• Editor-in-Chief

    Rafael Franco, PhD

    Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Email: rfranco123@gmail.com
    Associate Editors

    Abdelhamid Benazzouz, PhD

    Section: Brain stimulation
    Research Director, Team Leader, Neurochemistry, Deep brain stimulation & Parkinson’s disease, Neurodegenerative Diseases Institute, Bordeaux University, Bordeaux, France

    David Blum, PhD

    Section: Translational research on neuroprotection
    Senior Research Director, Inserm Alzheimer & Tauopathies Team, Lille Neuroscience & Cognition, Lille, France

    Raymond Chuen-Chung Chang, PhD

    Section: Neuroimmunology
    Professor, Laboratory of Neurodegenerative Diseases, School of Biomedical Sciences, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

    Ta-Yuan (T.Y.) Chang, PhD

    Section: Neurological alterations caused by cholesterol dyshomeostasis
    Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA

    Volker Dietz, MD, FRCP, FEAN

    Section: Spinal cord injury
    Professor (emeritus) and Senior Research Fellow at Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland

    Shile Huang, PhD

    Section: Mechanisms of neurodegeneration/neuroprotection
    Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Louisiana State University Health Science Center, Shreveport, LA, USA

    Peter Illes, MD

    Section: Neuron-glia protective interactions
    Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology, University of Leipzig, Germany

    Weidong Le, MD, PhD

    Section: Biomarkers
    Professor and Vice Dean, Medical School and Director of Neurology Institute, Sichuan Academy of Medical Sciences-Sichuan Provincial Hospital, Chengdu, China;
    Professor and Director of Center for Translational Research on Neurology Disease, the 1st Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, China

    Jorge Manzanares, PhD

    Section: Mental health and addictive disorders
    Professor of Pharmacology, Universidad Miguel Hernández.CSIC, San Juan de Alicante, Alicante, Spain;
    Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, New York University, New York, USA

    Zixu Mao, MD, PhD

    Section: Neural stress response and signaling
    Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology and Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

    Thomas Müller, MD

    Section: Chronic neurodegeneration with a focus on dementia and Alzheimer's disease
    Professor at Department of Neurology, St. Joseph Hospital Berlin-Weissensee, Berlin, Germany

    Hyun-Ock Pae, PhD

    Section: Microglia-mediated neuroprotection
    Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, School of Medicine, Wonkwang University, Iksan, Republic of Korea

    Nicolas Sergeant, PhD

    Section: Amyloidopathies and tauopathies
    Research Director, Alzheimer & Tauopathies Team, Lille Neuroscience and Cognition, Université de Lille, Inserm, CHU Lille, Lille, France

    Vijay K. Sharma, MD

    Section: Regulatory challenges
    Associate Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore;
    Senior Consultant, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital, Singapore

    Christopher A. Shaw, PhD

    Section: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Professor at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

    Henning Ulrich, PhD

    Section: Synucleopathies and Parkinson’s disease
    Full Professor and Head of the Laboratory of Neuroscience at the Dep. of Biochemistry at the Institute of Chemistry of the University of São Paulo, Brazil
    Editorial Board Members

    Diana Amantea, PhD

    Interests: ischemic stroke; neuroinflammation; neuroprotection
    Associate Professor of Pharmacology at the Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences of the University of Calabria, Rende (CS), Italy;
    Leader of the Stroke Research Unit at the Center of Preclinical and Translational Pharmacology, University of Calabria, Rende (CS), Italy

    Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari, PhD

    Interests: neurorehabilitation; physiotherapy; spasticity; stroke
    Professor of Physiotherapy at School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran

    Jesus Avila, PhD

    Interests: Alzheimer's disease; tau protein; neurodegeneration; neuronal reprogramation; aging
    Professor, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC), Madrid, Spain

    Vladimir Josef Balcar, PhD

    Interests: glutamate; GABA; neurotransmitter transporters; genetics of neurodegenerative diseases
    Honorary Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Australia

    Yujie Chen, MD, PhD

    Interests: subarachnoid hemorrhage; intracerebral hemorrhage; blood-brain barrier; pericyte; neuroinflammation
    Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China

    Cristoforo Comi, MD, PhD

    Interests: neurodegenerative diseases; neuroimmunology; Parkinson's disease; multiple sclerosis; Alzheimer's disease
    Associate Professor of Neurology, Head of the Multiple Sclerosis Center, and the Movement Disorders Center, University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy

    Kjell Fuxe, MD

    Interests: synaptic chemical transmission; volume chemical transmission; receptor-receptor interactions; heteroreceptor complexes; understanding learning-memory, neuroprotective-therapy of Parkinson’s-disease
    Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

    Howard E. Gendelman, MD

    Interests: neuroprotective immunity; regulatory T cells; adaptive immunity; Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases
    Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

    Said Ghandour, PhD

    Interests: gliogenesis; oligodendrocytes; myelination; myelin repair; animal models of brain white matter abnormalities; neuronal-glial interaction and neuroprotection
    Emeritus Research Director (Professor), University of Strasbourg and CNRS, France

    Henrik Hagberg, MD, PhD

    Interests: perinatal brain inury; neonatal; neuroprotection in the newborn; mechanisms of injury
    Professor, Head of Centre of Perinatal Medicine & Health, Inst of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden