Exploration of Neuroprotective Therapy, a peer-reviewed, open access online journal. The journal publishes papers of the highest quality and significance in all areas related to Neurodegeneration/Neuroprotection/Neurorestoration, including authoritative assays on regulatory challenges. Priority is given to work providing translational advances, fundamental insights, authoritative opinions and novel perspectives. Both central and peripheral nervous systems are of interest to the journal. Appropriate topics include, but are not limited to, mechanisms of neurodegeneration, mechanisms of neuroprotection, neuron-glia interactions, pharmacological interventions in vivo and in vitro, evaluation of current therapies, therapeutic targets, epidemiological approaches, biomarkers, imaging and diagnostic tools for assessing neuroprotection, brain drug penetrance and brain drug metabolism, natural products, non-pharmacological therapies including deep brain stimulation, and herbal-basedtherapy, gene therapy approaches, antioxidants as neuroprotectants, regulatory challenges in approving neuroprotective drugs/interventions.
Exploration of Neuroprotective Therapy is a bimonthly journal and published in February, April, June, August, October, December. All accepted articles will be published "Online First" immediately after production, and will be officially published in a coming issue. Readers can access the content as quickly as possible, and the paper can be cited immediately.
All the articles of the journal are published under the CC BY license to further facilitate open access and improve the academic exchange among researchers. Under this license, authors retain the copyright and full publishing rights without restrictions, and they agree to make their original works completely available and free to use, copy and redistribute in all formats without permission as long as the authors and the original source are properly cited.
The journal adopts a single-blind peer review. Except for some Editorials released by the Editors, all manuscripts will undergo a strict review to assess their novelty, validity and significance, etc. More information can be found at Peer Review and Peer Review Guidelines. For the whole editorial process, please refer to Editorial Process.
To ensure long-term digital preservation, all the published articles will be archived on Portico platform. Authors are encouraged to deposit their articles in PubMed Central and Europe PubMed Central, or other appropriate funding body's archive.
The journal is owned and published by Open Exploration Publishing.