The Open Neurology Journal

ISSN: 1874-205X ― Volume 15, 2021

Note: Average publication time is 18 days between the final acceptance of revised manuscript and its publication


G. Messina (Biography
G. Messina

Prof Messina Giovanni is Senior Researcher of Physiology and Human Nutrition at the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine - University of Foggia. He received PhD in Food and Health with honors at the Second University of Naples, Italy. His research interests are Nervous control of body temperature, Correlations between thermogenesis and feeding behavior, Cortical and hypothalamic control of vegetative functions, Autonomic responses to stimulation with orexin A in various conditions, including those by neuroleptic drugs, Control of nociceptive transmission, Variations of metabolic and vegetative parameters in physiological and pathological conditions, Variations of Heat Rate Variability in physiological and pathological conditions. He has 80 publications and having H index 15


Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
University of Foggia


R.J. Castellani (Biography
R.J. Castellani

Dr. Rudy J. Castellani is a professor of pathology, and director of the Center for Neuropathology at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine. He was formerly a tenured professor of pathology and director of neuropathology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine between 2005 and 2016. Dr. Castellani has published extensively on the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of central nervous system disease, with over 250 peer reviewed publications, reviews, and book chapters, most notably on neurodegenerative diseases and the chronic effects of neurotrauma and chronic traumatic encephalopathy. He has received over to 11, 000 citations in the literature, with an H factor of 60.


School of Medicine
University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD

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Anna Capasso (Biography
Anna Capasso

Dr. Capasso is currently an associate Professor in University of Salerno. Prof. Capasso from 1977 at today is a tutor of several graduation and Ph.D thesis. She is the member of Italian Society of Pharmacology, Italian Society of Neurosciences and International Narcotics Research Conference group. The research of Prof. Capasso are documented by about 500 publications (including articles in extensor, chapters of books and congress International Communications). Prof.Capasso is the winner of young Participant Award (1992-1995), ECNP Fellowship Award (1996), EOC Bursary (1997) etc


Department of Pharmacy
University of Salerno

Regional Editor:

Region: South America
R. Maccioni (Biography
R. Maccioni

Prof. Dr. R.B. Maccioni is currently a Professor of Neurology at the University of Chile Medical School, Professor of Molecular & Cellular Neurosciences at the Faculty of Sciences, Director of the Laboratory of Molecular Neurosciences and Director of the International Center for Biomedicine (ICC). A scientist known for his major contributions to cell biology of neuronal cells and the study of Alzheimer´s disease He has been ranked among the top 3 scientists in Chile with the highest impact of citations and h-factor, and among world´s leading scientists in Alzheimers research. He has a record of about 160 publications in ISI and other indexed journals, and several scientific books, and is ranked among the 5 most productive scientists in Chile.


Faculty of Sciences
University of Chile

Section Editor:

(Current Frontiers)
D.A. Forero (Biography
D.A. Forero

He is medical doctor, graduated from the National University of Colombia and he did his PhD in biomedical sciences at the University of Antwerp (Belgium). He has authored 54 publications in international scientific journals and books (cumulative impact factor of 150.724, h index: 14). He is Associate professor at the School of Medicine of the Universidad Antonio Nariño (Bogotá, Colombia), being the current leader of the Biomedical Sciences Research Group, Director of the Neuropsychiatric Genetics Laboratory and Director of the PhD Program in Health Sciences.


School of Medicine
Universidad Antonio Nariño

Editorial Board Members:

G. Adler (Biography
G. Adler

Prof. Dr. Georg Adler has written a thesis on evoked potentials as a diagnostic tool in comatose head-injury patients and obtained Ph.D. degree in 1984. He served as a Head of the Psychiatric Out-Patient Clinic at Mannheim in Germany from 1993 to 1995. He also served as a senior lecturer of Psychiatry and currently, he is working as a Director of the Institut für Studien zur Psychischen Gesundheit (ISPG) at Mannheim. He has contributed more than 60 publications. He has also been cited in more than 900 publications.


