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Research Topics

Displaying 1 - 20 out of 101 Research Topics

Spatial Models and region selection for Functional and Effective Connectivity

Topic Editors:
Christian F. Beckmann
Lourens Waldorp, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Wouter Weeda, VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands

The focus of research in imaging neuroscience is changing from a functional specialization approach to a functional integration approach. That is, characterizations are...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Jun 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Nov 2015

Submission Open.

Chemicals in the environment and brain development: importance of neuroendocrinological approaches

Topic Editors:
Fumihiko Maekawa, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan
Kazuaki Nakamura, National Research Institute for Child Health and Development, Japan
Shoji F. Nakayama, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan

Mounting evidence shows that increasing numbers of children are being diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disorders, and it is clear that this increase cannot be explained...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Jun 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Nov 2015

Submission Open.

Sonification, perceptualizing biological information

Topic Editors:
Diego Minciacchi, University of Florence, Italy
David Rosenboom, The Herb Alpert School of Music, California Institute of the Arts, USA

From early formulation of auditing, such as comparing the sound of commodities or "hearing of accounts" in Mesopotamia, as early as 3500 BCE (Worrall, 2009), to the three...

Deadline for abstract submission: 20 Apr 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Oct 2015

Submission Open.

Neurocardiovascular Diseases: New Aspects of the Old Issues

Topic Editors:
Tijana Bojic, INN Vinca, Serbia
Antonio M. Esquinas, MD, PhD, FCCP, Hospital General Universitario Morales Meseguer, Spain
Tarek F. Antonios, St. George's, University of London, United Kingdom

The autonomic nervous control of the cardiovascular system plays a major role in the adaptation of the organism to the changes in external and internal environment. Its...

Deadline for abstract submission: 07 Aug 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 09 Oct 2015

Submission Open.

Closed-loop systems for next-generation neuroprostheses

Topic Editors:
Timothée Levi, Laboratoire IMS, Université Bordeaux 1, France
Michela Chiappalone, Italian Institute of Technology, Italy
Paolo Bonifazi, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Paolo Massobrio, University of Genova, Italy

Millions of people worldwide are affected by neurological disorders which disrupt connections within the brain and between brain and body causing impairments of primary...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Apr 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Sep 2015

Submission Open.

Top-down causation in biological systems: foundations and applications

Topic Editors:
Michel LE VAN QUYEN, Centre de Recherche de l’Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle Epinière (CRICM), INSERM UMRS 975 - CNRS UMR 7225, France
David Rudrauf, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), France

Modern science agrees that mental processes of complex beings such as humans, animals or autonomous machines are of biological - or biologically inspired - nature. What...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 May 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Aug 2015

Submission Open.

Unraveling neuroprotective and neurodegenerative signals in neurodegeneration

Topic Editors:
Irving E. Vega, Michigan State University, USA
Timothy J. Collier, Michigan State University, USA

Proteinopathy is a collective term used to classified neurodegenerative diseases associated with the progressive accumulation of toxic protein molecules in specific brain...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Jun 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 28 Aug 2015

Submission Open.

Paradigm Shifts in Neuroscience

Topic Editors:
Mikhail Lebedev, Duke University, USA
Jean-Gael Barbara, cnrs, France
Chrystalina A. Antoniades, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Lorenzo Lorusso, MD, Italy
MILOS JUDAS, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Croatia
Ioan Opris, Wake Forest University, USA

Neuroscience, like science in general, advances through paradigm shifts that fundamentally change theories, approaches and methods. To name a few, Hebbian learning,...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 May 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Aug 2015

Submission Open.

Golgi pathology in neurodegenerative diseases

Topic Editors:
Catherine Rabouille, HUbrecht Institute of the KNAW, Netherlands
Georg Haase, CNRS, France

The Golgi apparatus is a central organelle that lies at the heart of the secretory pathway sustaining the delivery of signal sequence bearing proteins from their site of...

Deadline for abstract submission: 07 Apr 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Jul 2015

Submission Open.

