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Research Topics

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Interstitial cells of Cajal and the autonomic nervous systems

Topic Editors:
Jan D. Huizinga, McMaster University, Canada
Gerard Sergeant, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland
Grant W. Hennig, University of Nevada Reno, USA
INSUK SO, Department of Physiology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea (South)

Research topic Frontiers in Neuroscience Interstitial cells of Cajal and the autonomic nervous systems The focus of this research topic is...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Nov 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 25 Apr 2015

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 Oct 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Jan 2015

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: 01 Aug 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Jan 2015

The Dentate Gyrus and its Local Circuit

Topic Editors:
James B. Aimone, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Lara M. Rangel, Boston University, USA
Shaoyu Ge, SUNY Stony Brook, USA
Michael A. Yassa, Johns Hopkins University, USA

The dentate gyrus has long been hypothesized to be a structure integral for the formation of new memories due to its unique connectivity within the medial temporal lobe....

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Jun 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Dec 2014

Contribution of system biology technologies to disease-modifying drug development for neurodegeneration.

Topic Editors:
Nathalie A. Compagnone, Innovative Concept in Drug Development, France
Birgitt Schuele, The Parkinson's Institute, USA

System biology approaches at the cellular, molecular or genetic level may provide disease modifying drug developers for neurodegenerative diseases with proper tools to...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Jun 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Nov 2014

Neuroendocrine regulation of reproduction in seasonal breeders

Topic Editors:
Gregoy Y. Bedecarrats, University of Guelph, Canada

Despite the well accepted dogma that reproduction is mainly under stimulatory control from GnRH, peptides such as kisspeptins, GnIH and neurokinins have all been shown to...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Jun 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Sep 2014

Ontogeny and phylogeny of brain barrier mechanisms

Topic Editors:
Norman R. Saunders, University of Melbourne, Australia
Helen B. Stolp, King's College London, United Kingdom
Shane A. Liddelow, Stanford University, Department of Neurobiology, USA

The brain functions within an internal environment that is determined and controlled by morphological structures and cellular mechanisms present at interfaces between the...

Deadline for abstract submission: 14 Mar 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Aug 2014

Role of neurodegeneration in systemic and chronic diseases with ocular manifestations

Topic Editors:
Delia Cabrera DeBuc, University of Miami, USA
Gábor Márk Somfai, MD, PhD, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, Hungary

Neurodegeneration plays a major role in systemic and chronic diseases with ocular manifestations. There is strong need to develop novel approaches to study human brain...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 May 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Aug 2014

Juvenile Neurogenesis in structural and functional brain development

Topic Editors:
Jose Maldonado, MBF Bioscience, INC, Brazil
Jesse D. Cushman, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Andrew M. Poulos, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

The brain goes through significant developmental changes during the postnatal period that extend well into adulthood. A major component of this development is the...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Oct 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 05 Feb 2014

Extended deadline for full article submission: 05 Aug 2014

Neuroinflammation and behaviour

Topic Editors:
Luba Sominsky, RMIT University, Australia
Adam K. Walker, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Deborah Hodgson

The brain and immune system are involved in an intricate network of bidirectional communication. This relationship is vital for optimal physiological and psychological...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Apr 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Aug 2014

News from the Psychology, Neurobiology and Genetic Fields on Social and Economic Behavioral Studies

Topic Editors:
Itzhak Aharon, The Interdisciplinary Center, Israel
Mitsuhiro Okada, keio University, Japan
Sacha Bourgeois-Gironde, Université de Provence, France

This Topic is cross-listed in Frontiers in Decision Neuroscience (Field: Psychology) The 20th century began with the re-discovery of Mendel’s laws of heredity;...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Apr 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Jul 2014

The relevance of the autonomic nervous system to neurological and psychiatric disorders

Topic Editors:
Yoko Nagai, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, United Kingdom

Psychiatric and neurological conditions are recognized to be fundamentally linked to dysfunction of the central nervous system (CNS) and sensorimotor signalling. There...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Mar 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 25 Jul 2014

Synaptic plasticity for Neuromorphic Systems

Topic Editors:
Chiara Bartolozzi, Italian Institute of Technology, Italy
Sadique Sheik, Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Christian G. Mayr
Elisabetta Chicca, University of Bielefeld, Germany

One of the most striking properties of biological systems is their ability to learn and adapt to ever changing environmental conditions, tasks and stimuli. It emerges...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Oct 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Jul 2014

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 Jun 2014

Collaborative mining of public data resources in neuroinformatics

Topic Editors:
Rupert W. Overall, CRTD - Center for Regenerative Therapies, Dresden, Germany
J A. Heimel, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Netherlands
Robert W. Williams, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, USA

Reports extending the INCF Short Course on Neuroinformatics, Neurogenomics and Brain Disease, 14–21 September 2013 In the last decade neuroscience has entered an...

Deadline for abstract submission: 17 Mar 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Jun 2014

Defining roles for serotonin in the autonomic nervous system

Topic Editors:
Jack Grider, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Paul P. Bertrand, University of New South Wales, Australia
Joel C. Bornstein, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Serotonin (5-HT) has been extensively studied in the brain and the periphery for decades. Although serotonin and its many receptor subtypes are widely distributed in...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Nov 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Jun 2014

From ecology to brain development: Bridging separate evolutionary paradigms

Topic Editors:
Francisco Aboitiz, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile
Miguel L. Concha, Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Medicina, Instituto de Ciencias Biomédicas, Chile
Christian Gonzalez-Billault, Universidad de Chile, Chile
Jorge Mpodozis, Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Ciencias, Departamento de Biologia, Chile

Evolution consists of the transformation of species across generations, and this includes morphological and functional diversification of lineages according to the...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Apr 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Jun 2014

Mechanisms underlying the deregulation of food intake in eating disorders and novel methods to investigate the disruption of the homeostatic control of feeding

Topic Editors:
Nathalie Just, Centre d'Imagerie Biomédicale, Switzerland
Hubert Vaudry, University of Rouen, France

Eating disorders are real medical illnesses with growing incidence in occidental countries. Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorders or others can...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Dec 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 30 May 2014

Music, Brain, and Rehabilitation: Emerging Therapeutic Applications and Potential Neural Mechanisms

Topic Editors:
Teppo Särkämö, University of Helsinki, Finland
Eckart Altenmüller, University of Music and Drama Hannover, Germany
Antoni Rodriguez-Fornells, University of Barcelona, Spain
Isabelle Peretz, Université de Montréal, Canada

Music is an important source of enjoyment, learning, and well-being in life as well as a rich, powerful, and versatile stimulus for the brain. With the advance of modern...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Jul 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Jan 2014

Extended deadline for full article submission: 30 May 2014

Biosignal processing and computational methods to enhance sensory motor neuroprosthetics

Topic Editors:
Mitsuhiro Hayashibe, INRIA Sophia-Antipolis DEMAR Project and LIRMM, University of Montpellier, France
David Guiraud, Institut National de la Recherche en Informatique et Automatique, France
Dario Farina, University Medical Center Göttingen, Georg-August University, Germany
Jose L. Pons, CSIC, Spain

Though there have been many developments in sensory/motor prosthetics, they have not yet reached the level of standard and worldwide use like pacemakers and cochlear...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Nov 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Feb 2014

Extended deadline for full article submission: 15 May 2014

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