Institute for Mental Health Studies (ISPG)

S. Bashir (Biography
S. Bashir

Dr. Shahid Bashir has been serving at the Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine King Saud University since 2011. He obtained B.Sc. (Chemistry and Biology) in 1998 from the University of Punjab. In 2001, he earned M.Sc. (Biology) and then got Ph.D. in Physiology in 2007 from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. He is also reviewing in most of the major journals in the fields of neurology, psychiatry and neurophysiology. He has contributed more than 40 publications. He has also been cited more than 600 times in different publications.


Neurosciences Center
King Fahad Specialist Hospital Dammam
Saudi Arabia

L. Cai (Biography
L. Cai

Dr. Li Cai’s research focus is on the regulatory mechanisms of gene expression in neural stem cells during normal development and neurological diseases. He, along with the people involved, are using integrative experimental and computational approaches to identify and characterize the genetic regulatory elements, e.g. enhancers and promoters, and their interacting protein factors that are involved in the gene regulation in neural stem cells. A thorough understanding of these mechanisms will provide the knowledge of neural stem cell differentiation into various neural cells as a source for tissue damage repair after injury or for potential treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.


Department of Biomedical Engineering
Rutgers University
Piscataway, NJ

C. H. F. Camargo (Biography
C. H. F. Camargo

Carlos Henrique Ferreira Camargo, currently working as a Research Associate (Invited Professor) in State University of Ponta Grossa Hospital Universitário Regional dos Campos. He has completed his PhD from Universidade Federal do Paraná in 2013. He has published 88 papers in total and have almost 7676 reads. His main research interests are Movement Disorders, Neurology, Tremor, Essential Tremor, Neurological Diseases, Dystonia, Botulinum Toxins, Clinical Neurology, Neurological Disorders, Adult Neurology, Neurologic Examination, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Brain Diseases, Neurogenetics, Parkinson's Disease, Parkinsonian Disorders, Neurodegeneration, Movement Neuroscience, Alzheimer's Disease.


Hospital Universitário Regional dos Campos
State University of Ponta Grossa
Ponta Grossa

M. Coco (Biography
M. Coco

Coco Marinella was born in Catania on 12/01/1979, in July 2002, with honors, a degree in Sports Science at the University of Studies of Catania Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Education. Form June 2017 a physiology researcher at the Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, University of Catania. It is a partner from 2007 to today of the Italian Society of Physiology (SIF) and the year 2014 to date of the Italian Society of Motor and Sports Sciences (SISMES), from 2015 affiliate member Italian Association of Psychology (AIP), from 2017 member of the Italian Society of Psychophysiology.


Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences
University of Catania

D.M. Durand (Biography
D.M. Durand

Dr. Dominique M. Durand is E.L. Linsedth Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neurosciences and Director of the Neural Engineering Center at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He received an engineering degree from Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Electronique, Hydrolique, Informatique et Automatique de Toulouse, France in 1973.In 1974, he received a M.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Case Reserve University in Cleveland OH., worked several years at the Addiction Research Foundation of Toronto, Canada and in 1982 received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto in the Institute of Biomedical Engineering. He serves on fourteen editorial boards of peer-reviewed scientific journals and he is the editor-in-chief and founding editor of the Journal of Neural Engineering.


Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Neurosciences
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH

G. Friocourt (Biography
G. Friocourt

Dr G Friocourt is a researcher at INSERM in the Unit of Genetics, Functional Genomics and Biotechnology in Brest University in France. Her research is on intellectual disabilities of genetic origin, and more particularly on genes involved in neuronal migration. She has, in the last years, focused on the study of the effect of mutations in the ARX (Aristaless related homeobox) gene, which is important for the development of GABAergic neurons. The aim is to understand using mouse and cellular models how these mutations can result in a wide spectrum of neurological phenotypes.


