OBM Neurobiology is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. By design, the scope of OBM Neurobiology is broad, so as to reflect the multidisciplinary nature of the field of Neurobiology that interfaces biology with the fundamental and clinical neurosciences. As such, OBM Neurobiology embraces rigorous multidisciplinary investigations into the form and function of neurons and glia that make up the nervous system, either individually or in ensemble, in health or disease. OBM Neurobiology welcomes original contributions that employ a combination of molecular, cellular, systems and behavioral approaches to report novel neuroanatomical, neuropharmacological, neurophysiological and neurobehavioral findings related to the following aspects of the nervous system: Signal Transduction and Neurotransmission; Neural Circuits and Systems Neurobiology; Nervous System Development and Aging; Neurobiology of Nervous System Diseases (e.g., Developmental Brain Disorders; Neurodegenerative Disorders).

OBM Neurobiology  publishes a variety of article types (Original Research, Review, Communication, Opinion, Comment, Conference Report, Technical Note, Book Review, etc.). Although the OBM Neurobiology Editorial Board encourages authors to be succinct, there is no restriction on the length of the papers. Authors should present their results in as much detail as possible, as reviewers are encouraged to emphasize scientific rigor and reproducibility.

Publication Speed (median values for papers published in 2023): Submission to First Decision: 7.5 weeks; Submission to Acceptance: 15.9 weeks; Acceptance to Publication: 7 days (1-2 days of FREE language polishing included)

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Reviewer Board (71)

Sotirios Apostolakis, MD, MRes

Department of Neurosurgery, Metropolitan Hospital, Neo Faliro, GRC

Research Interests: Neurosurgery; Cognitive neuroscience; Spine; Statistical model

Dr. Niraj Arora, Assistant Professor

University of Missouri

Research Interests: Traumatic Brain injury; Nutrition; Critical care; Ketones; Dietary therapies; Stroke; Subarachnoid hemorrhage

Mohd Asnizam B. Asari, PhD, Associate Professor

Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Research interests: Honey, Natural product research, Oxidative stress, Neurotoxicity, Nanoparticles, Stress

Dr. Afshin Babazadeh, teaching academic staff at macquarie university

Center for Motor Neuron Disease (MND) Research, Macquarie medical school, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Macquarie Hospital and Clinics

Research Interests: TDP-43; Protein degradation pathways; Autophagy lysosome pathway; Ubiquitin proteasome pathway; Drug delivery; Nano medicine; Drug formulation; Neurodegenerative disease

Barbara Brett-Green, PhD, Associate Professor

Colorado State University - Pueblo

Research Interests: Multisensory Integration; Multisensory perception; EEG; Psychophysiology; Neurophysiology; Event-related potentials; Electroencephalography; Autism spectrum disorder; Epilepsy; Medical cannabis

Dr. Leonie Brummer

University of Groningen (educational advisor) and Utrecht University (lecturer and researcher).

Research Interests: Systematic reviews; Meta-analysis; (Quasi)experimental research; (Meta)cognition; (Life long) learning; Memory

Anna Capasso, PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Salerno, Italy

Research Interests: Addiction; Neuropharmacology; Neuroscience; Neurology; Psychiatry

Shubhangi Dalvi, PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Biochemistry, Grant Government Medical College and Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai, India

Research Interests: Alzheimer's disease; Interleukin-6; Cortisol; Homocysteine

Dr. Brooke Donnelly, Senior Lecturer Clinical Psychology

School of Medicine & School of Psychology, Western Sydney University

Research Interests: Neuroimaging; Eating disorders; fMRI; Binge eating; Emotion; Neurobiology

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh, Pediatric Pulmonologist and Pediatrician

Pediatric Respiratory

Research Interests: Allograft rejection; Biomarkers; Lung transplantation; Cardiac transplantation; Bronchiolitis obliterans/Chronic allograft rejection

Dr. Rahul Dubey, Assistant Professor

Department of Electronics Engineering, Madhav Institute of Technology and Science, Gwalior, India

Research Interests: Signal processing; Biomedical signal processing; Image processing; Signal processing in communication

Dr. Talha Bin Emran, Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy, BGC Trust University Bangladesh, Chittagong, 4381, Bangladesh

Research interests: Natural Product Chemistry, Alternative Medicine, Phytochemistry, Bioinformatics, Immunology, Vaccinology.

