Journal of Neurochemistry

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Edited By: Jörg Schulz

Impact Factor: 3.842

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 71/256 (Neurosciences); 83/289 (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)

Online ISSN: 1471-4159

Editorial Board


Editorial Board


Chief Editor & Editorial Office | Deputy Chief Editors | Deputy Chief Editor Reviews | Handling Editors | Ethical Advisor| ISN Publication Committee

Chief Editor & Editorial Office

Jörg B. Schulz, Aachen, Germany (JNC-CE@ukaachen.de)
Laura Hausmann, Aachen, Germany (Lhausmann@ukaachen.de)
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Deputy Chief Editors

Steven Barger, Little Rock, AR, USA (bargerstevenw@uams.edu) - Gene Regulation & Genetics
Flint Beal, New York, USA (fbeal@med.cornell.edu) - Clinical Studies, Biomarkers & Imaging
Hiroyuki Nawa, Niigata, Japan (hnawa@bri.niigata-u.ac.jp) - Brain Development & Cell Differentiation
Martin Cammarota, Natal, Brazil (martin.cammarota@neuro.ufrn.br) - Signal Transduction & Synaptic Transmission
Xiongwei Zhu, Cleveland, OH, USA (xiongwei.zhu@case.edu) - Bioenergetics & Metabolism
Tammy Kielian, Omaha, NE, USA (tkielian@unmc.edu) - Neuroinflammation & Neuroimmunology
Min Zhuo, Toronto, Canada (min.zhuo@utoronto.ca) - Neuronal Plasticity & Behavior
Roberto Cappai, Melbourne, Australia (r.cappai@unimelb.edu.au) - Molecular Basis of Disease
Mark R. Cookson, Bethesda, MD, USA (cookson@mail.nih.gov) - Molecular Basis of Disease
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Deputy Chief Editor Reviews

Mark R. Cookson, Bethesda, MD, USA (cookson@mail.nih.gov) - Molecular Basis of Disease

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Handling Editors

Jan Albrecht, Warsaw, Poland (jalbrecht@imdik.pan.pl)
Mathias Bähr, Göttingen, Germany (mbaehr@gwdg.de)
Anirban Basu, Manesar India,(anirban@nbrc.ac.in)
Christian Behl, Mainz, Germany (cbehl@uni-mainz.de)
Tobias Boeckers, Ulm, Germany (tobias.boeckers@uni-ulm.de)
Juan P. Bolanos, Salamanca, Spain (jbolanos@usal.es)
Susan Browne, Pennsylvania, USA (susan.browne@tevapharm.com)
Andres Buonanno, Maryland, USA (buonannoa@verizon.net )
Astrid Cardona, Texas, USA (Astrid.Cardona@utsa.edu)
Janet Clark, Maryland, USA (Janet.Clark@nih.gov)
Colin K. Combs, North Dakota, USA (colin.combs@med.und.edu)
Katherine Conant, Washington D.C., USA (kec84@georgetown.edu)
James R. Connor, Pennsylvania, USA (jconnor@hmc.psu.edu)
Elizabeth Coulson, Brisbane, Australia (e.coulson@uq.edu.au)
Paul Cumming, Copenhagen, Denmark (paul.k.cumming@gmail.com)
Lakshmi Devi, New York, USA (lakshmi.devi@mssm.edu)
Martin Dichgans, Munich, Germany ( Martin.Dichgans@med.uni-muenchen.de)
Tracey Dickson, Hobart, Tasmania (tracey.dickson@utas.edu.au)
Alexander Dityatev, Magdeburg, Germany (alexander.dityatev@dzne.de)
Douglas L. Feinstein, Illinois, USA (dlfeins@uic.edu)
Sergio T. Ferreira, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (ferreira@bioqmed.ufrj.br)
Melinda Fitzgerald, Perth, Australia (lindy.fitzgerald@uwa.edu.au)
Stéphane Gasman,, Strabourg, France (gasman@unistra.fr))
Christian Gonzalez-Billault, Santiago, Chile, (Christian.gonzalez@billault@gmail.com)
Elisa Greggio, Padova, Italy (elisa.greggio@unipd.it))
Natalia V. Gulyaeva, Moscow, Russia (nata_gul@pisem.net)
Eckart D. Gundelfinger, Magdeburg, Germany (gundelfinger@ifn-magdeburg.de)
Giles Hardingham, Edinburgh, UK (Giles.Hardingham@ed.ac.uk)
John Hardy, London, UK (j.hardy@ion.ucl.ac.uk)
Teresa G. Hastings, Pennsylvania, USA ( hastingst@upmc.edu)
Michael Heneka, Bonn, Germany (michael.heneka@ukb.uni-bonn.de)
Etienne Hirsch, Paris, France (etienne.hirsch@upmc.fr)
Hiroshi Ichinose, Yokohama, Japan (hichinos@bio.titech.ac.jp)
William (Roberto) Invernizzi, Milan, Italy (rinvernizzi@marionegri.it)
Philipp Kahle, Tübingen, Germany (Philipp.Kahle@uni-tuebingen.de)
Mark Kindy,Florida, USA (kindym@health.usf.edu)
Michael Koch, Bremen, Germany (Michael.koch@uni-bremen.de)
Marcel Leist, Konstanz, Germany (marcel.leist@uni-konstanz.de)
Klaus van Leyen, Massachussets, USA (klaus_vanleyen@hms.harvard.edu)
Gert Lubec , Vienna, Austria (gert.lubec@univie.ac.at) )
Marzia Malcangio, London, UK (marzia.malcangio@kcl.ac.uk)
Vilma R. Martins, Sao Paulo, Brazil (vmartins@cipe.accamargo.org.br)
Russell T. Matthews, New York, USA (matthewr@upstate.edu)
Mary C. McKenna, Maryland, USA (mmckenna@umaryland.edu)
KochupurackalP.Mohanakumar, Kolkata, India (mohankumar@iicb.res.in)
Elek Molnar, Bristol, UK (Elek.Molnar@bristol.ac.uk)
Lisa Marie Munter
, Montreal, Canada(lisa.munter@mcgill.ca)
Anne N. Murphy, California, USA (anmurphy@ucsd.edu)
Eric J. Murphy, North Dakota, USA (eric.murphy@med.und.edu )
Lezanne Ooi, Wollongong, Australia (lezanne@uow.edu.au)
Arturo Ortega, Mexico City, Mexico (arortega@cinvestav.mx)
David S. Park, Ottawa, Canada (dpark@uottawa.ca)
Gabriela K. Popescu, New York, USA (popescu@buffalo.edu)
Marco A. M. Prado, Ontario, Canada (maximo.prado@gmail.com)
Alessandro Prinetti, Milan, Italy (alessandro.prinetti@unimi.it)
Lawrence Rajendran, Zurich, Switzerland (rajendran@bli.uzh.ch)
Justin Rubio, Melbourne, Australia (jrubio@unimelb.edu.au)
Elena A. Rybnikova, St.Petersburg, Russia (samoilov@pavlov.infran.ru, rybnikova1@rambler.ru)
Esther L. Sabban, New York, USA (esther_sabban@nymc.edu)
Carlo Sala, Milan, Italy (c.sala@in.cnr.it)
Michael F. Salvatore, Texas, USA, (Michael.Salvatore@unthsc.eduu)
Ana M. Sebastião, Lisbon, Portugal (anaseb@fm.ul)
Constanze Seidenbecher (seidenc@lin-magdeburg.de)
Frank R. Sharp, California, USA ( frsharp@ucdavis.edu)
Tomoaki Shirao, Gunma, Japan (tshirao@gunma-u.ac.jp)
Weihong Song, Vancouver, Canada (weihong@mail.ubc.ca)
Rainer Spanagel,Heidelberg, Germany (rainer.spanagel@zi-mannheim.de)
Jörg Stehle, Frankfurt, Germany (stehle@em.uni-frankfurt.de)
Judith Stegmuller, Aachen, Germany (jstegmueller@ukaachen.de)
Hirohide Takebayashi, Niigata, Japan (takebaya@med.niigata-u.ac.jp)
Tetsuya Terasaki, Sendai, Japan (terasaki.tetsuya@m.tohoku.ac.jp)
Makoto Tominaga, Okazaki, Japan (tominaga@nips.ac.jp)
Vidita Vaidya, Mumbai, India (vvaidya@tifr.res.in)
Christopher Vaughan, Sydney, Australia (chris.vaughan@sydney.edu.au)
Roxanne A. Vaughan, North Dakota, USA (roxanne.vaughan@med.und.edu)
Jian-Zhi Wang, Wuhan, China (wangjz@mail.hust.edu.cn)
Michael Weller, Zurich, Switzerland (michael.weller@usz.ch)
Wolfgang Wick, Heidelberg, Germany (wolfgang.wick@med.uni-heidelberg.de)
Stephen R. Williams, Manchester, UK (steve.williams@manchester.ac.uk)
Ian C. Wood, Leeds, UK (i.c.wood@leeds.ac.uk)
Shengzhou Wu , Wenzhou, China, (wszlab@mail.eye.ac.cn)
Xugang Xia, Pennsylvania, USA (Xugang.xia@jefferson.edu)
Bryan Yamamoto, IN, USA (brkyama@iu.edu)
Qian Yang, Xi'an, China (qianyang@fmmu.edu.cn)
Richard Zigmond, Ohio, USA (rez@case.edu)
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Ethical Advisor

