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Special Issue Title: Parkinson's disease

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·  Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 August 2021

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor

Dr. Ho-Sung Ryu

Department of Neurology, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Daegu 41944, South Korea

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Interests: Parkinson's disease

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a common neurodegenerative disorder, characterized by a clinical symptomatology involving both motor and non-motor symptoms, which may have a major impact on the quality of life. The pathological hallmarks of PD are abnormal accumulation of alpha-synuclein aggregates, Lewy bodies, and Lewy neuritis. The alpha-synucleinopathy in PD involves not only dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra pars compacta of the midbrain but also other vulnerable neurotransmitter systems in the central nervous system. To date, the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying various symptoms in patients with PD remain unclear. Additionally, both medication and surgical treatment can relieve the symptoms of patients with PD although the fundamental treatment is still unavailable. This special edition will comprise papers that are pertinent to Parkinson’s disease. The field of Parkinson’s disease has made major advances in recent years and I hope that some of the manuscript in this special edition will reflect on this.

Dr. Ho-Sung Ryu

Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at https://jour.ipublishment.com/imr/access/login by registering and logging into this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Journal of Integrative Neuroscience is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by IMR Press.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is $1500. We normally offer a discount greater than 30% (APC: $1050) to all contributors invited by the Editor-in-Chief, Guest Editor (GE) and Editorial board member. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English.


Parkinson’s disease, Alpha-synucleionpathy, Neurodegenerative disorders

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