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Editorial Board

Editor

Darren Byrne, BioMed Central

Manuscript Editor

Ana Donnelly, BioMed Central

Assistant Editor

Brock Madsen, BioMed Central

Section Editors

Epilepsy

Ravindra Kumar Garg, King George Medical University Uttar Pradesh, India

Pain

Marina De Tommaso, Bari Aldo Moro University, Italy

Neurocritical care

Andreas Meisel, charité, Germany

Demyelinating diseases

Francesco Patti, University of Catania, Italy

Tjalf Ziemssen, University Clinic Dresden, Germany

Dementias

Marwan Sabbagh, Banner Sun Health Research Institute, USA

Neuromuscular disorders and peripheral neurology

Jens Schmidt, University of Göttingen

Cerebrovascular disease and stroke

Szabolcs Szatmari, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Tirgu Mures, Romania

Neurogenetics

Dai Zhang, Institute of Mental Health, Peking University, China

Neuro-oncology

Ying Mao, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, China

Associate Editors

Cerebrovascular disease and stroke
Maurizio Acampa, Policlinico Santa Maria alle Scotte, Italy
Marc Babi, University of Florida, USA
Pervinder Bhogal, Royal London Hospital, UK
David Brea, Hospital Clínico Universitario de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Dominique Anne-Michele Cadilhac, Monash University, Australia
Pedro Castro, Centro Hospitalar Universitário São João, Portugal
Andreas Charidimou, Harvard Medical School, USA
Zhi Chen, Third Military Medical University, China
Chih-Ping Chung, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
Yi Dong, Fudan University, China
Wayne Feng, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
Hege Ihle-Hansen, Oslo University Hospital, Norway
Mirjam Heldner, University Hospital Bern, Switzerland
Michael James, Duke University, USA
Johannes Kaesmacher, University Hospital Bern, Switzerland
Hyun Goo Kang, Chonbuk National University, South Korea
Theodoros Karapanayiotides, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Hyung-Min Kwon, Seoul National University, South Korea
Meng Lee, Chang Gung University and Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
Tim Lekic, Loma Linda University, USA
Ran Meng, Capital Medical University, China
Andrea Morotti, IRCCS Mondino Foundation, Italy
Thomas Nathaniel, University of South Carolina, USA
Mayowa Owolabi, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Francisco Perez, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Fabienne Perren, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
Mario Psychogios, University Medical Center Goettingen, Germany
Timolaos Rizos, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Jorge Serrador, Harvard Medical School, USA
Vijay K. Sharma, National University of Singapore, Singapore 
Benjamin Tan, National University Health System, Singapore
Denise Taylor, Auckland University of Technology, Health and Rehabilitation Res, New Zealand
Luci Teixeira-Salmela, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Min Chien Tu, Tzu Chi University, Taiwan
Farhaan Vahidy,  University of Texas Health Science Center, USA
Ingrid G.L. van de Port, Revant Rehabilitation Centre, Netherlands
Yilong Wang, China National Clinical Research Center for Neurological Disease, China
Yunyun Xiong, Nanjing University, School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, China
Wei-Hai Xu, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, China
Yi Yang, First Hospital of Jilin University, China 
Leonard Yeo, National University Health System, Singapore
Junliang Yuan, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University, China
Burak Yulug, Istanbul-Medipol University, Turkey

Child neurology
Lee Barber, The University of Queensland, Australia
Jules Becher, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
Lucia Billeci, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Samson Gwer, Kenyatta University, Kenya
Thierry A.G.M. Huisman, Division Pediatric Radiology, John Hopkins Hospital, USA
Andras Jakab, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Switzerland 
Samileh Noorbakhs, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Rod C Scott, University College London, Institute of Child Health, UK
Kai Wang, Anhui Medical University, China
E. Ann Yeh, University of Toronto, Canada

Dementias
Ganesh Babulal, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Simona Capsoni, Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy
Lea Grinberg, UCSF, USA 
David Irwin, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Yong Ji, Capital Medical University, China
Giuseppe Lanza, University of Catania, Italy
Nicolas Nicastro, University of Cambridge, UK
Erik Portelius, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Sweden
Jesus Poza, University of Valladolid, Spain
Catherine Roe, ADRC, USA
Pradeep Thiyyagura, Banner Health System, USA
Min-Chien Tu, Tzu Chi University, Taiwan
Zhi-Ying Wu, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China
Zhanjun Zhang, Beijing Normal University, China
Chunjiu Zhong, Fudan University

Demyelinating diseases
Harry Alexopoulos, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Pasquale Annunziata, University of Siena, Italy
Francesca Bagnato, University of Vanderbilt, USA
Ralph Benedict, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA 
Massimiliano Calabrese, The Multiple Sclerosis Center, University Hospital of Padua, Italy
Emanuele D'Amico, University of Catania, Italy
Ondřej Doležal, NHS Scotland, UK
Cristian Falup-Pecurariu, Transylvania University, Romania
Giuseppe Fenu, University of Cagliari, Italy
Diana Ferraro, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Alberto Gajofatto, University of Verona, Italy
Adam Handel, University of Oxford, UK
Douglas Jeffery, Cornerstone Health Care, USA
Markus Kipp, RTWH Aachen University, Germany
Ingo Kleiter, Marianne-Strauss-Klinik, Germany
Stefanie Kuerten, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
Alessandra Lugaresi, University of Bologna, Italy
Silva Markovic-Plese, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Jordi Matias-Guiu, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Spain 
Julia Pakpoor, University of Oxford, UK
Carlo Pozzilli, Sapienza University, Italy
Luca Prosperini, Sapienza University, Italy
Murali Ramanathan, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
Smiljana Ristić, School of Medicine, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Thomas F Scott, Drexel University College of Medicine, USA
Claudio Solaro, SODC, Italy
Hugo Vrenken, VU University Medical Center, Netherlands