Dr. Giacomo Farì

Department of Biological and Environmental Science and Technologies (Di.S.Te.B.A.), University of Salento, 73100 Lecce, Italy

Research Interests: Osteoarthritis; Wheelchair sports; Musculoskeletal pain; Scoliosis; Shock wave therapy; Physical activity

Dr. Stephen G. Fashoto, Senior Lecturer

University of Eswatini (formerly University of Swaziland)

Research Interests: Machine learning; Data mining; Mental health application using machine learning; Health informatics; Soft computing

Cai Gao, PhD

Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, University at Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, USA

Research interests: optimization, heuristics, supply chain, machine learning

Mario Alberto García-Ramírez, PhD

Research Centre for Applied Sciences and Engineering (CUCEI), University of Guadalajara, Blvd. Marcelino Garcia Barragan 1421, Guadalajara, 44430, Jalisco, Mexico.

Research interests: Semiconductors, Development of Medical Devices, Biosensors, Numerical Analysis, Computer Aided EEC & ECG Analysis and finally wit my team Stress Analysis, Anxiety and Depression Analyses.

Vo Van Giau, PhD, Professor

Graduate School of Environment Department of Industrial and Environmental Engineering, Gachon University, Seongnam, South Korea

Research Interests: How neurogenetics-based biomarkers can be used to improve diagnostic accuracy in Alzheimer's disease; Biology of neurodegenerative diseases

Anna Hadjihambi, PhD

The Roger Williams Institute of Hepatology London, Foundation for Liver Research, London, UK

Research Interests: Dissecting the molecular mechanisms linking chronic liver disease to brain dysfunction, accelerated brain ageing and neurodegenerative conditions

Hani S Hafez, PhD, Associate Professor of Molecular Neuroscience

Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Suez University, Suez, Egypt.

Research interests: Neurodevelopmental anatomy disorders, Molecular gene expression for the neural cerebrum.

Hafizah Abdul Hamid, PhD

Department of Human Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

Research interests: natural products, neurodegenerative diseases, Alzheimer disease, cerebral small vessel disease, anti-oxidant, neuroinflammation.

Hend Mohamed Hussien, PhD

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutic, Faculty of Pharmacy, Pharos University, Alexandria, Egypt.

Research interests: Clinical biochemistry, Antioxidants, Free radicals and oxidative stress

Omotayo B. Ilesanmi, PhD

Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Federal University Otuoke, Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria

Research Interests: Biomedical sciences; Phytomedicine; Drug metabolism

Noboru Imai, MD, PhD

Department of Neurology, Japanese Red Cross Shizuoka Hospital

Research Interests: Trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias; Migraine: Giant cell arteritis; Headache

Dr Chakresh Jain, Associate Professor

Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (Deemed University), A-10 Sector-62, NOIDA INDIA

Research Interests: Computational biology; Neurodegenerative diseases; Deep learning model application in cancer and psychological diseases; Computer aided drug discovery

Fatjona Kamberi, PhD, Associate Professor

Research Center of Public Health, Faculty of Public Health, University of Vlore "Ismail Qemali", Albania

Research Interests: Evidence-based practice; Healthcare education and research; Health education and promotion; Public health; Mental health; Nutrition; Chronic care

Aliasghar Karimi, MD-Internist

Research Center for Neuromodulation and Pain, NAB pain clinic, Shiraz University of Medical Science, Shiraz, Iran

Research interest: Neurological diseases; Pain management; Health management; Endocrine diseases; Stem cell; tele Robotics systems; Artificial Intelligence

Sedigheh Khanjari, PhD, Faculty member (Associate Professor)

Nursing Care Research Center/School of Nursing and Midwifery Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS)

Research Interests: Quality of life; Sense of coherence; Cancer; Family caregiver; Psychometric of instruments; Pediatric; Premature newborn

Mohsen Khosravi, MD

Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran

Research interests: Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Mental health, Neuropsychiatry, Psychopharmacology, Neuropsychopharmacology

Navneet Khurana, PhD, Professor

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Lovely Professional University, India.

Research interests: in vivo studies related to Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and diabetes.

Dr. Aneta Kielar, Assistant Professor

University of Arizona

Research Interests: Cognitive neuroscience; Neurology; Language; Aphasia; Stroke; Primary progressive aphasia; Neuroimaging; Neurorehabilitation; Noninvasive neurostimulation

Bindu Kodati, PhD, Research Scientist

Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience, North Texas Eye Research Institute, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas, USA

Research Interests: Glaucoma; Neurodegeneration; Neuroprotection; Retinal ganglion cells; Neuroinflammation

Vsevolod Konstantinov, PhD, Professor

Department of General Psychology, Penza State University, 440026 Penza, Russia

Research interests: problems of adaptation of migrants in new living conditions; psychological aspects of cultural transmission; sociopsychological aspects of personality disadaptation; transformation of migrant identity; ethnic identity; local community; integration; migrants; refugees

