Editorial board


Prof. Dr. Roman R. Poznanski

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Editor Board Members

Assoc. Prof. Qiu-Lan Ma, MD, PhD


1. Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
2. Geriatric Research and Clinical Center, Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, West Los Angeles VA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA

Interests: Alzheimer’s Disease; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Tauopathies; Protein Misfolding; Neuroimmunomodulation; Neuroinflammation; Neuroprotection; Preclinical Intervention for Drug Discovery with Cellular and Animal Models in Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases

Assoc. Prof. Giovanna Zamboni, MD, PhD


Department of Biomedical, Metabolic and Neural Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41126 Modena, Italy

Interests: Dementia; Imaging; Alzheimer's Disease; Frontotemporal Dementia; Functional MRI; Young Onset Dementia; Anosognosia; Unawareness of Dementia; Behavioural Disturbances; Neuropsychology

Dr. Pietro Caliandro, MD, PhD, FESO


Department of Geriatrics, Neurosciences and Orthopedics, Institute of Neurology, Stroke Unit, 00168 Rome, Italy

Interests: Stroke; Brain Plasticity; Movement Analysis; Neurosonology

Prof. Jing Xiang, MD, PhD


MEG Center, Department of Neurology and Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, USA

Interests: Magnetoencephalography; Neuroimaging; Neuroscience; Pediatric Neurology (e.g. Epilepsy, Migraine)

Dr. Emilia Barakova


Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Interests: Behavioral Robotics; Human-robot Interaction; Interaction Design; Neurorobotics

Prof. Dr. Hongmin Wang


Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences and Center for Brain and Behavior Research, Sanford School of Medicine, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069, USA

Interests: Alzheimer's Disease; Ischemic Stroke; Neurodegeneration; Neuronal Injury; Neuroprotection; Proteostasis; Drug

Dr. David Vaudry


1. Normandie Univ, UNIROUEN, Inserm, Laboratory of Neuronal and Neuroendocrine Communication and Differentiation, Neuropeptides, Neuronal Death and Cell Plasticity Team, Rouen, France

2. Normandie Univ, UNIROUEN, Regional Cell Imaging Platform of Normandy (PRIMACEN), Rouen, France

3. Normandie Univ, UNIROUEN, Rouen Proteomic Platform (PISSARO), Institute for Research and Innovation in Biomedicine (IRIB), Rouen, France

Interests: Cell Death; Differentiation; Neuropeptides; Cell Signaling; Brain Development; Stroke; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Cell Imaging; Omics

Prof. Dr. Ching-Liang Hsieh


1. Graduate Institute of Acupuncture Science, China Medical University, No. 91, Hsueh-Shih Road, North District, Taichung City, 404, Taiwan

2. Department of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 40447, Taiwan

Interests: Integration of Chinese and Western Medicine; Acupuncture; Chinese Medicine; Neurology; Neuroscience; Stroke; Epilepsy; Parkinson's Disease; Neuropathic Pain

Prof. Dr. Kuei-Sen Hsu


1. Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

2. Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

Interests: Synaptic Plasticity; Learning and Memory; Electrophysiology; Neural Circuit; Autism Spectrum Disorder; Epilepsy; Drug Addiction

Dr. Hahn Young Kim


Konkuk University Medical Center, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

Interests: Cerebral Ischemia; Vascular Dementia; Chronic Cerebral Hypoperfusion; Alzheimer's Disease; Cerebral Metabolic Clearance

Prof. Hsien-Yuan Lane


1. Graduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences, China Medical University, No. 91, Hsueh-Shih Rd., North Dist., Taichung City, 404, Taiwan

2. Department of Psychiatry and Brain Disease Research Center, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan3. Department of Psychology, College of Medical and Health Sciences, Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan

Interests: Clinical Psychiatry; Psychopharmacology; Neuropsychopharmacology; Clinical Neuroscience; Mental Illness; Clinical Assessment; Addiction Psychiatry; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Adolescent Psychiatry; Affective Neuroscience

