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Experimental Brain Research

Experimental Brain Research

Co-Editors-in-Chief: J.C. Rothwell; W. Byblow

ISSN: 0014-4819 (print version)
ISSN: 1432-1106 (electronic version)

Journal no. 221

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Call for Papers: For John Rothwell

Dear friends and colleagues,
Experimental Brain Research (EBR) is delighted to announce a special issue to mark John Rothwell's retirement from academia. As many of you know, John has long been Editor-in-Chief of EBR (for 14 years in fact).
We are currently gauging interest from potential contributing authors for this special issue. As with all submissions to EBR, there are no charges for submitting (nor for color), and there are various options available for access. The format is flexible provided submissions conform to the usual requirements for reviews, mini-reviews, commentaries or original research articles. Ideally the topic of each article will have a clear link to John and one (or more) of his many seminal studies. As is the case for any special issue, it will be up to the discretion of the guest editors whether a submission falls within the aims and scope of the issue they envisage. Our aim is to have online publication in May 2020, in time for John’s retirement event at UCL.
To meet the May deadline we require all manuscripts to be submitted no later than 15 January 2020. All manuscripts will be subject to normal peer review procedures as set out by the journal.
At this stage we are simply asking for an expression of interest by email, to neil.solomon@springer.com, by Monday, September 2, 2019. Could you kindly let us know if you would be interested in contributing a submission to this special issue for John? If so, please provide a tentative title, a sentence or two about your topic, and a brief statement about how it relates to John's seminal work and contributions to the field.
Further details about submitting to EBR can be found on the website you are on now (www.springer.com/221) under “Instructions for Authors” and/or “Submit Online.”
With best wishes,
Sven Bestmann (Guest Editor) & Winston Byblow (Guest Editor and Co-Editor-in-Chief of EBR)
Neil Solomon (editor at Springer Nature)

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    Experimental Brain Research publishes original contributions on many aspects of experimental research of the central and peripheral nervous System. The scope of the Journal encompasses aspects of physiology; behavior; neurochemistry; developmental, cellular, and molecular neurobiology; and experimental pathology relevant to general problems of cerebral function.
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