Rho kinase (ROCK) as a therapeutic target in neurological disease

Topic Editors:
Paul Lingor, University Medicine Göttingen, Germany
Bernhard K. Mueller, Abbvie GmbH & Co KG, Germany

Rho kinase (ROCK) is a serine/threonine kinase with two highly homologous isoforms, ROCK1 and ROCK2. While ROCK1 is mostly expressed in non-neuronal tissue, ROCK2 is...

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Mar 2014

Extended deadline for full article submission: 31 Jul 2015

Submission Open.

Non-invasive brain stimulation in neurology and psychiatry

Topic Editors:
Ignacio Obeso, Hospitales de Madrid and CEU-San Pablo University, Spain
Antonio Oliviero, Hospital Nacional de Paraplejicos, Spain
Marjan Jahanshahi, UCL Institute of Neurology, United Kingdom

Brain stimulation techniques, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and transcranial direct current stimulation (TDCS), modify brain function through interaction with...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Apr 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 17 Jul 2015

Submission Open.

Sound, Music and Movement in Parkinson’s disease

Topic Editors:
Marta Bienkiewicz, Technische Universität München, Germany
Cathy Craig

This Topic is cross-listed in Frontiers in Neurology - Movement Disorders, which also welcomes your submissions. Recent years brought new insights to the...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Jan 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Jul 2015

Submission Open.

Short- and long-term effects of methamphetamine exposure

Topic Editors:
Jacob Raber, OHSU, USA
Charles N. Allen, Oregon Health & Science University, USA

The number of people abusing methamphetamine (MA) is increasing. MA has short- and long-term effects on brain development and functioning. The risk of the developing...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 May 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 31 May 2015

Submission Open.

Progress in new therapies for neurodegenerative disease

Topic Editors:
Kevin J. O'Donovan, United States Military Academy, USA
Andrew A. Pieper, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, USA

Neurodegenerative disease refers to a wide range of conditions that affect the neurons of the central and peripheral nervous systems. These cells are particularly...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Dec 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 31 May 2015

Submission Open.

Scents that matter - from olfactory stimuli to genes, behaviors and beyond

Topic Editors:
Markus Fendt, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
Yasushi Kiyokawa, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Thomas Endres, Otto-von-Guericke University, Germany

In mammals, olfactory stimuli can induce numerous of adaptive behaviors, such as fear, aggression and mating, which are conserved across species and critical for the...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Dec 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 31 May 2015

Submission Open.

The agony of Ecstasy/MDMA; health, neurocognitive and behavioural outcomes of MDMA use

Topic Editors:
Luke A. Downey, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Con Stough, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) or "ecstasy" is a widely used illicit drug thought to enhance positive emotions and cause feelings of euphoria in humans. The...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Nov 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 30 May 2015

Submission Open.

Essential pathways and circuits of autism pathogenesis

Topic Editors:
Gul Dolen, JHU, USA
Mustafa Sahin, Boston Children's Hospital, USA

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 1 in 68 children in the United states is afflicted with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), yet at this time,...

Deadline for abstract submission: 14 Mar 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 29 May 2015

Submission Open.

Enabling technologies for very large-scale synaptic electronics

Topic Editors:
Themis Prodromakis, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Alexantrou Serb, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

An important part of the colossal effort associated with the understanding of the brain involves using electronics hardware technology in order to reproduce biological...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Feb 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 25 May 2015

Submission Open.

Recent Advances and Challenges on Big Data Analysis in Neuroimaging

Topic Editors:
Jian Kang, Emory University, USA
Han Liu, Princeton University, USA
Brian Caffo

The desire to understand the human brain has been the main interests of cognitive neuroscientists throughout the past centuries. More recently, the neuroscience...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Jan 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Apr 2015

Extended deadline for full article submission: 15 May 2015

Submission Open.

Neuropharmacology of drug reward: Implications for drug addiction

Topic Editors:
George Panagis, University of Crete, Greece
Styliani (Stella) Vlachou, Dublin City University, Ireland

Evidence from basic and clinical research in the last few decades indicates a major role of reward processes in drug addiction. Numerous studies implicate changes in the...

Deadline for abstract submission: 03 Mar 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 15 May 2015

Submission Open.

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