Sean Murphy, Seattle, WA, USA (seanm6@u.washington.edu)
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International Society for Neurochemistry Publications Committee

A. J. Turner, Leeds, Chair
M. R. Cookson, Bethesda, USA, ISN Secretary
K. Ikenaka, Okazaki, ISN Treasurer
S. Murphy, Seattle, Ethical Advisor
M. A. Rattray, Bradford, Deputy Chief Editor (Reviews)
A. Saria, Innsbruck, ISN President
J. B. Schulz, Aachen, Chief Editor
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Editors and their specialist fields:
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Jörg B. SchulzJörg B. Schulz

Editor in Chief
Professor of Neurology and Chair, Department of Neurology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D-52074 Aachen, Germany

Phone: 49 241 808 9600 Fax: 49 241 808 2582
Email: JNC-CE@ukaachen.de

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, apoptosis, cell death, clinical studies, gene therapy, motor neuron disorders, neuroprotection, Parkinson's disease, protein aggregation, synuclein, trinucleotide disorders

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Laura HausmannLaura Hausmann

Managing Editor
Department of Neurology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany

Phone: 49 241 80 89920
Email: Lhausmann@ukaachen.de

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Steven BargerSteven Barger

Deputy Chief Editor - Gene Regulation & Genetics
University of Arkansas Medical School, Little Rock, AR, USA
Email: bargerstevenw@uams.edu

Keywords: aging, amyloid-beta, amyloid precursor protein (APP), animal models, Alzheimer's disease (AD), apolipoprotein E (ApoE), apoptosis, calcium (Ca2 ) binding, calcium regulation, cell cycle, cyclic nucleotides, cytokines, DNA microarrays, glutamate receptors, microglia, multi-lineage kinases, neuroinflammation, oxidative stress, proteins, protein structure/chemistry, serine racemase, transcriptional regulation

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Flint BealFlint Beal

Deputy Chief Editor - Clinical Studies, Biomarkers & Imaging
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University,
1300 York Ave, New York, NY, USA

Email: fbeal@med.cornell.edu

Keywords: Alzheimer disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), bioenergetics, biomarkers, clinical studies, gene regulation, Huntington disease, mitochondria, neurodegenerative diseases, oxidative stress, Parkinson disease, pharmacology, tRNA genes

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Hiroyuki NawaHiroyuki Nawa

Deputy Chief Editor - Brain Development & Cell Differentiation
Niigata University, Niigata, Japan
Email: hnawa@bri.niigata-u.ac.jp
Web URL: http://www.bri.niigata-u.ac.jp/

Keywords: behavior, brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), cytokine, development, dopamine, epidermal growth factor (EGF), ErbB signaling, neurotrophin, neurotrophic factor, pharmacology, psychiatric disease, schizophrenia

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Martin CammarotaMartin Cammarota

Deputy Chief Editor - Signal Transduction & Synaptic Transmission
Brain Institute, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), Natal, Brazil
Email: martin.cammarota@neuro.ufrn.br

