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The Cerebellum

The Cerebellum

Editor-in-Chief: Mario Manto

ISSN: 1473-4222 (print version)
ISSN: 1473-4230 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12311

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Task Forces gather international panels of scientists and aim to report Task Force Papers that will be submitted to the journal.
Each Task Force accomplishes specific activities under the guidance of a Task Force Leader.
Task Forces are composed of members from several continents.

The 5 overall goals of the TASK FORCES are: 

1. to provide a view of the current understanding of the topic with an emphasis of evidence-based review
2. raise awareness of the problem
3. to recommend revisions of the nomenclature to reduce confusion
4. make practical recommendations regarding the diagnosis and/or therapy including with novel methods
5. to promote education regarding the problem

Task Force 1: Neuroimaging of cerebellar disorders

Leader: Limperopoulos, Catherine
Members: Boltshauser, Eugen; Grant, P. Ellen; Huisman , Thierry AGM; Limperopoulos, Catherine; Mascalchi, Mario; Oz, Gulin; Stoddley, Cetherine J.; Timmann, Dagmar; Christophe, Habas

Task Force 2: Ocular motor deficits in cerebellar disorders and ataxias

Leader: Shaikh, Aasef
Members: Bhidayasiri, Roongroj; Bronstein, Adolfo; DuLac, Sascha; Ghasia, Fatema; Halmagyi, Michael; Helmchen, Christoph; Jen, Joanna; Kattah, Jorge; Kim, Ji-Soo; Stahl, John; Szmulewicz, David; Straumann, Dominik; Strupp, Michael; Tarnutzer, Alexander; Tilikete, Caroline; Walker, Mark; Zee, David

Task Force 3: Pharmacotherapy of cerebellar disorders

Leader: Strupp, Michael
Members: Watt, Alana; Tsuji, Shoji; Shaikh, Aasef; Manto, Manto; Teive, Helio; Tilikete, Caroline; Gazulla, Jose; Zesiewicz, Theresa; Feil, Katharina; Masciullo, Marcella

Task Force 4: Immune disorders

Leader: Hadjivassiliou, Mario
Members: Manto, Mario; Mitoma, Hiroshi; Honnorat, Jerome; Graus, Francesc; Jarius, Sven; Titulaer, Maarten; Hoggard, Nigel

Task Force 5: Classification of cerebellar ataxias

Leader: Dupre, Nicolas
Members: Luiz-Pedroso, Jose; Matilla-Duenas, Antoni; Soong, Bing-Wen; Rouleau, Guy A; Schmahmann, Jeremy; Klein, Christopher; Beaudin, Marie; Mitoma, Hiroshi; Manto, Manto; Tsuji, Shoji

Task Force 6: The clinical scales of cerebellar ataxias

Leader: Bürk, Katrin
Members: Delatycki, Martin; Jardim, Laura Bannach; Reetz, Kathrin; Schmahmann, Jeremy Dan; Sival, Deborah

Task Force 7: Cerebellum and neurocognition

Leader: Argyropoulos,Georgios
Members: Adamaszek, Michael; Argyropoulos, Georgios PD; Ivry, Richard; Koziol, Len; Leggio, Maria; Manto, Mario; Molinari, Marco; Schmahmann, Jeremy D; Stoodley, Catherine; van Dun, Kim; Van Overwalle, Frank

Task Force 8: Cell therapies in cerebellar disorders

Leader: Cendelin, Jan
Members: Manto, Mario; Mitoma, Hiroshi; Vozeh, Frantisek; Sherrard, Rachel; Buffo, Annalisa; Hirai, Hirokazu; Magrassi, Lorenzo

Task Force 9: Neurostimulation of the cerebellum

Leader: Ferrucci, Roberta
Members: Priori, Alberto; Manto, Mario; Koch, Giacomo; Rothwell, John; Sadnicka, Anna; Ugawa, Yoshikazu; Argyropoulos, Georgios

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    An international journal devoted to the science of the cerebellum and its role in ataxia and other medical disorders. There is currently intense interest in the genetics of cerebellar ataxias and in the roles of the cerebellum in motor control and cognitive functioning. This region contains more neurons than all the other structures of the brain. As a result of the ageing population, diseases associated with cerebellar dysfunction are becoming more widespread.

    Despite the vast amount of scientific research in this area, no journal exists that is devoted specifically to the cerebellum. The growing number of researchers in this field currently have to find information in a wide range of publications. The Cerebellum will cover all the latest developments in this field to ensure readers are kept fully up to date from one source. The unique Editorial Board comprising internationally-renowned experts aims to create an authoritative journal that will be a significant and original addition to the neuroscience literature.

    The Cerebellum will be of immense interest to researchers including: neuroscientists in molecular and cellular biology; neurophysiologists; researchers in neurotransmission; neurologists; geneticians; radiologists; paediatricians; anatomists; neuropsychologists; trainees in neurology and psychiatry.

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