Dr. Robert Friedman


Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America (retired)

Interests: Neuroscience; Cognition; Neuronal Morphology; Evolution; Genetics

Prof. Dr. Silvio Ionta


1. Department of Ophthalmology - University of Lausanne, Switzerland

2. Jule Gonin Eye Hospital - Fondation Asile des Aveugles, Switzerland

Interests: Neuropsychology; Translational and Clinical Research; Cognitive Neuroscience; Sensory-Motor System; Multisensory Integration; Neuromodulation; Brain Imaging; Neuroscience Robotics; Brain-Machine Interface; Neuroprosthetics; Computational Modeling

Prof. Dr. Che-Se Tung


Consultant, Division of Medical Research & Education, Cheng Hsin General Hospital, Taiwan

Interests: The Autonomic Nervous System; Cardiovascular Regulatory Mechanisms; Blood Pressure/Volume Homeostasis; Cardiovascular Variability; Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences

Prof. Paola Marangolo


Department of Humanities Studies, University of Naples Federico II, 80133 Naples & IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, 00179 Rome, Italy

Interests: Aphasia; Aphasia Rehabilitation; Neuromodulation; Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS); Motor and Language Interaction; Cognitive Treatment; Neurorehabilitation

Prof. Dr. Fortunato Battaglia


Department of Medical Sciences and Department of Neurology, Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, Nutley, USA

Interests: Transcranial magnetic stimulation; EEG; Depression; Anxiety; Stress; Medical education; Plasticity; Aging; Exercise; Wellness

Prof. Raúl E. Russo


Cellular and Molecular Neurophysiology. Instituto de Investigaciones Biológicas Clemente Estable. Avenida Italia 3318. CP 11600 Montevideo, Uruguay

Interests: Neural Stem Cells; Neural Regeneration; Spinal Cord Physiology and Intrinsic Properties of Neurons

Prof. Luigi De Gennaro


Department of Psychology, University of Rome Sapienza, Rome, Italy

Interests: Sleep; Sleep Disorders; Sleepiness; Dreaming; Sleep in Alzheimer Disease; Shift Work

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 Neurosciences, 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

Assoc. 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

Assoc. 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-iCenter for Affective Neurotechnologies (iCAN), 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

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

Prof. Dr. David Murphy


Bristol Medical School, Translational Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

Interests: Cardiovascular system; Vasopressin; Pituitary; Autonomic nervous system; Hypothalamus

Prof. Dr. Rubin Wang


1. School of Computer Science, Hangzhou Dianzi University, P.R. China
2. Institute for Cognitive Neurodynamics, School of Science, East China University of Science and Technology, P.R. China

Interests: Brain theory construction; Integration of brain theory and experimental neuroscience; Cognitive neurodynamics; Computational neuroscience

Dr. Ulises Gomez-Pinedo


Laboratorio de Neurobiología, Instituto de Neurociencias, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria San Carlos (IdISSC), Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain

Interests: Neurodegenerative diseases, Regeneration, ALS, MS, PD, AD, Stem Cells, Adult Neurogenesis, Cell Ther

Dr. Giulia Bivona


Department of Biomedicine, Neuroscience and Advanced Diagnostics, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy

Interests: Vitamin D Synthesis; Metabolisms and Biological Activities; Laboratory Markers in Cardiovascular Disease; Neurology; Infectious Diseases and Sepsis; Interactions Between Immune and Nervous Systems; Neuron-to-glia Communication

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Teng Jiang


Department of Neurology, Nanjing First Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China

Interests: Alzheimer’s Disease; Cerebral Vascular Diseases

Prof. Dr. Hui Chen


School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2007, Australia

Interests: Neurocognitive Dysfunction; Early Onset Neural Death; Metabolic Disorders

Dr. Raji Paul Grewal


Neuroscience Institute, Saint Francis Medical Center, School of Health and Medical Sciences, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, USA