Keywords: acetylcholine, angiotensin, AMPA, brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), Ca2 /calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II (CaMKII), cAMP response element-binding protein (CREB), cannabinoids, dopamine, fear memory, histamine, learning and memory, long-term potentiation (LTP), NMDA, protein kinase C (PKC)

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Xiongwei Zhu

Deputy Chief Editor - Bioenergetics & Metabolism
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
Email: xiongwei.zhu@case.edu

Keywords: Alzheimer disease (AD), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), apoptosis, autophagy, cell cycle, Huntington disease (HD), metal ion, mitochondria, neurodegeneration, neurodegenerative diseases, oxidative stress, Parkinson disease (PD), signal transduction

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Tammy KielianTammy Kielian

Deputy Chief Editor - Neuroinflammation & Neuroimmunology
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Email: tkielian@unmc.edu

Keywords: astrocytes, chemokines, cytokines, experimental brain abscess, gap junctions, infection, Juvenile Batten Disease, lysosomal storage disease, microglia, neuroimmunology, neuroinflammation, toll-like receptors (TLRs), translational therapeutics

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Min ZhuoMin Zhuo

Deputy Chief Editor - Neuronal Plasticity & Behavior
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Email: min.zhuo@utoronto.ca

Keywords: adenylyl cyclase, Alzheimer's disease (AD), AMPA receptors, behavior, anxiety, calcium (Ca2 ) , calmodulin-dependent protein kinase (CaM kinase), electrophysiology, emotion, GABA, glutamatergic, learning and memory, molecular biology, NMDA NR2B, nociception, kainate, pain, psychiatric diseases, synaptic transmission, synaptic plasiticity, tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) receptor LRP, transgenic mouse models

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Roberto CappaiRoberto Cappai

Deputy Chief Editor - Molecular Basis of Disease
The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Email: r.cappai@unimelb.edu.au
Web URL: [http://www.unimelb.edu.au/

Keywords: aggregation, Alzheimer's disease (AD), amyloid, amyloid precursor protein (APP), copper, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), crystallography,prion, metals, metal homeostasis, neurodegeneration, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), Parkinson's disease (PD), prion disease, structural biology, synuclein

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Mark R. CooksonMark Cookson

Deputy Chief Editor - Reviews
Deputy Chief Editor - Molecular Basis of Disease

Laboratory of Neurogenetics, NIA, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
Email: cookson@mail.nih.gov

Keywords: apoptosis, autophagy, cell biology, DJ-1, expression quantitative trait loci (eQTL) mapping, genetics, gene expression, kinases, Leucine-rich repeat kinase (LRRK2), oxidative stress, parkin, Parkinson's disease (PD), PINK1, substantia nigra, synuclein, mitochondrial damage, neuronal death, neuroprotection




Handling Editors

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Jan AlbrechtJan Albrecht

Mossakowski Medical Research Centre, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Email: jalbrecht@imdik.pan.pl

Keywords: amino acid transport, ammonia, blood brain barrier (BBB), brain, cyclic GMP, glia, glioma, glutaminase, glutamine, hepatic encephalopathy, hypoosmolarity, neurotoxicity, neurotoxicology, nitrosative stress, oxidative stress, potassium channels

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Mathias BährMathias Banhr

Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen, Germany
Email: mbaehr@gwdg.de

Keywords: alpha-synuclein aggregation, Alzheimer's disease, cell death, stroke , Multiple Sclerosis (MS), neuroinflammation, neuroprotection, nigrostriatum, Parkinson's disease, rodents, traumatic injury

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Anirban BasuAnirban _Basu

National Brain Research Center, Manesar, India
Email: anirban@nbrc.ac.in

Keywords: microglia, macroglia, Neuro-inflammation, neuro-immunology, Viral infection of brain, Japanese Encephalitis, neuro- tropic virus, Neural stem/progenitor cells, innate immune response in brain.

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Christian BehlChristian_Behl

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
Email: cbehl@uni-mainz.de

Keywords: aging, Alzheimer's disease (AD), amyloid, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), animal model systems (C. elegans, mouse, rat), apoptosis, cell death, free radical species, glutamate, molecular and cell biology, necrosis, neurodegeneration, neuroprotection, oxidative stress, Parkinson's disease (PD), pathobiochemistry, primary neurons, protein homeostasis, stroke

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Tobias BoeckersTobias Boeckers

University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
Email: tobias.boeckers@uni-ulm.de

Keywords: anatomy, Abeta, Alzheimer disease (AD), amyloid, autism spectrum disorders (ASD), calcium channels, cell biology, hippocampus, human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPS), molecular neurobiology, motor neurons, postsynaptic density protein Abi-1, ProSAP, SHANK2, sodium channels, synaptogenesis, synaptic transmission, zinc

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Juan P. BolanosJuan P. Bolanos

University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
Email: jbolanos@usal.es
Web URL: http://web.usal.es/~jbolanos/

Keywords: AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) signalling, bioenergetics, cell cycle, glutathione, glycolysis, mitochondrial bioenergetics, neurodegeneration, neuronal-glial metabolic interactions, neuroprotective signalling, neurotoxicity signalling, nitric oxide (NO), oxidative stress, Parkinson's disease (PD), peroxynitrite, regulation of glycolysis

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Susan Browne

Merck Research Laboratories, West Point, PA, USA
Email: susan.browne@tevapharm.com

Keywords: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), behavior, cerebral energy metabolism, Huntington's disease (HD), in vivo models of neurodegenrative disorders, mitochondrial dysfunction, neurodegeneration, oxidative damage, Parkinson's disease (PD), stroke, superoxide dismutase (SOD1), transgenic mouse models, translational therapeutics

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Andres Buonanno

National Institute of Health, Bethesda, USA
Email: buonannoa@verizon.net

Keywords: AMPA receptors, behavior, conditioned fear, dopamine, electrophysiology, ErbB signaling, transcriptional regulation, glutamate receptors, hippocampus, interneurons, learning and memory, transgenic mouse models, neuregulin (NRG), neuronal networks, NMDA, NR2C, nucleus reticularis of the thalamus (nRT), psychiatric disorders, pyramidal cells, schizophrenia, voltage-gated sodium channels