Department of Genetics, Functional Genomics and Biotechnology
INSERM Brest University

E. Jimenez (Biography
E. Jimenez

Dr. Eva Maria Jimenez Mateos is Research Fellow, Department of Physiology & Medical Physics, RCSI (Dublin, Ireland). She completed her PhD in Biology (Neurobiology) by the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. Her research interests are Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology , Neuroscience , Medicine , Immunology and Microbiology. In 2012 she received the Publication Award (From Neuroscience Ireland, for outstanding scientific paper by an Ireland-based neuroscientist. She is the author of 46 publications and having the h index 20.


Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

K. Kuca (Biography
K. Kuca

In the past, vice-dean for research Faculty of Military Health Sciences, University of Defence (2010-2012). Head of the technology transfer office (2012-2014). Head of the Biomedical research center, University hospital Hradec Kralove (2012-2016). Technology scout – University Hospital Hradec Kralove, University of Hradec Kralove and University of Pardubice (2014-2015). Vice-rector for creative activities and international relations – University of Hradec Kralove (2015-2016). In the past, advisor for several companies and universities. Recently, Adjunct or Invited professor – Florida International University (Miami, USA), Institute of Military Engineering (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil), Yangtze University (Jingzhou, China). Rector of the University of Hradec Kralove. Lecturer – biomedicine, science, technology for elderly, technology transfer, innovations, drug development.


Faculty of Informatics and Management
University of Hradec Kralove
Hradec Kralove
Czech Republic

R. Monastero (Biography
R. Monastero

Prof. Monastero is an Italian board certified Neurologist, PhD in Neurophysiopathology, with 4-year research fellowship in Neuropsychology at the University of Palermo with specific training in behavioural neurology and neuropsychology. He spent nearly 3 years at the Aging Research Center, Geriatric Epidemiology Section, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, where he obtained a Marie-Curie Post-Doc Fellowship. He is Associate Professor of Neurology at the Department of Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Palermo and coordinate the activity of the Memory Clinic at the Universitary Hospital in Palermo. He has published more than 70 scientific publications. His research focuses on the epidemiology aspects of dementia, pre-dementia syndromes and Parkinson's disease.


Department of BioNeC
University of Palermo

C. Panteliadis (Biography
C. Panteliadis

Emer. Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurology and Developmental Medicine at Aristotle University/Thessaloniki/Greece, Director of the 3rd Pediatric Department at Ippokraton Hospital Thessaloniki. Retired in 2010, and has since been active at a private clinic. From 2005 to 2009 developed and improved the health system in all area from northern Greece. Established the Society of Pediatric Neurology in Greece, President for many years. Editor of “Paediatric Neurology” and Cerebral Palsy in English/German .


Division of Paediatric Neurology and Developmental Medicine
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

M. Quartu (Biography
M. Quartu

Marina Quartu received her MA in Biological Sciences and her Ph.D. in Morphological Sciences (curriculum in Neurocytology and Neuroanatomy) from the University of Cagliari, Italy. She attended part of her Ph.D. course in London (UK) as a visiting student at the Laboratory of Neuroanatomy, United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St. Thomas's Hospital, under the supervision of Prof. J.V. Priestley. She went on to Postdoctoral Studies in Italy, and then she won the national competition for her first academic Position at the University of Cagliari, School of Pharmacy in 1999. She is presently Associate Professor of Human Anatomy for the School of Biology and of Medicine and Surgery. Over the course of her career, her research has focused on the neurochemical anatomy of neuronal systems, in several areas of the central and peripheral nervous system, of man and rat. Her attention is mainly paid to: (a) the localization of various types of molecules involved in the interneuronal communication and in the trophism and plasticity of nervous cells, (b) the study of age-related changes in their expression during different stages of ontogenesis, and (c) the analysis of species-specific differences between man and rat, the neurochemical characterization of neuroprotective and neurorestorative molecules in animal models of neuropathology.


Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche
Laboratorio di Neurocitologia e Neuroanatomia
Università di Cagliari

M.A.M. Salih (Biography
M.A.M. Salih

Professor Salih earned an MBBS degree in 1974, an MPCH degree in 1980 (renamed MD in Clinical Pediatrics), a Doctor of Medicine with Distinction in 1982, all from the University of Khartoum. He also earned a Doctor of Medical Science in 1990 from Uppsala University in Sweden. He previously served as Lecturer, Associate Professor and Professor of Pediatrics with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Khartoum in Sudan from 1980 to 1992. He has published more than 225 scientific articles in peer reviewed medical journals, one supplement in the Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases and two supplements in the Saudi Medical Journal.


