Brain

Brain is a neurological journal published by Oxford University Press. It was edited by John Newsom-Davis from 1997 to 2004. Under his editorship it became one of the first scientific journals to go online. Since 2004 the journal is edited by Alastair Compston, Professor and Head of Department of Clinical Neurosciences in Cambridge.

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Country
United Kingdom
History
1878–present
Website
http://brain.oxfordjournals.org/
Impact factor
9.230 (2010)

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Neuroscience

Getting gene therapy to the brain

A lone genetic mutation can cause a life-changing disorder with effects on multiple body systems. Lysosomal storage diseases, for example, of which there are dozens, arise due to single mutations that affect production of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spectrum of neurological disorders linked to SARS-CoV-2

(HealthDay)—Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection is associated with a spectrum of neurological disorders, according to a study published online July 8 in Brain.

Neuroscience

Gene yields insights into the causes of neurodegeneration

Across the globe, approximately 50 million people are living with dementia. The two most common forms are Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD), which develop when neurons in specific parts of the ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Study hints at early sign of Alzheimer's degeneration

Researchers have moved one step closer to identifying targets for brain degeneration that occur decades before symptoms of Alzheimer's disease appear—a much sought-after clue that might open the door to early treatment.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Researchers stimulate improvements in Parkinson's treatment

New research led by QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute has identified ways to make the most widely-used advanced treatment for Parkinson's disease—deep brain stimulation therapy—more effective and safer.

Neuroscience

MRI test to detect brain injuries in football players

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a neurodegenerative disease caused by repeated head injuries often affecting athletes, can only be diagnosed currently through brain tissue analysis post-mortem. However, in a new study ...

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