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Janet ClarkJanet Clark

National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD, United States
Email: Janet.Clark@nih.gov
Web URL: http://www.linkedin.com/in/janeteaclark

Keywords: biomarker, brain microdissections, cloning, cytokines, depression, DNA microarrays, estrogen, GABAB receptors, glucocorticoid effects, hippocampal and corticostriatal culture, hormones, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, indoleamine-2,3-dioxygenase, microglia, molecular biology, neurodegeneration, neuroendocrinology, neuropharmacology, neurotransmitter transporters, protein biochemistry, psychiatric diseases, stress, tryptophane hydroxylase (TPH)

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Astrid Cardona

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University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Email: Astrid.Cardona@utsa.edu

Keywords: Chemokines, diabetic retinopathy, experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE), fractalkine/CX3CR1, microglia, multiple sclerosis (MS), neuroinflammation, retina.

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Colin K. CombsColin K. Combs

University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND, USA
Email: colin.combs@med.und.edu

Keywords: Alzheimer disease (AD), amyloid plaques, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), apoptosis, astrocytes, beta-amyloid, cell death, cerebrovascular disease, cyclooxygenase-2, cytokines, excytotoxicity, glia, glutamate, growth factors, inflammation, macrophages, microglia, multiple sclerosis, neurodegeneration, neurofibrillary tangles, neuroimmunology, neuroinflammation, nitric oxic synthase, obesity, Parkinson disease (PD), PPARgamma, primary cell cultures, serine/threonine kinases, superoxide anion, synuclein, TNF, traumatic brain injury (TBI), tyrosine kinases

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Katherine ConantKatherine Conant

Georgetown University, Washington D.C., USA
Email: kec84@georgetown.edu

Keywords: adhesion molecules, astrocytes, behavioral studies (Morris water maze), calcium (Ca2 ) imaging, dendritic spines, ELISA, enzyme activity assays, HIV dementia, immunoprecipitation, immunostaining, inflammation, kinases, learning and memory, long-term potentiation (LTP), matrix metalloproteases (MMPs), multielectrode arrays, multiple sclerosis, myelin, neurodegenerative diseases, plasmin, proteases, protease activated receptor-1 (PAR1), synapses, synaptic adhesion molecules, thrombin, transcription factor binding, Western blot, zymography

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James R. ConnorJames Connor

Penn State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
Email: jconnor@hmc.psu.edu

Keywords: astrocytes, biomarkers, blood brain barrier (BBB), cell culture and animal model, cerebrospinal fluid, ferritin, DNA microarrays, glia, iron homeostasis, metals in brain, mRNA binding proteins, myelin, neurodegenerative diseases, oxidative stress, post-transcriptional gene regulation

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Elizabeth CoulsonElizabeth Coulson

Queensland Brain Institute, Brisbane, Australia
Email: e.coulson@uq.edu.au

Keywords: Alzheimer disease (AD), amyloid beta, basic neurobiology, cholinergic neurons, confocal microscopy, death signalling, life cell imaging, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), motor neuron disease, neurodegenerative diseases, neurogenesis, neuronal selection, neurotrophins, p75NTR

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Paul CummingPaul Cumming

Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Australia
Email: paul.k.cumming@gmail.com

Keywords: dopamine (DA), kinetic modelling, metabolism, molecular imaging, monoamine, positron emission tomography (PET), serotonin

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Lakshmi DeviLakshmi_Devi

Mount Sinai, New York
Email: lakshmi.devi@mssm.edu

Keywords: Erk signaling, G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs), neuroendocrine peptides, neuropathic pain, neuropeptides, opioid receptors, peptide biosynthesis, proteomics

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Martin Dichgans

Clinic of the Munich University, Munich, Germany
Email: Martin.Dichgans@med.uni- muenchen.de

Keywords: cerebrovascular, dementia, genomics, microvascular, proteomics, stroke, vascular cognitive impairment

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Tracey DicksonTraceyDickson

University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania
Email: tracey.dickson@utas.edu.au

Keywords: axonal degeneration, excitotoxicity, motor neuron disease, traumatic brain injury

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Alexander DityatevAlexander Dityatev

Molecular Neuroplasticity Group, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Magdeburg, Germany
Email: alexander.dityatev@dzne.de

Keywords: aggrecan, amygdala, animal models of dementia, cell adhesion, chondroitin sulfate, dopaminergic and cholinergic neurons, ectoproteases, electrophysiology, extracellular matrix (ECM), fibroblasts, heparan sulfate, hippocampus, interneuron, intracortical/epicranial imaging, L1 CHL1, long-term depression/potentiation (LTD/LTP), metaplasticity, multielectrode array, nanoscopy, NCAM, optogenetics, patch clamp, perisomatic inhibition, polysialic acid, synaptic plasticity, tenascin, toponomics, two-photon microscopy

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Douglas L. FeinsteinDouglas L. Feinstein

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Email: dlfeins@uic.edu

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease (AD), amyloid, amyloid precursor protein (APP), astrocyte, astroglia, cAMP, cell signalling, clinical trials, DNA microarrays, drug screening, endotoxin, experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE), GFAP, glioma, iNOS, heat shock protein (HSP), heat shock, LPS, mitochondria, mouse models, multiple sclerosis (MS), microglia, neuroinflammation, nitric oxide (NO), oxidative stress, PPARs, proteomics, signal transduction

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Sergio T. FerreiraSergio T. Ferreira

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Email: ferreira@bioqmed.ufrj.br

Keywords: Abeta oligomers, Alzheimer's disease (AD), AMPA, amyloid, apolipoprotein A-1 (ApoA1), behavior, glutamatergic neurotransmission, insulin, learning and memory, neurodegeneration, neurotoxicity, NMDA, synapses

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Melinda Fitzgerald

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University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Email: lindy.fitzgerald@uwa.edu.au

Keywords:brain injury, calcium, neurotrauma, nanotechnology, oligodendroglia, optic nerve, oxidative stress, pharmacotherapeutics

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Stéphane Gasman

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University of Strasbourg, France
Email: gasman@unistra.fr

Keywords:Actin dynamics, cell biology, cell membrane, chromaffin cells, endocytosis, membrane trafficking, secretion, neuroendocrine tumors, neuroendocrinology, neurotransmission, regulated exocytosis, Rho-GTPases, pheochromocytoma.