College of Medicine
King Saud University
Saudi Arabia

S. Singh (Biography
S. Singh

Dr. Sandeep Kumar Singh is a Research Scholar Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science Banaras Hindu University. He worked as Senior Research Fellow at National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms (NBAIM) on a Network Project entitled ‖Application of Microorganisms in Agriculture and Allied Sectors (AMAAS)‖, sub theme-―Microbial Diversity‖ with main emphasis on ―Diversity analysis of thermophilic fungi I completed a small project on ―Study of cellular and genotoxicity of chromium in Drosophila melanogaster‖. The focus of this project was to evaluate the molecular and cellular effects of chromium using Drosophila as an alternate animal model.


Indian Science Education and Technology Foundation

T. Truelsen (Biography
T. Truelsen

Dr. Thomas Clement Truelsen obtained PhD in Medicine from Copenhagen University, Denmark. He is presently affiliated with Kobenhavns University, Department of Neurology. He has contributed more than 50 publications, having citations around 5701. His subject areas are Medicine, Neuroscience, Nursing, Health Professions, Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics. He was a member of Chair of Nordic Stroke Society, Member of the steering committee for EXSTROKE, Member of the steering committee for INTERSTROKE, Member of the scientific committee for the European Stroke Conference and Member of the Expert Panel for “Global Burden of Disease.


Department of Neurology
Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet

A. Vasudevan (Biography
A. Vasudevan

Dr. Anju Vasudevan is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Director of the Angiogenesis & Brain Development Laboratory and Associate Neuroscientist at McLean Hospital. Dr. Vasudevan received her PhD in Neurobiology from the University of Cologne, Germany and completed postdoctoral studies in the Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Vasudevan has received the NARSAD Young and Independent Investigator Awards and several NIH awards to pursue her research. Dr. Vasudevan’s research focuses primarily on elucidating fundamental mechanisms regulating brain development and the underlying causes for dysfunction that leads to neurological and psychiatric conditions.


McLean Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Belmont, MA

M.N. Zakaria (Biography
M.N. Zakaria

Dr. Mohd Normani Zakaria is currently the Chairman and Assistant Professor of Audiology and Speech Pathology Programme, School of Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). He obtained a degree in Master of Clinical Audiology from The University of Western Australia in 2003 and PhD in 2007 from the same University. He teaches in various aspects of audiology and otology for undergraduate and postgraduate students. His research focus is on neurotology, electrophysiology, central auditory disorders, vestibular and tinnitus studies. He has been awarded more than 15 research grants and has authored and co-authored over 50 journal and proceeding publications.


Audiology and Speech Pathology Programme
School of Health Sciences
Universiti Sains

S. Ahmed (Biography
S. Ahmed

Dr. Saif Ahmed, currently working as a Senior Research Scientist in the Barrow Neurological Institute at SJHMC (Dignity Health), Phoenix, Arizona. My current research project is on cerebral ischemia (Stroke- MCAO model) in relation to inflammatory mechanisms. Previously I have worked on several other research projects including Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), Neurodegeneration (Stroke and Parkinson’s), Traumatic Optic Neuropathy (TON), Diabetic Retinopathy (DR), Neuro-inflammation, and studied the role of zinc finger protein (zpr1) and JNK3 in SMA, microglia activation, adenosine-cAMP signaling (adenosine (A2A) receptor, adenosine kinase) and inflammatory mediators (MAPKinase (ERK1/2, P38, JNK) signaling as a therapeutic target in Stroke, DR and TON by using in vivo and in vitro model system. I have hands on experience generating Stroke, Parkinson’s, DR and TON mouse and rat model.