Dr. Anthony Korner, Associate Professor

University of Sydney; Western Sydney Local Health District

Research Interests: Psychotherapy; Philosophy; Linguistics; Psychotherapy process; Lived experience

Dr Konstantin Korotkov, Professor

Bio-Well companies

Research Interests: Biophysics; Psychology; Human resources; Aging; Biofield

Dr. Abdulmalik Ahmad Lawan

Department of Computer Science, Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil

Research Interests: Systematic literature review; Autism research; Machine learning; Educational technologies; Emerging technologies; Computer information systems

Vincenza Rita Lo Vasco, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Human Anatomy

Morphology Section, Department of Biomedical, Metabolic and Neural Sciencez, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Research Interests: Phospholipase C; Phosphoinositide; Signal transduction; Schizoaffective disorders; Cancer; Osteosarcoma; Human bone

Brandon Lucke-Wold, PhD

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, United States

Research interests: traumatic brain injury, neurosurgical simulation, and stroke

Olga Maksakova, MD, PhD, psychotherapist, chief researcher

National Medical Research Centre of Neurosurgery by N.N. Burdenko, Moscow

Research Interests: Neurorehabilitation; Post-coma states; Psychotherapy of unconscious patients; Transdisciplinary team; Dynamic system theory in medicine; Psychophysiology; Psychotherapy and team building; Mind-body integrity; Methods for monitoring of body functional condition

Dr. David Mampre, Neurosurgery Resident

University of Florida

Research interest: Functional neurosurgery; Neuromodulation; Deep brain stimulation; Movement disorders; Epilepsy; Aerospace medicine

Hariprasath Manoharan, PhD

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Panimalar Engineering College, Poonamallee, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Research interests: Wireless biological networks; Wireless neuro systems; Wireless heath monitoring networks; Wearable wireless biological and communication networks.

Sarfaraz Masood, PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Computer Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi-110025, India

Research interests: Applied Intelligence, Artificial Neural Networks, Deep Learning

Dr. Marianna Mazza, Psychiatrist, MD, PHD

Department of Psychiatry, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 00168 Rome, Italy

Research Interests: Psychopharmacology; Mood disorders; Sleep disorders; Psychotherapy; Peripartum

Muhammad Zulfadli Mehat, PhD

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Research Interests: Neurodegenerative diseases; Anti-neuroinflammatory; Antioxidant horizon, especially using natural products or natural compounds

Dr. Carmela Mento, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology

University of Messina, Italy

Research Interests: Clinical psychology; Psychopathology; Assessment and consulting in clinical settings; Psychoanalysis

Hermann Moisl, Professor

International Quantitative Linguistics Association, UK

Research interests: Computational linguistics; Quantitative linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Computational neuroscience; Artificial neural networks ; Cluster Analysis

Sunil K. Narayan, MD, DM, DNB, PhD, FRCP (UK), FEAN, FAAN, FIAN, Professor (Senior Scale) and Head

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India

Research Interests: Stroke; Clinical neurobiology, Advanced neurorehabilitation

Nabi Nazari, PhD

Lorestan University , Faculty of Human Science, Dept Ppsychology , Kamalvand St, Khorramabad , Lorestan, Iran

Research interests: Unified protocol; COVID-19; Internet-delivered; Emotion regulation; Transdiagnostic intervention; Depression; Anxiety

Dr. Vincent Omollo Nyangaresi, PhD

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology

Research interests: Wireless network security; Artificial Intelligence; Machine learning; Communication systems

Joaquin Ortega-Escobar, Full Professor

School of Psychology. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. 28049-Madrid, Spain

Research interests: Vision; Visual behavior; Arthropods; Spiders

Stamatios Papadakis, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow/Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Department of Preschool Education, The University of Crete, Greece

Research interests: Educational technology; Mobile learning; Elearning; Covid implications to education.

Simone Di Plinio, PhD

Department of Neuroscience Imaging and Clinical Sciences, "G. d'Annunzio" University of Chieti-Pescara, Chieti, Italy.