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Christian Gonzalez-Billault

ChristianGonzalesBillault

Universidad de Chile, Chile
Email: christian.gonzalez.billault@gmail.com

Keywords: Actin, Alzheimer's disease (AD), axon elongation, axonal guidance, cell biology, cell migration, dendritic spines, development, growth cones, microtubule-associated proteins, netrin signaling, neurodegeneration, neuronal cell culture, neuronal polarity, reelin signaling

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Elisa Greggio

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University of Padova, Italy
Email: elisa.greggio@unipd.it

Keywords:. Axonal transport, genetic forms of PD, LRRK2, mitochondria, neurodegeneration, oxidative stress, Parkinson’s disease (PD).

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Natalia V. GulyaevaNatalia V. Gulyaeva

Institute of Higher Nervous Activity and Neurophysiology, Moscow, Russia
Email: nata_gul@pisem.net

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease (AD), amyloid beta toxicity, apoptosis, biomarkers, caspases, cathepsins, cerebral ischemia, epilepsy, excitotoxicity, free radicals, glia in neurodegeneration, neurodegeneration, neurodegenerative diseases – animal and cellular models, neurogenesis, neuroinflammation, neuronal cell death, neuronal (synaptic) plasticity – molecular mechanisms and behavior, neuropeptides, neuroprotection, nitric oxide (NO), oxidative stress, proteases, stress-induced pathology, stroke

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Eckart D. GundelfingerEckart Gundelfinger

Federal Institute for Neurobiology, Magdeburg, Germany
Email: gundelfinger@ifn- magdeburg.de

Keywords: active zone, Bassoon, calcium-binding proteins, cell biology, cloning, localization of voltage-gated calcium channels, molecular biology, molecular organization, neuronal cytoskeleton, neurotransmitter receptors, neurotransmitter release, postsynaptic density, protein-protein interaction, synapse, synaptic extracellular matrix (ECM), synaptic proteins, (no synaptosomes in vitro)

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Giles HardinghamGiles Hardingham

University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Email: Giles.Hardingham@ed.ac.uk

Keywords: antioxidants, apoptosis, calcium signalling, cell cycle, CREB, gene regulation/transcription, excitotoxicity, kinases, mitochondria, neuroprotection, NMDA receptors, oxidative stress, signal transduction

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John HardyJohn Hardy

University College London, Department of Molecular Neuroscience and Reta Lilla Weston Laboratories, Institute of Neurology, London, UK
Email: j.hardy@ion.ucl.ac.uk

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease (AD), cellular and animal models of disease, genetics, molecular biology, motor neuron disease, neurodegeneration, Parkinson's disease (PD), population genetics

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Teresa G. Hastings

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Email: hastingst@upmc.edu

Keywords: 2D-DIGE, apoptosis, dopamine, dopamine quinone, endoplasmic reticulum stress, mass spectrometry, methamphetamine, mitochondria, neurodegeneration, neuronal death, neurotoxicity, neurotransmitter, oxidative stress, Parkinson's disease (PD), protein modification, proteomics

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Michael HenekaMichael Heneka

University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Email: michael.heneka@ukb.uni-bonn.de

Keywords:Alzheimer's disease (AD), amyloid precursor protein (APP), astrocytes, cerebrovascular disease, cytokine, innate immunity, LXR, microglia, multi-photon in vivo, neurodegeneration, neuroinflammation, neurology, nitric oxide (NO), NLRP3 inflammasome, nuclear hormone receptor, PPARgamma, PPARs, transgenic mouse models

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Etienne HirschEtienne Hirsch

INSERM UMR679, Hôpital de la Salpêtrière, Paris, France
Email: etienne.hirsch@upmc.fr

Keywords: acetylcholine, Alzheimer's disease (AD), animal models (mouse, monkey), apoptosis, cell biology, cell death, dopamine, glial cells, histology, inflammatory cytokines, molecular biology, neurodegeneration, neuroinflammation, neurotransmitters, Parkinson's disease (PD), striatum, substantia nigra

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Hiroshi Ichinose

Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan
Email: hichinos@bio.titech.ac.jp

Keywords: animal models, basal ganglia, behavior, biopterin, biomarkers, brain development, catecholamines, catecholamine-synthesizing enzymes, dystonia, molecular biology, monoamines, neurodegenerative diseases, oxidative stress, Parkinson disease (PD), serotonin, transgenic mouse models, tyrosine hydroxylase, vitamins

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William (Roberto) InvernizziWilliam (Roberto) Invernizzi

Mario Negri Institute of Pharmacological Research (Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche "Mario Negri"), Milan, Italy
Email: rinvernizzi@marionegri.it

Keywords: antidepressants, antipsychotics, cognitive behavior, dopamine, interaction among neurotransmitters, GABA, glutamate, in vivo microdialysis (in rat, mouse and gerbil brain), monoamines, neuropharmacology, neurotransmitter release, noradrenaline, serotonin (5-HT)

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Philipp Kahle

Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research and German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
Email: Philipp.Kahle@uni-tuebingen.de
Web URL: http://www.hih-tuebingen.de/funct-neurogenet/

Keywords: animal models (mouse, c. elegans), DJ-1, frontotemporal dementia (FTD), functional neurogenetics, FUS protein, leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 (LRRK2), microarray, parkin, Parkinson's disease (PD), protein aggregation, PINK1, RNA interference, RNA-seq, synuclein, TDP-43, yeast two-hybrid screening

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Mark KindyMark Kindy

Medical University of Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
Email: kindym@health.usf.edu

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease (AD), amyloid beta, apolipoprotein E (ApoE), behavior, biochemistry, drug screening, gene therapy, ischemia, neprilysin, neurodegeneration, neuroprotection, Parkinson's disease (PD), receptor for advanced glycation endproducts (RAGE), spinal cord injury, stroke, tau, toxins, traumatic brain injury

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Michael KochMichael Koch

University of Bremen, Center for Cognitive Sciences, Bremen, Germany
Email: Michael.koch@uni-bremen.de