Interests: Neurology; Neuromuscular Disease; Neurogenetic Disorders

Prof. Dr. James L. McClelland


Department of Psychology, Stanford University

Interests: Perception and Perceptual Decision Making; Learning and Memory; Language and Reading; Semantic and Mathematical Cognition; Cognitive Development

Prof. Dr. Woo-Yang Kim


Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University, Kent, OH, 44242, USA

Interests: Brain Development; Neural Circuit; Autism; Intellectual Disability; Neurogenesis; Neuron Migration; Axon/dendrite Development; Anxiety; Depression

Prof. Dr. Mario Manto


1. Unité des Ataxies Cérébelleuses, Service de Neurologie, CHU-Charleroi, Charleroi, Belgium

2. Service des Neurosciences, Université de Mons, Mons, Belgium

Interests: Brain; Neurology; Neuroscience; Neuroanatomy; Cerebellum

Prof. Dr. Mauro Silvestrini


Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Neurological Clinic, Marche Polytechnic University, Via Conca 71, 60020, Ancona, Italy

Interests: Neurological Diseases; Neuroscience; Imaging; Diagnostic Radiology; Atherosclerosis; Neuroimaging; Clinical Neurology; Atrial Fibrillation; Neurodegeneration; Neurodegenerative Diseases

Prof. Dr. Changjong Moon


College of Veterinary Medicine and BK21 FOUR program, Chonnam National University, Gwangju 61186, South Korea

Interests: Behavioral Neuroscience; Cognitive Function; Emotional Regulation; Prefrontal Cortex; Hippocampus; Molecular Neurobiology; Neurodegeneration

Prof. Radek Ptak


Laboratory of Cognitive Neurorehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Interests: Cognitive Processes; Neuropsychological Disorders; Spatial Neglect; Spatial Representation

Dr. Sara Salinas


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: Protein Trafficking; Membrane Trafficking; Intracellular Trafficking; Cell Culture; Endocytosis; Cell Biology; Neuron

Dr. Piero Pavone


Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University Hospital "Policlinico-San Marco", 95123 Catania, Italy

Interests: Epilepsy; Brain; Child Development; Neurological Diseases; Clinical Neurology; Pediatric Neurology; EEG Signal Processing; Pediatric Neuroscience; Movement Disorders

Dr. Imran Khan Niazi


1. Centre for Chiropractic Research, New Zealand College of Chiropractic, Auckland 1060, New Zealand

2. Faculty of Health & Environmental Sciences, Health & Rehabilitation Research Institute, AUT University, Auckland 0627, New Zealand

3. Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, 9220 Aalborg, Denmark

Interests: Biomedical Engineering; Brain Computer Interface; Biosignal Processing; Neurorehabilitation Technologies; Motor Control

Dr. Hubertus Himmerich


Section of Eating Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London, 103 Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8AF, UK

Interests: Eating Disorders; Affective Disorders; Psychopharmacology; Psychoimmunology

Prof. Dr. Chi-Rei Wu


Department of Chinese Pharmaceutical Sciences and Chinese Medicine Resources, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan

Interests: Behavioral Pharmacology; Medicinal Herbs; Neurodegeneration; Neurotransmitters; Neuroscience; Diabetes; Inflammation

Prof. Dr. Rafael Franco


1. Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red Enfermedades Neurodegenerativas (CiberNed), Spanish National Health Institute Carlos iii, Madrid, Spain

2. Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biomedicine, the University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Interests: G Protein-coupled Receptors; Microglia; Neuroprotection; Alzheimer's Disease; Parkinson's Disease; Multiple Esclerosis; Dopamine; Melatonin

Prof. Dr. Jose Donato Junior


Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Interests: Hypothalamus; Metabolism; Leptin; Neuroendocrinology; Growth Hormone

Prof. Dr. Ahmet Özer Şehirli


Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Dentistry, Near East University, Near East University, Boulevard, 99138, Nicosia, Cyprus

Interests: Pharmacology and Toxicology; Inflammatory Disorders; Pulmonary Toxicology; Oxidative Stress; Drug Toxicity

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