Research interests: Functional connectivity; Graph analysis; Brain Network; Connectome; FMRI; Sense of Self; Agency; Identity; Cognitive Interference; Emotional Interference

Dr. Jessie Poquerusse, Research consultant

University of Auckland

Research Interests: Neurogenetics; Bioinformatics; Genomics; Developmental biology; Autism; Psychiatric Genetics

Marina Quartu, PhD, Full Professor

Department of Biomedical Sciences, Section of Cytomorphology, University of Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria di Monserrato, Monserrato, Italy

Research Interests: Chemical neuroanatomy; Human nervous system; Trigeminal sensory system; Hippocampus; Cerebral hypoperfusion/reperfusion; Peripheral neuropathy; Mesocorticolimbic system; Depression

Rohadi Muhammad Rosyidi, M.D, Ph.D Neurosurgeon

Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Faculty of Mataram University, West Nusa Tenggara General Hospital, Mataram, Indonesia

Research interests: neurosurgery, neurology, biology molecular, neuroscience, minimal invasif surgery, neurotrauma, neuropathology, neurobiology

Naira Sahakyan, PhD

Yerevan State University, Armenia

Research interests: neuroprotective activity; Plant metabolites; antioxidant activity; antibacterial activity, microglia

Ali Sahebi, PhD in Health in Emergencies and Disasters.

Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran

Research interests: Systematic reviewe and meta analysis, Mental health, psychiatric disorders, Disaster medicine

Elzbieta Salinska, PhD, Professor

Department of Neurochemistry, Mossakowski Medical Research Institute Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

Research Interests: Nervous system disorders; Neurodegeneration; Brain ischemia

Jörg Scheidt, PhD, Professor

Institute for Information Systems, University of Applied Sciences Hof, Hof, Germany

Research interests: headache, migraine, statistical analysis, data mining, citizen science projects, health data acquisition

Hadi Seyedarabi, Ph.D, Professor of Electrical Engineering

Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tabriz,Tabriz, Iran

Research interests:Image processing and Computer Vision; Medical Image and Signal Processing; EEG Signal Processing and Brain to Computer Interface (BCI); Brain Computational Modeling; Deep learning applications in Image Processing and Computer Vision.

Rail M. Shamionov, PhD, Professor

Saratov State University, Russia

Research interests: subjective well-being, psychological well-being, social activity, adaptation, adaptive readiness, health psychology, quality of life, discriminatory attitudes, personality, psychophysiological factors of well-being and behavior, oculomotor reactions.

Ridwan Islam Sifat, PhD fellow in Health Policy

School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Research Interests: Public policy and administration; Health policy; Health disparities; AI & Public policy; Digital health; Climate change & health; Reproductive health; Health communication

Tania Simona Re, PhD, Professor

UNESCO Chair "Anthropology of Health. Biosphere and Healing System", University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy

Research Interests: Use of natural remedies in the therapeutic field; Ethnomedicine; Altered states of consciousness; Medical anthropology; Clinical psychology; Gestalt psychology

Mingkuan Sun, PhD, Professor

Department of Toxicology, Nanjing Medical University

Research Interests: Gene-Environment interactions in neuro developmental; Neuro degenerative disorders

Dr. Sumit Thakar, Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon

Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India

Research Interests: Endoscopic skull base surgery; Neuro-oncology; Craniovertebral junction anomalies; Degenerative spine disease

Dr. Matteo De Tommaso, Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca

Research Interests: Attention; Motivation; Learning; Perception; Distraction; Habituation; Addiction

Tarik Touil, PhD, Assistant Professor
Biology and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Sciences, Ibn Tofail University, Kenitra, Morocco Research interests: Neurosciences
Anastassia Zabrodskaja, Ph.D., Professor of Intercultural Communication

Tallinn University, Baltic Film, Media and Arts School, Tallinn, Estonia

Research interests: Culture and Society; Philology and Linguistics; Applied linguistics, foreign languages teaching, sociolinguistics; SPECIFICATION: intercultural communication, identity, ethnolinguistic vitality, linguistic landscape, language contacts, code-switching

Dr. Mubashir Zafar, Associate Professor

Department of Family & Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Hail, Hail, 2440, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Research interest: Preventive medicine; Infectious disease; Health System; Epidemiology; Biostatics

Sergio Zanini, MD, PhD

La Nostra Famiglia Association / Scientific Institute Eugenio Medea - Italy

Research Interests: Adult neuropsychology; Migraine; Child neuropsychiatry; Autism; Aging

Dr. Ilirjana Zekja, Associated Professor, Dean of Faculty of Technical Medical Sciences

1: Faculty of Technical Medical Sciences
2: University Hospital Center, University of medicine, Tirana – Albania

Research Interests: University of Medicine; Technical medical sciences (nursing; physiotherapy; speech therapy; Lab and image technician; midwives); Neurology; Movement disorders; Parkinson' disease; Deep brain stimulation; Multiple sclerosis

Phillip Zoladz, Professor of Psychology

Ohio Northern University

Research Interests: Stress; Memory; Fear; Anxiety; Synaptic plasticity; Psychopharmacology; Animal models

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