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Special Issue Title: Brain imaging

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·  Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 September 2021

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor

Dr. Foteini Christidi

Medical Physics Laboratory, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

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Interests: Memory, neuropsychological assessment, cognitive neuroscience, learning and memory, neuroimaging, brain imaging, brain, executive function, cognitive neuropsychology, cognition disorders

Dr. Efstratios Karavasilis

2nd Dpt of Radiology, Attikon General University Hospital, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

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Interests: Brain imaging, neuroimaging

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Applied neuroimaging is a relentlessly developing field of radiology with both clinical and research applications. Recent years have seen an explosion in high-impact neuroscience papers capitalising on advanced neuroimaging techniques to test study hypotheses. The quantitative pipelines of a range of open-source and commercial software enable the meticulous evaluation of physiological and pathological processes and have been implemented across a spectrum of neurological and psychiatric conditions. Despite the differences in specific imaging techniques, the shared inspiration of applied imaging studies is the detection, characterisation and critical interpretation of subtle pathological changes in vivo complementing clinical observations, supporting prevailing views on disease mechanisms and often tracking changes longitudinally. Seminal papers in recent years have captured presymptomatic changes in mutation carriers, revealed propagation patterns in neurodegenerative conditions, confirmed treatment effects in clinical trials and invariably contributed novel academic insights. The objective of this special issue is to attract manuscripts from diverse neurological and psychiatric conditions to showcase the potential of applied imaging in research and clinical setting.

Dr. Foteini Christidi and Dr. Efstratios Karavasilis

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.


Structural neuroimaging, functional neuroimaging, metabolic neuroimaging, neurological conditions, psychiatric conditions

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