Keywords: amygdala, anxiety, animal models, behavioral pharmacology, drugs of abuse and addiction, fear, histology, learning and memory, neurodevelopment, neurotoxicology, nucleus accumbens, prefrontal and entorhinal cortex, schizophrenia

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Marcel LeistMarcel Leist

University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
Email: marcel.leist@uni-konstanz.de
Web URL: http://www.uni-konstanz.de/

Keywords: astrocyte activation, calcium (Ca2 ) signalling, cell transplantation (treatment of Parkinson's), cytokines, epigenetic alterations, excitotoxicity, developmental neurotoxicity, dopamine storage, glia in neurodegeneration, inflammation, microglia activation, mixed-lineage kinase, neural stem cells, neurodegeneration, neurite outgrowth, neuropharmacology,neurotoxicity, Parkinson's disease (PD)

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Klaus van LeyenKlaus van Leyen

Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA, USA
Email: klaus_vanleyen@hms.harvard.edu

Keywords: arachidonic acid, axon guidance, cell biology, cell death, cerebral ischemia, lipid oxidation, lipoxygenase, neurite growth, neuronal cell death, neuroprotection, semaphorins, stroke injury and repair

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Gert Lubec

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University of Vienna, Austria
Email: gert.lubec@univie.ac.at

Keywords: Behavior, immunohistochemistry, immunoprecipitation, mass spectrometry (MS), memory and learning, neuropharmacology, neuroproteomics, receptors, receptor complexes, transporters.

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Marzia Malcangio

Kings College London, London, UK
Email: marzia.malcangio@kcl.ac.uk

Keywords: cathepsin, chemokines, cysteine protease, ERK1/2, fractalkine, microglia, mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK), nerve injury, neurogenesis, neuropathic pain, nociception, pharmacology

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Vilma R. MartinsVilma R. Martins

Hospital A.C. Camargo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Email: vmartins@cipe.accamargo.org.br

Keywords: cell biology, cell differentiation, cellular prion protein (PrPC), CNS tumors, development, extracellular vesicles, exosomes, glucocorticoid receptors, heat shock proteins, laminin, molecular biology, neurodegeneration, neuronal survival, prion, stress-inducible protein 1

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Russell T. Matthews

SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA
Email: matthewr@upstate.edu

Keywords: aggrecan, brain development, central nervous system (CNS), glycobiology, extracellular matrix, learning and memory, neuropathology, oncogenesis, receptor protein tyrosine phosphatase beta, synapses

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Mary C. McKennaMary C. McKenna

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Email: mmckenna@umaryland.edu

Keywords: astrocytes, aspartate aminotransferase, energy metabolism, glutamate glutamine, inflammation, lactate metabolism, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS), malate-aspartate shuttle, MCT1 MCT2, mitochondrial transport, neuronal metabolism, 13C-NMR, pediatric traumatic brain injury, perinatal hypoxic ischemia, synaptosomal metabolism

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Kochupurackal P. Mohanakumar


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Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, India
Email: mohankumar@iicb.res.in

Keywords: Animal models, apoptosis, behavioural pharmacology, brain stereotaxy, calcium channels, calcium flux, caspases, cybrids, dopaminergic neurodegeneration, ferous citrate model of PD, Huntington's disease, hydroxyl radical, mitochondrial dysfunction, mitochondrial genes, movement disorders, MPTP model, neurodegenerative disease, neuroprotective therapy, nitric oxide (NO), proteases and inhibitors, reactive oxygen species (ROS), rotenone-induced PD, substantia nigra, protein expression.

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Elek MolnarElek Molnar

University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
Email: Elek.Molnar@bristol.ac.uk
Web URL: http://www.bris.ac.uk/neuroscience/

Keywords: AMPA, antibody production, development, epilepsy, GABA, glutamate receptors, hippocampal neurones, immunocytochemistry, immunofluorescence, kainate, learning and memory, long-term depression/potentiation (LTD/LTP), membrane biochemistry, microscopy, NMDA, myelination, oligodendrocytes, receptor function and localisation, postsynaptic density, synapses, synaptic plasticity, synaptosomes

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Lisa Marie MunterLisa_Marie_Munter

McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Email: lisa.munter@mcgill.ca

Keywords: Alzheimer’s disease (AD), biochemistry, cancer, cell biology, enzymes, fluorescent resonance energy transfer (FRET) imaging, MALDI-mass spectrometry, membrane, molecular biology, pharmacology, Regulated Intramembrane Proteolysis (RIP), schizophrenia

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Anne N. Murphy

University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
Email: anmurphy@ucsd.edu

Keywords: biochemistry, bioenergetics, calcium (Ca2 ), electron transport, excitotoxicity, ion transport, membrane potential, metabolism, mitochondria, mitochondrial biogenesis, mitochondrial free radical generation, mitochondrial ion transport, mitochondrial movement and morphology, neurodegeneration, oxidative phosphorylation

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Eric J. MurphyEric J. Murphy

University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, USA
Email: eric.murphy@med.und.edu

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease (AD), arachidonic acid, astrocytes, cytokines, docosahexaenoic acid, Down's syndrome, fatty acid metabolism, inflammation, lipid- mediated signal transduction, microglia, Parkinson's disease (PD), phospholipases, phospholipid synthesis, plasmalogens, steady-state kinetic modeling

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Lezanne OoiLezanne Ooi

University ofWollongong, Australia
Email: lezanne@uow.edu.au

Keywords: Alzheimer disease (AD), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), astrocytes, cysteine, differentiation, drug discovery, epigenetics, gene expression, glioblastoma, inflammation, motor neurone disease, neurodegeneration, neuroprotection, nitric oxide (NO), oxidative stress, RE1-Silencing Transcription factor (REST), reactive oxygen species (ROS), regenerative medicine, stem cells, transcriptional regulation.