Department of Neurosurgery
Barrow Neurological Institute
Phoenix, AZ

G. Biagini (Biography
G. Biagini

Dr. Giuseppe Biagini is professor of physiology at the Department of Biomedical, Metabolic and Neural Sciences at University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, in Modena, Italy. His current research is on epilepsy and neuroinflammation with a special focus on neuroprotection and recovery from damage. Dr. Biagini extensively investigated animal models of status epilepticus and mechanisms of epileptogenesis. This activity contributed to define the role of neurosteroids in the pathophysiology of epilepsy and, more recently, in patients affected by status epilepticus. His overall activity is illustrated in more than 130 published peer reviewer papers and book chapters.


Department of Biomedical, Metabolic and Neuroscience Science
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia Studies

P. Caliandro (Biography
P. Caliandro

Dr. Pietro Caliandro received his Medical degree at Catholic University of Rome in 2000, in 2008 PhD in Neurosience at Catholic University of Rome. Since 2004 he is involved in teaching activity at the Faculty of Medicine of Catholic University of Rome and in 2011 at Ferrara University. Since 2013 Member of the Board of the Italian Society of Clinical Movement Analysis (SIAMOC). He is a reviewer of different International Scientific Journals and Author of more than 100 scientific papers published in International Journals with Impact Factor. His research focussed on stroke, brain plasticity, epi-aortic echo color-doppler, transcranial doppler, clinical movement analysis


Department of Geriatrics
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

P. Chiara (Biography
P. Chiara

Prof. Porro Chiara is an Associate Professor of Human Anatomy at the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine - University of Foggia. She received a PhD in “Applied Morphobiology and Cytometabolism of Drugs” from the University of Bari. She was a PhD host at the “Institute d’Hématologie et Immunologie Faculté de Médecine Université Louis Pasteur Strasbourg (France). Her research interests are: Effects of microparticles harbouring Sonic Hedgehog on angiogenesis in vitro and in in vivo study; Isolation and characterization of microparticles from blood and sputum of cystic fibrosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases patients and evaluation of microparticles effects in mice lung; Study of microparticles role in neurodegenerative diseases (Alzheimer e Parkinson); Study of resveratrol, curcumin, Folic Acid and Vitamin D and their anti-inflammatory action in modulatory response of microglia;She has 35 publications.


Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
University of Foggia

M.N. Dretsch (Biography
M.N. Dretsch

Dr. Dretsch is an active-duty officer and research psychologist in the US Army. His research includes assessing the impact of combat-related neurologic and psychiatric conditions, such as traumatic brain injury (TBI) and posttraumatic stress disorder, on brain functioning and structure in order to improve screening, diagnostics, and outcome assessments. In addition, his work is also aimed at exploring predictive factors associated with vulnerability to TBI and relevant psychopathologies. Dr. Dretsch incorporates a multimodal assessment approach using comprehensive batteries of neuropsychological, self-report, proteomic and lipidomic, genetic, and neuroimaging measures to better understand the pathophysiologic underpinnings of clinical presentation and identify potential biomarkers.


Human Dimension Division (HDD)
Army Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC)
Fort Eustis, VA

W. Eisner (Biography
W. Eisner

Prof. Wilhelm Erwin Eisner is resident at the neurosurgical Department of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Klinikum Großhadern, Germany. Since 2014 Vice-President of the German Neuromodulation Society. He is a lecturer of the german society for research of pain. steering committee member for the „Spheramine-Study“ (pigmented human retinal cell implantation in the human post commissural striatum in humans suffering from parkinsonian disease in USA and Europe), he is Instructor, lecturer, training center in Medtronic YNTP - Young Neurosurgeon Trainings Programm. Since 2014 he is Vice-President of the German Neuromodulation Society. He has 46 publications and having H index 21


University Clinic for Neurosurgery
Medical University of Innsbruck

G. Grau (Biography
G. Grau

G. Grau is a Professor of Vascular Immunology, Pathology, School of Medical Sciences, Bosch Institute, University of Sydney. His research interests are mmunopathology of microvascular lesions, particularly of cerebral and pulmonary complications of infectious and auto-immune diseases, especially in cerebral malaria, septic shock and multiple sclerosis. Analysis of the cellular and molecular mechanisms of the interactions between microvascular endothelial cells and cells of the immune system. Experience in various in vivo and in vitro experimental systems as well as in clinical studies. More recently, focus on the neurovascular lesion of murine and human cerebral malaria, using co-culture model systems involving brain endothelium, P. falciparum infected erythrocytes, as well as circulating cells, particularly platelets and monocytes. He has published 292 articles and having h-index 71.


