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Mary Ann Liebert launches Brain Connectivity journal

December 11, 2015

Brain Connectivity will give scientists and clinicians access to the most recent findings in the rapidly advancing field of connectivity research at the systems and network levels. The Journal will disseminate information on brain mapping, modeling, novel research techniques, and the translation of research discoveries from the laboratory to the clinic. Special emphasis will be placed on the underlying physiology and anatomy of brain connectivity in both human and animal models. This valuable resource will foster the application of basic biological discoveries and contribute to the development of novel diagnostic and therapeutic interventions to recognize and treat a broad range of neurodegenerative and psychiatric disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, stroke, dementia, and depression.

"The field of brain connectivity research is rapidly expanding, and the launch of this new journal, Brain Connectivity, will fill a big need in the field," says Christopher Pawela, PhD, founding and co-editor-in-chief of Brain Connectivity and an assistant professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Bharat Biswal, PhD, an associate professor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, shares the roles of founding and co-editor-in-chief with Dr. Pawela.

Brain Connectivity will be the journal of record for researchers and clinicians interested in all aspects of brain connectivity. It will include original peer-reviewed papers, review articles, point-counterpoint discussions on controversies in the field, and a product/technology review section.

Source: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News