The Journal of Neurology is an international peer-reviewed English-language journal which publishes on all aspects of clinical neurology from diagnosis to treatment. Founded in 1891, Journal of Neurology has reliably published excellent research in Neurology for over 130 years. The journal publishes Original Communications, Reviews, Commentaries, Letters to the Editor and Pioneers in Neurology as well as the invited Neurological Updates and Journal Clubs.


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  • We pride ourselves on a rigourous peer review process with fast turnaround times with an average time from submission to first decision of 11 days and an average time from acceptance to online publication of 15 days
  • We provide high levels of author satisfaction, with a recent survey shows that 98% of authors who responded said they would publish in the journal again.
  • Currently ranked among the top 25% of journals listed in the SCIE “Clinical Neurology” subject category, we welcome submissions on all aspects of clinical neurology.

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  • Roger A. Barker,
  • Massimo Filippi,
  • Michael Strupp
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6.682 (2021)
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6.174 (2021)
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4 days
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1,947,762 (2021)

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