Faculty of Medicine
University of Sydney

W. Jinhui (Biography
W. Jinhui

Jinhui Wang is a research fellow of Center for Cognition and Brain Disorders, Hangzhou Normal University, China. Dr. Wang received his MS in computer application technology (2009) and PhD. in cognitive neuroscience (2012) from Beijing Normal University. Dr. Wang’s research mainly focuses on graph-based brain network studies using multimodal neuroimaging techniques; including how to construct structural and functional brain networks optimally and reliably, how to fuse multimodal brain networks, and how the brain networks reorganize in neuropsychiatric illnesses of Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and depression. Dr. Wang won the Ziskind-Somerfeld Research Award from “The Society of Biological Psychiatry” in 2014.


Center for Cognition and Brain Disorder
Hangzhou Normal University

L. Messinis (Biography
L. Messinis

Lambros Messinis, PhD is a clinician and researcher specializing in Neuropsychology, Cognitive Rehabilitation and Behavioural Medicine, in the departments of Neurology and Psychiatry, at the University Hospital of Patras in Greece, employed in the Greek National Health System since 2003. He has taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses at various Universities as an adjunct Professor. He has also published over 75 peer reviewed referred journal articles, in high – ranking medical and neuroscience (International and Greek Journals). He is the author of several original clinical manuals and books (in Greek) and has edited the Greek translation of 10 scientific books on psychopathology, neuropsychology and cognitive neurorehabilitation. He serves as a peer-reviewer on a number of prestigious international neuropsychology and medical journals. He has also organized a number of educational and academic activities on a national and international level, including conferences, seminars, and workshops, related to neuropsychological assessment and cognitive rehabilitation. His research has been awarded with several grants and has also been recognized through conference presentation awards.


University Hospital of Patras

S. Ojha (Biography
S. Ojha

Shreesh Ojha is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacology & Therapeutics at College of Medicine, United Arab Emirates University, Abu Dhabi. His research interests are focused on drug discovery using small molecules (phytochemicals particularly phytocannabinoids) in animal models of human diseases based on organ specific toxicities. Study are specifically focused on therapeutic targeting of oxidative/nitrosative stress, cell death (necrosis and apoptosis) and immune-inflammatory signaling in cardiometabolic and neurodegenerative diseases. He has 90 publications and having H index 12


Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics
University Animal Research Facility College of Medicine & Health Sciences UAE University

J. Prandota (Biography
J. Prandota

Dr. Joseph Prandota received his Doctor of Medical Sciences degree (1970) and PhD degree (1980) from Wroclaw Medical University, Poland. He worked as Assistant/Adjunct in Depart of Pharmacology (1966-1975), Dpt of Pediatric Nephrology (1975-1977), the Associate Professor, Full Professor and Chief in Dpt of Pediatrics, J. Korczak Memorial Children’s Hospital in Wroclaw (1978-2002), and then in the Faculty of Dentistry, and as the Chair and Head of the Department of Social Pediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Wroclaw Medical University (2002-2011). He has contributed more than 180 publications, having citations around 1084.