Epilepsy
Meriem Bensalem-Owen, University of Kentucky, USA 
Laura Canafoglia, Istituto Neurologico C. Besta, Italy
Tobias Engel, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland
Naoum Issa, University of Chicago, USA
Masako Kinoshita, Utano National Hospital, Japan
Shiyong Liu, Xinqiao Hospital, Army Medical University, China
Aidan Neligan, UCL Institute of Neurology, UK
Stefan Rampp, Epilepsy Center, Germany
Adam Strzelczyk, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany

Movement disorders
José Baizabal Carvallo, University of Guanajuato, Mexico
Ivan Bodis-Wollner, State University of NY, Downstate Med Center, USA
Kuo Hsuan Chang, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
Jose-Alberto Palma, New York University School of Medicine, USA
Cristian Falup-Pecurariu, Transylvania University, Romania
Taku Hatano, Juntendo University, Japan
Ying-Zu Huang, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
Chin-Hsien Lin, National Taiwan University, Taiwan 
Kyum-Yil Kwon, Soonchunhyang University Seoul Hospital, Korea
Albert Ludolph, University of Ulm, Germany
Phillip G Popovich, Ohio State University, USA
Carmen Rodriguez-Blazquez, Carlos III Institute of Health, Spain
Hideyuki Sawada, Utano National Hospital, Japan
Huifang Shang, Sichuan University, China
Giorgio Scivoletto, Fondazione Santa Lucia, Italy
Fabrizio Stocchi, IRCCS San Raffaele, Italy
Keisuke Suzuki, Dokkyo Medical University, Japan
Yun-Cheng Wu, Shanghai Jiatong University, China
Anmu Xie, The Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University, China

Neuro-oncology
Susan Amirian, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Valentina Pinzi, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico C. Besta, Italy
Christian Senft, Goethe-University, Germany
Ilya V Ulasov, Swedish Neuroscience Institute, USA 

Neurocritical care

Melanie Boly, Université de Liège, Belgium
Matthijs Brouwer, Academic Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Rahul Damani, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Hongjun Li, Capital Medical University, China
Liming Li, School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, China
Axel Lipp, The Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Richard Rison, Neurology Consultants Medical Group, USA
Nobuo Sanjo, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
Chunlong Zhong, Shanghai East Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, China

Neurogenetics
Carlos Cruchaga, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Martin B. Delatycki, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Australia
Alessio Di Fonzo, Fondazione IRCCS Ca'Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Italy
Santhosh Girirajan, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Coro Paisan-Ruiz, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Silvia Paracchini, University of St Andrews, UK
Enza Maria Valente, CSS Mendel Institute, Italy
Alisdair McNeill, Sheffield institute for translational neuroscience, UK
Shawn Westaway, Oregon Health & Science University, USA

Neuromuscular disorders and peripheral neurology
Thomas Brannagan, Columbia University, USA
Chiara Briani, Universita di Padova, Italy
Mamede de Carvalho, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Giuliana Galassi, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Italy
Francisco Gondim, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Brazil
Tim Hagenacker, University Hospital Essen, Germany 
Andreas Hermann, Universitätsmedizin Rostock, Germany
Jan Koch, Clinic for Neurology, Germany
Helmar Lehmann, University Hospital of Cologne, Germany
Thomas Meyer, Charite - Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Hiroyuki Murai, Depaent of Neurology, Iizuka Hospital, Japan
Anna Punga, Uppsala University, Sweden
Goran Rakocevic, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, USA
Jens Reimann, University of Bonn Medical Centre, Germany
Georg M. Stettner, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
Peter Young, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Germany

Pain
Sait Ashina, NYU School of Medicine, USA
Thorsten Bartsch, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Filippo Brighina, University of Palermo, Italy
Gianluca Coppola, G.B. Bietti Foundation – IRCCS, Italy
Lydia Gimenez-Llort, UAB Barcelona, Spain
Dagny Holle, University Hospital Essen, Germany
Bettina S. Husebø, University of Bergen, Norway
Stefan Lautenbacher, University of Bamberg, Germany
Delphine Magis, University of Liege, Belgium
Manjit Matharu, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, UK
Mark Obermann, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany 
Peter S Sandor, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Massimiliano Valeriani, Ospedale Bambino Gesu, Italy

Editorial Advisors
Ludmila Belayev, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, USA
Marcelo E Bigal, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Andrew Blum, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, USA
Mitchell Brin, Allergan Inc, and University of California, USA
Marinos Dalakas, Department of Neurology, USA
Jean-Francois Demonet, Inserm Unit 825, France
Claudio Gasperini, S Camillo Hospital, Italy
Peter J Goadsby, Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK
W. Allen Hauser, Columbia University, USA
Marie-Cecile Henry-Feugeas, Bichat-Claude Bernard University Hospital, France
Rajendra Kale, BJ Medical College, India
Peter Nigel Leigh, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK
Guy McKhann, Columbia University, USA
Massimo Pandolfo, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium 
Victor Patterson, Royal Victoria Hospital, UK
David Robertson, Vanderbilt University, USA
Dennis J Selkoe, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Arun Taly, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, India
Haluk Topaloglu, Hacettepe Childrens Hospital, Turkey
David J Walsh, Saint Louis University, USA
Wim Weber, University Hospital Maastricht, Netherlands
Masahito Yamada, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Scinece, Japan
Robert Zivadinov, Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center, USA