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Arturo OrtegaArturo Ortega

Cinvestav-IPN, Mexico City, Mexico
Email: arortega@cinvestav.mx

Keywords: Bergmann glia, EAAT1/GLAST1, glutamate receptors and transporters, signal transduction, transcriptional regulation, translational control

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David S. Park

University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Email: dpark@uottawa.ca

Keywords: animal models of degeneration (mouse, rat, drosophila), apoptosis, calpain, Cdc25A, CDKs, cell cycle, Chk1, DJ-1, DNA damage, E2F, neuronal death, neurons, parkin, Parkinson's disease (PD), retinoblastoma protein (Rb), stroke

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Gabriela K. Popescu

University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
Email: popescu@buffalo.edu

Keywords: biochemistry, calcium signalling, electrophysiology, glutamate receptors, hippocampal synapses, kinetic modeling, long-term depression/potentiation (LTD/LTP), NMDA receptors, single-channel recordings, synaptic plasticity

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Marco A. M. PradoMarco A. M. Prado

The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
Email: maximo.prado@gmail.com

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease (AD), behavior, calcium (Ca2 ) channels, calcium signaling, cardiovascular disorders, cholinergic mechanisms, choline and acetylcholine transporter, neuronal function, neurotransmitter transporters, pharmacology, prion diseases, pre-synaptic mechanisms, protein and membrane trafficking, spongiform encephalopathy, synaptic vesicles, toxins and neurodegeneration, transgenic mouse models, vesicular neurotransmitter transporter

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Alessandro PrinettiAlessandro Prinetti

Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
Email: alessandro.prinetti@unimi.it
Web URL: http://www.unimi.it/

Keywords: brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), cell signalling, ceramide, membrane lipids, membranes, neural cell , neuronal diseases, lipid domains, neuronal differentiation, sphingolipids, sphingosine

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Lawrence RajendranLawrence Rajendran

University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Email: rajendran@bli.uzh.ch

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease (AD), amyloid plaques, BACE1, biochemistry, endocytosis, functional genomics, high-throughput screening methods, membrane trafficking, molecular and cell biology, RNAi techniques, systems biology

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JustinRubioJustinRubio

University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Email: jrubio@unimelb.edu.au, jrubio@unimelb.edu.au

Keywords: Big data, Deep sequencing, Disease causing genes, Genetics, Human Genetics, Genetics of neurodegenerative diseases, Neurodegenerative diseases

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Elena A. RybnikovaElena A. Rybnikova

Russian Academy of Sciences, Pavlov Institute of Physiology, St.Petersburg, Russian Federation
Email: samoilov@pavlov.infran.ru, rybnikova1@rambler.ru

Keywords: adaptation, animal models (rat, monkeys), apoptosis related factors, brain injury and tolerance, hormone-dependent mechanisms of adaptation, hypobaric hypoxia, hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) axis, ischemia, molecular and cellular mechanisms of neuroprotection, neuroendicronology, neuronal injury, preconditioning, steroid receptors, stress, stress-related disorders, transcription factors

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Esther L. SabbanEstherL.Sabban

New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
Email: esther_sabban@nymc.edu

Keywords: adrenal medulla, biochemistry, catecholamine-synthesizing enzymes, cAMP, endocrinology, estradiol, estrogen, molecular biology, neuropeptides, nicotine, noradrenergic, promoter, stress, transcription, tyrosine hydroxylase (TH)

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Carlo SalaCarlo Sala

CNR Institute of Neuroscience, Milan, Italy
Email: c.sala@in.cnr.it

Keywords: 2-DIGE, autism spectrum disorders, dendritic spines, glioblastoma multiform (GBM), angiogenesis, hippocampus, learning and memory, mental retardation, neurodegenerative disorders, postsynaptic density, proteomics, Shank proteins, synapses, synaptic plasticity, synaptic transmission

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Michael F. SalvatoreMichael F. Salvatore

University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX, USA, Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Email: Michael.Salvatore@unthsc.edu

Keywords: aging, animal models, dopamine transporter, dopaminergic systems, glutamate, locomotor function, nigrostriatum, Parkinson's disease (PD), tyrosine hydroxylase (TH), post-translational modification, protein phosphorylation, stimulants

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Ana M. SebastiãoAna M. Sebastião

University of Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
Email:
anaseb@fm.ul.pt
Web URL:
http://www.imm.fm.ul.pt/web/imm/neurosciencesunit

Keywords: acetylcholine, adenosine, GABA, dopamine, electrophysiology, glutamate, G protein-coupled receptors (GPCR), hippocampus, neurotransmitters, neuromuscular junction, neuromodulation and neuroprotection, neurotrophic factors, purines, striatum, synaptic transmission

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Frank R. SharpFrank R. Sharp

University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
Email: frsharp@ucdavis.edu

Keywords: cell death, cerebral glucose and glycogen metabolism, cerebral ischemia, genetics, genomics, gliogenesis following ischemia, heat shock, immediate early gene expression in brain, neurodegeneration, neurogenesis, neurological diseases, proteomics, stroke

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Tomoaki Shirao

Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Gunma, Japan
Email: tshirao@gunma-u.ac.jp

Keywords: actin filaments, animal models (mouse, rat) cytoskeleton, dendritic spines, drebrin, growth cone, hippocampus, myosin, neurite outgrowth, neuronal culture, synapse formation, synaptic plasticity, time-lapse imaging

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Weihong SongWeihong Song

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Email: weihong@mail.ubc.ca

Keywords: aging, Alzheimer's disease (AD), amyloid, BACE1, dementia, Down Syndrome, gene expression, hypoxia, mental disorders, molecular genetics, neurodegeneration, neuronal apoptosis, Parkinson's disease (PD), secretases, signal transduction, stroke, transcriptional regulation, transgenic mouse models, ubiquitin proteasome system (UPS)

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Rainer SpanagelRainer_Spanagel

University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Email: rainer.spanagel@zi- mannheim.de

Keywords: addiction, alcoholism, circadian rhythm, dopamine, drug-seeking behavior, glutamate, psychopharmacology

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Judith Stegmüller

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University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Germany
Email: jstegmueller@ukaachen.de

Keywords:Apoptosis, ataxia, cerebellum, electroporation, mouse models, neuronal migration, neuronal morphology, Parkinson’s disease (PD), regeneration, transcriptional regulation, ubiquitin proteasome systems (UPS), yeast-two-hybrid.

