Weiβensee, Department of Neurology, Berlin, Germany

Interests: Neurology; Psychiatry; Pain; Parkinson's disease; Multiple sclerosis

Prof. Dr. Charles L. Pickens


Department of Psychological Sciences and COBRE CNAP Behavioral Neuroscience Core Director, 469 Bluemont Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA

Interests: Learning and memory; Pavlovian and operant conditioning; Neural compensation; Behavioral pharmacology; Alcohol; Functional neuroanatomy

Prof. Dr. Lucilla Parnetti


Section of Neurology, Centre for Memory Disturbances, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy

Interests: Alzheimer disease; Parkinson disease; Early diagnosis; Cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers; Alpha synuclein

Prof. Dr. Vincent Lelievre


Institute of Cellular and Integrative Neuroscience (INCI), University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France

Interests: Gene expression mechanism; Molecular biology; Autism and Asperger’s syndrome; Neurodevelopmental disorders

Dr. François Ichas


1. Institut des Maladies Neurodégénératives, CNRS et Université de Bordeaux, UMR 5293, Bordeaux, France
2. INSERM, Laboratoire de Neurosciences Expérimentales et Cliniques, U-1084, Université de Poitiers, Poitiers, France

Interests: α-synuclein amyloids; Fibril self-replication cycle; Fragmentation; Propagation; Mutual interaction of α-synuclein amyloids and neurons; Parkinson’s disease

Prof. Dr. Masato Nakafuku


1. Division of Developmental Biology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Research Foundation, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH, USA
2. Department of Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Interests: Development and regeneration of the central nervous system (CNS); Therapeutic strategies for neurological diseases

Dr. Leigh M. Riby


Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK

Interests: Neuropsychology; Brain imaging; EEG; Cognitive neuroscience; Mind wandering; Cognitive ageing; Completive neuroscience

Dr. Min Zhou


Department of Neuroscience, Ohio State University Columbus, OH 43210, USA

Interests: Astrocyte; Astrocyte syncytium; Ion channels; Gap junction channels; Ionotropic and metabotropic glutamate and GABA receptors; Glutamate transporters; Cerebral ischemia

Dr. Mahmoud M. Iravani


University of Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, England, UK

Interests: Neuroanatomy; Neurobiology; Dopamine; Parkinson's disease; Behavioral neuroscience; Neuroscience; Neurophysiology

Prof. Dr. José Luis Ferran


Human Anatomy and Embryology, University of Murcia (School of Medicine) and P.I. at the Murcia Institute of Biomedical Research (IMIB) LAIB building, Avda.Buenavista, s/n, El Palmar (Murcia), 30120, Spain

Interests: Comparative neuroanatomy; Developmental neurobiology; Neuroanatomy; Anatomy and physiology of the hypothalamic region; Comparative pretectal neuroanatomy; Motor and metabolic brain responses to physical activity; Dopamine and training programs

Prof. Dr. Maarten Van den Buuse


School of Psychology and Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora 3086, Australia

Interests: Schizophrenia; Psychiatric disorders; Mood disorders; Psychiatry; Psychosis; Hippocampus; Dopamine; Brain-Derived neurotrophic factor

Dr. Francesco Nicita


Unit of Neuromuscular and Neurodegenerative Disorders, Department of Neuroscience and Neurorehabilitation, IRCCS Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy

Interests: Pediatric neurology, especially neurogenetic or neurodegenerative diseases

Prof. Dr. George Panagis


Laboratory of Behavioral Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Crete, 74100 Rethymno, Crete, Greece

Interests: Behavioral pharmacology; Brain reward; Intracranial self-stimulation; Cannabinoids; Animal behavior

Prof. Dr. Gülgün Sengül

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Department of Anatomy, Ege University, School of Medicine, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey

Interests: Spinal cord injury; Spinal cord; Neuroanatomy; Neurobiology and brain physiology; Neurodegeneration; Neuroimaging

Dr. Jesús Pastor


Clinical Neurophysiology, Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, Madrid, Spain

Interests: Epilepsy; Deep brain stimulation; Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring; Quantified electroencephalography; Continous electroencephalography monitoring; Network theory; Multivariate analysis

Prof. Dr. Bruno Rossion


1. Université de Lorraine, CNRS, CRAN, F-54000 Nancy, France
2. CHRU-Nancy, Service de Neurologie, F-54000, France

Interests: Human face recognition; Prosopagnosia; N170; Intracerebral recordings; Frequency tagging

Associate Prof. Dr. Nelson Torro


1. University of Lorraine, Nancy, France
2. Federal University of Paraíba, João Pessoa, Brazil

Interests: Face emotion recognition; Perception; Emotion in psychiatric disorders

Associate Prof. Dr. Nicola Toschi


Department of Biomedicine and Prevention, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy

Interests: MRI physics; The development of mechanistic and statistical models for understanding physiological phenomena (i.e. central regulation of autonomic nervous system activity, causal brain connectivity, cardiovascular mechanics, tissue-field interactions in noninvasive neuromodulation); Advanced image processing (e.g. longitudinal deformation-based morphometry, multimodal image fusion, and image registration for subcortical and brainstem segmentation); Time-frequency approaches for quantifying autonomic activity; The application of non Gaussian diffusion imaging in neurodegenerative disease; Ultra-high field MR imaging; The predictive estimation of intraoperative cardiovascular risk

Prof. Dr. Thomas D. Parsons


1. Director, Computational Neuropsychology and Simulation (CNS) Laboratory, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, USA
2. Professor, College of Information, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, USA 3. Fellow, National Academy of Neuropsychology, Denver, CO, USA

Interests: Computational neuropsychology; Social neuroscience; Cyberpsychology; Virtual/augmented reality

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