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Neurology and Neurosurgery

Online ISSN: 2631-4339

Shangming Zhang

Penn State Hershey Medical Center, USA

Neurology and Neurosurgery is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal that focuses on publishing novel topics in the field of neurology.

Manuscripts may take the form of original empirical research, critical reviews of the literature, brief commentaries, meeting reports, case reports, innovations in clinical practice, letters and drug clinical trial studies.

Neurology and Neurosurgery welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: submissions@oatext.com alternatively to editor.nns@oatext.com

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by Neurology and Neurosurgery, is properly cited.

Shangming Zhang


Dr. Zhang received his MD and MS in China. He completed his residency in Pathology at College of Medicine, North China University of Science and Technology, Tangshan, China. He then stayed there as faculty and was promoted to Associate Professor. He served as Chairman of Department of Pathology, Deputy Director of Basic Medical Science Center, and Director of Molecular Biology Laboratory before he moved to the United States as a visiting scholar in 1996. He did many years of research in Immunology before he completed his residency training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Indiana University School of Medicine in 2010. He then joined Department of PM&R at Penn State Hershey Medical Center in July, 2010. Dr. Zhang is board certified in American Board PM&R (ABPMR) and American Board Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM). He is Associate Professor and Medical Director of PM&R Outpatient Clinic. His patient care focuses on musculoskeletal, neuropathic pain, spasticity, cervical dystonia, medical rehabilitation, electrodiagnostic medicine, stroke and other neurological rehabilitation. Dr. Zhang’s research interest includes medical rehabilitation and peripheral vascular disease. Dr. Zhang has published 39 peer reviewed articles and book chapters.

Shangming Zhang


Dr. Zhang received his MD and MS in China. He completed his residency in Pathology at College of Medicine, North China University of Science and Technology, Tangshan, China. He then stayed there as faculty and was promoted to Associate Professor. He served as Chairman of Department of Pathology, Deputy Director of Basic Medical Science Center, and Director of Molecular Biology Laboratory before he moved to the United States as a visiting scholar in 1996. He did many years of research in Immunology before he completed his residency training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Indiana University School of Medicine in 2010. He then joined Department of PM&R at Penn State Hershey Medical Center in July, 2010. Dr. Zhang is board certified in American Board PM&R (ABPMR) and American Board Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM). He is Associate Professor and Medical Director of PM&R Outpatient Clinic. His patient care focuses on musculoskeletal, neuropathic pain, spasticity, cervical dystonia, medical rehabilitation, electrodiagnostic medicine, stroke and other neurological rehabilitation. Dr. Zhang’s research interest includes medical rehabilitation and peripheral vascular disease. Dr. Zhang has published 39 peer reviewed articles and book chapters.

Editorial Board


Hua Su

Professor
Center for Cerebrovascular Research
University of California, San Francisco
USA

Pratik Yashvant Chhatbar

Instructor
Department of Neurology
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
USA

MAI-LAN HO

Assistant Professor of Radiology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester
USA


Rudolph Emile Tanzi

Professor of Neurology
Harvard University
USA

Sandro Marini

Clinical Neurologist
Massachusetts General Hospital Boston
USA

Phillip J. Tully

Discipline of Medicine
University of Adelaide
Australia


Da Jia

Principal Investigator
West China 2nd University Hospital
Sichuan University
China

Shehong Zhang

Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai
China

Ying Peng

Professor & Director
Department of Neurology, The Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital
Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou
China


Seunghoon Lee

Department of Neurosurgery
Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine
Samsung Medical Center
Republic of Korea

Junming Luo

Professor
Department of Pathology
Qinghai Provincial People’s Hospital
China

In Press

Volume 1, Issue 2


The effect of integrative neuromuscular training on postural control of children with autism spectrum

Javad Shavikloo Khadijeh Irandoust Aliasghar Norasteh

Research Article-Neurology and Neurosurgery

August 24, 2018


A post cytomegalovirus Guillain-Barre syndrome, with atypical presentation, associated with arachnoiditis in a 10-month-old girl

Nina Goldman Jean-Christophe Cuvellier Gustavo Soto-Ares Louis Vallee

Case Report-Neurology and Neurosurgery

August 25, 2018


Appropriate use of antipsychotic drugs is feasible in outpatients’ dementia clinics

Teresa Catarci

Research Article-Neurology and Neurosurgery

October 10, 2018


Current Issue

Volume 1, Issue 1


Sex differences in cerebrovascular disease and other complex disease

Sandro Marini

Editorial-Neurology and Neurosurgery

April 27, 2018


Wake-up pilot study for patients with multiple sclerosis and fatigue: How mindfulness can help?

Gisa Schluh

Short Communication-Neurology and Neurosurgery

April 27, 2018


Schizophrenia and Brain Networks

Jorge A Ure Ricardo Corral Eric Wainwright

Review Article-Neurology and Neurosurgery

June 05, 2018


Regional homogeneity in cognition with frontal lobe injury-A resting-state fMRI study

Yang Liu Zheng Ding Xiao-yang Wang Su-jian Zhou Hui Xiao Xiao-xin Lu Hui-ping Peng

Research Article-Neurology and Neurosurgery

June 05, 2018


Fusion rate of a PEEK TLIF cage according to the addressed spinal segment - a retrospective analysis

Jung S Breitenfelder M Niggemann H Stove J Hasan A

Research Article-Neurology and Neurosurgery

July 23, 2018


Improving the spatial resolution of magnetoencephalography images

Alfonso de Hoyos Javier Portillo Pilar Marín Miguel Á. García Fernando Maestú Javier Lafuente Alberto Ferrus Antonio Hernando

Research Article-Neurology and Neurosurgery

July 26, 2018


Archive


Volume 1

Sex differences in cerebrovascular disease and other complex disease

Sandro Marini

Editorial-Neurology and Neurosurgery

April 27, 2018


Wake-up pilot study for patients with multiple sclerosis and fatigue: How mindfulness can help?

Gisa Schluh

Short Communication-Neurology and Neurosurgery

April 27, 2018


Schizophrenia and Brain Networks

Jorge A Ure Ricardo Corral Eric Wainwright

Review Article-Neurology and Neurosurgery

June 05, 2018


Regional homogeneity in cognition with frontal lobe injury-A resting-state fMRI study

Yang Liu Zheng Ding Xiao-yang Wang Su-jian Zhou Hui Xiao Xiao-xin Lu Hui-ping Peng

Research Article-Neurology and Neurosurgery

June 05, 2018


Fusion rate of a PEEK TLIF cage according to the addressed spinal segment - a retrospective analysis

Jung S Breitenfelder M Niggemann H Stove J Hasan A

Research Article-Neurology and Neurosurgery

July 23, 2018


Improving the spatial resolution of magnetoencephalography images

Alfonso de Hoyos Javier Portillo Pilar Marín Miguel Á. García Fernando Maestú Javier Lafuente Alberto Ferrus Antonio Hernando

Research Article-Neurology and Neurosurgery

July 26, 2018


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Neurology and Neurosurgery welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: submissions@oatext.com alternatively to editor.nns@oatext.com

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Neurology and Neurosurgery is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

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