Faculty of Health Sciences
Wroclaw Medical University

S. Rajagopal (Biography
S. Rajagopal

Senthilkumar Rajagopal is an Assistant Professor Department of Biotechnology, Rayalaseema University, Kurnool, AP, India. His research interests are Physiology Molecular biology , Electrophysiology biochemistry. He was Post-doctoral Fellow in Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA in 2013, Post-doctoral Research Associate Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA in 2010. Post-doctoral Research Associate in Department of Anesthesiology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA 2009. He has 27 publications with 186 total citations and having H index 8


Department of Biotechnology
Rayalaseema University
Kurnool, AP

M. Srivatsan (Biography
M. Srivatsan

Dr. Malathi Srivatsan obtained PhD from Department of Cell biology and Human Anatomy, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. She associated as a Professor of Neurobiology at the Dept. of Biological Sciences, Arkansas State University Jonesboro. Her research interests are Applications of wireless and nanotechnology to develop neuro-sensors, neuro-stimulators and growth guidance scaffold, Interaction of nanomaterial with neurons, Environmental impacts on nervous system, Application of Bioinformatics in biological research and Nicotine and the developing autonomic neurons. She is also a member of some professional societies such as Society for Neuroscience, Women in Neuroscience, International Society of Neurochemistry and Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.


Department of Biological Sciences
Arkansas State University
Jonesboro, AR

S. Tamburin (Biography
S. Tamburin

Stefano Tamburin was born in 1971. He received his MD at the University of Ferrara, Italy in 1996. In 1997, he started his residency in Neurology at the University of Verona, Italy, where he was introduced to the fields of clinical neurophysiology, pain physiology and movement disorders. He obtained his PhD in Neuroscience in Verona in 2005. Today he is Associate Professor in Neurology at the University of Verona. His major research interests include neuropathic pain, peripheral nervous system, movement disorders and neurorehabilitation. He is very glad to have the chance to complement his research activities with caring for patients in the Neurology Section of the local University Hospital.


Department of Neurosciences, Biomedicine & Movement Sciences
University of Verona

A. Tsin (Biography
A. Tsin

Andrew Tsin is Professor of Biochemistry and Physiology and Associate Vice President for Health Research at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). Dr. Tsin serves as associate dean of research in the UTSA College of Sciences, director of UTSA's major National Institutes of Health programs, and as Director of the UTSA Center for Research and Training in the Sciences (CRTS). Dr. Tsin has received numerous awards for excellence in mentoring, research, and teaching and he has published 57 peer-reviewed publications co-authored by students from underrepresented groups.


Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Edinburg, TX

M. Weiergräber (Biography
M. Weiergräber

Dr. Marco Weiergräber Specialist in Physiology, Director and Professor Principal Investigator, Group leader Neuropsychopharmacology Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte (BfArM)) Kurt-Georg-Kiesinger Allee 3 53175 Bonn, Germany. His research intersts are brain rhythmicity / dysrhythmicity in Alzheimer’s disease, schizophrenia and epilepsy, time-frequency analysis, source analysis, circadian frequency rhythmicity, seizure analysis, Ion channel (VGCC, VGSC, potassium channels) physiology, molecular biology, protein biochemistry, morphological studies, behavioural studies, and cognition testing. He has 54 publications with 909 total citations and having H index 18


Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices
(Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte (BfArM))

M. Dhamala (Biography
M. Dhamala

Dr. Mukesh Dhamala did B.S. and M.S. in Physics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal in 1991 and 1994. He also did M.S. in Computational Physics (Honors) from University of Kansas, Lawrence in 1999. Later, he did Ph.D. in Physics from University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA in 2000. Since 2013, he is tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy, GSU, Atlanta, USA.


Department of Physics and Astronomy
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

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G. Cirillo (Biography
G. Cirillo

Dr. Giovanni Cirillo, MD, PhD is a senior neurologist and a neuroscientist at the University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Naples (Italy). He joined the Division of Neurology of the Second University of Naples as a resident in Neurology, under the supervision of Prof. Gioacchino Tedeschi. During the PhD program, in fact, he attended the University Campus-Biomedico in Rome, under the supervision of prof. Vincenzo Di Lazzaro, and was involved in scientific projects using the transcranial magnetic stimulation. His research aptitude was appreciated when was involved in several research projects, regarding Parkinson’s disease and clinical neurophysiology. He is author of different research papers, ranging from neurobiology to advanced imaging and clinical papers with particular interest for medical education and teaching points.


Division of Neurology
University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”

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(University of Vienna, Austria)

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