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Jörg StehleJörgStehle

Goethe University Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Email: stehle@em.uni-frankfurt.de

Keywords:animal models, behavior, cAMP signalling pathway, chromatin remodelling, circadian, clock gene, hippocampus, learning and memory, melatonin, microarray, neuroendocrine cells, pineal gland, rhythm, transcriptional regulation

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Constanze Seidenbecher

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Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology
Email: seidenc@lin-magdeburg.de

Keywords:adaptor molecules, AKAP5, behaviour, bipolar disorder, brevican, caldendrin, extracellular matrix (ECM), functional neuroimaging, G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), glutamate, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), perineuronal nets, polymorphisms, postsynaptic density (PSD), psychiatric disorders, schizophrenia, synaptic proteins.

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Hirohide Takebayashi

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Niigata University, Japan
Email: takebaya@med.niigata-u.ac.jp

Keywords: Cell differentiation, cerebral cortex, developmental neurobiology, GABAergic neurons, glia, molecular biology, Olig2, spinal cord, stem cells, transcription factors.

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Tetsuya TerasakiTetsuya Terasaki

Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Email: terasaki.tetsuya@m.tohoku.ac.jp
Web URL: http://www.pharm.tohoku.ac.jp/~soutatsu/dds/index.htm

Keywords:ABC transporter, BCRP/ABCG2, blood brain barrier (BBB), brain drug distribution, brain microdialysis, drug delivery, mass spectrometry, MRP transporter, P-glycoprotein, pharmacokinetics, proteomics, SLC transporter, transport

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Makoto TominagaMakoto Tominaga

Okazaki Institute for Integrative Bioscience, Okazaki, Japan
Email: tominaga@nips.ac.jp

Keywords:Calcium Imaging, Inflammatory Pain, Ion Channels, Neuropathic Pain, Nociception, Pain, Patch-Clamp, Sensory Neurons, Temperature, TRP Channels

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Vidita VaidyaVidita Vaidya

TATA Institute, Mumbai, India
Email: vvaidya@tifr.res.in

Keywords:antidepressant, anxiety, behavior, brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), depression, epigenetic alterations, in situ hybridization, microarrays, neural stem cells, neurocircuitry of emotion, neurogenesis, neuropsychopharmacology, neurotrophin, stress

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Christopher Vaughan ChristopherVaughan

University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Email: chris.vaughan@sydney.edu.au

Keywords:cannabinoid, chronic pain, endocannabinoid, in vitro, medulla, midbrain, migraine, neuropathic pain, opioid, patch clamp, pain, spinal cord

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Roxanne A. VaughanRoxanne A. Vaughan

University of North Dakota School of Medicine, Grand Forks, ND, USA
Email: roxanne.vaughan@med.und.edu

Keywords:cocaine binding, DAT phosphorylation, DAT trafficking, dopamine transporter, mass spectrometry, neurotransmitter transporters, phosphorylation, photoaffinity labeling, protein structure

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Jian-Zhi WangJian-Zhi Wang

HuaZhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
Email: wangjz@mail.hust.edu.cn

Keywords:Alzheimer disease, Tau

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Michael WellerMichael Weller

University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Email: michael.weller@usz.ch
Web URL: http://www.neurologie.usz.ch

Keywords:apoptosis, astrocytoma, cell biology, cell cycle, cell death, death ligands, death receptors, glioma, neuroimmunology, small animal imaging, stem cells, immunotherapy, angiogenesis, tumor stem cells, vaccination

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Wolfgang WickWolfgang Wick

University Clinic Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Email: wolfgang.wick@med.uni- heidelberg.de

Keywords:angiogenesis, biomarker, cell migration and invasion, epigenetics, glioma, hematopoietic stem cells, hypoxia, immune therapy, neurooncology, tumor microenvironment, tumor suppressor gene

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Stephen R. WilliamsStephen R. Williams

University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Email: steve.williams@manchester.ac.uk

Keywords:13C, cerebral blood flow, energy metabolism, functional imaging, glutamate, ischemia, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS), neurotransmitters, neurotransmitter metabolism, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), stroke

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Ian C. WoodIan C. Wood

University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Email: i.c.wood@leeds.ac.uk
Web URL: http://www.fbs.leeds.ac.uk/..?tag=Wood_I

Keywords:brain cancer, cardiovascular disease, chromatin, differentiation, DNA, epigenetics, epilepsy, gene expression, mRNA, potassium channels, REST, stem cells, transcription factors, transcriptional regulation, transgenic mouse models

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Shengzhou Wu

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Wenzhou Medical College, China
Email: wszlab@mail.eye.ac.cn

Keywords: amino acid neurotransmitters, cell biology, diabetic neuropathy, endoplasmic reticulum (ER), ER-associated degradation, endoplasmic reticulum stress, excitotoxicity, gene expression, neuroinflammation, Parkinson’s disease (PD), retinal degeneration, serine racemase, unfolded protein response (UPR) .

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Xugang XiaXugang Xia

Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Email: Xugang.xia@jefferson.edu

Keywords:amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), astrocytes, endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and ER-associated degradation of proteins, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, LLRK2, neurodegeneration, oxidative stress, Parkinson disease (PD), PINK1, proteasome, protein aggregation, RNAi, transgenic rodent models

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Bryan YamamotoBryan Yamamoto

University of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Email: brkyama@iu.edu

Keywords:amphetamines, behavior, blood brain barrier (BBB) permeability, dopamine, drug abuse, excitotoxicity, glutamate, in vivo microdialysis, MDMA (Ecstasy), immunohistochemistry, methamphetamine, neurodegeneration, neuroinflammation, neuropharmacology, oxidative stress, protein biochemistry, serotonin (5-HT), stress

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Qian YangQianYang

Fourth Military Medical University Tangdu Hospital, Xi'an, China
Email: qianyang@fmmu.edu.cn

Keywords:autophagy, chaperone-mediated autophagy, Drosha, ER stress, miRNS biogenesis, mitochondrial homeostasis, neurodegenerative diseases, neuronal stress response, neuronal survival and death, Parkinson disease

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Richard ZigmondRichard_Zigmond

Cleveland, OH, USA
Email: rez@case.edu

Keywords:cytokines, gp130 family, IL-6, leukemia inhibitory factor (LIF), neuronal regeneration, neuroimmunology, neuropeptides, peripheral nervous system

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