Journal of Neurology Research

Gerald Pfeffer, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Canada   Read more...

ISSN-print: 1923-2845 | ISSN-online: 1923-2853 | Bimonthly | Open Access | Aims and Scope

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Special Issue

Title: Health Equity in Neuroscience

Editor: Gerald Pfeffer, MD
Submission deadline: May 31, 2022
Article Publishing Charge (APC): None
To be published: July 2022
(Articles will still be published "online-first" prior to the release of the special issue)

Description: We are inviting articles (Original Research, Commentary, and Review Articles) on the subject of health disparities, and means to improve equity for patients and practitioners in the neurological sciences (neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry, and physiatry). For this special issue there will be no article processing charges. An award will designated in the amount of $500 to the best article contributed by a first-author trainee (undergraduate or graduate student, medical student, resident or fellow) following publication of the special issue in July 2022.
Articles Online First


Combat the COVID-19

Let's Combat COVID-19 Pandemic Together
The COVID-19 outbreak presents the unprecedented challenge for world public and medical practitioners and health care providers. The Elmer Press Inc is herein to participate the combating COVID-19 through all possible efforts, as a clinical medicine publisher, we would facilitate the rapid and effective communication of management of this pandemic, we will consider submissions related to all aspects of this disease, including prevention, basic viral research, epidemiology, treatment, vaccine, fast screening, diagnosis, prognosis, etc. We will process such manuscripts in priority and publish them ASAP after peer-reviewed and accepted.
Collection of COVID-19 articles.


  • Simultaneous Encephalitis and Neuroretinitis After COVID-19 in a Young Adult: A Case Report

    Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic greatly impacted many aspects of life in the world. Both neurological and ophthalmologic presentations after COVID-19 have been reported.

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Priority for People With Neurologic and Rare Diseases

    As vaccination programmes against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are expanded, substantial variation in the prioritisation of different groups is apparent both between countries but also interprovincially within Canada. In this editorial, we bring attention to the need to prioritize individuals with neurologic and rare disorders for vaccination.

  • Ceramide Dynamics and Prognostic Value in Acute and Subacute Ischemic Stroke: Preliminary Findings in a Clinical Cohort

    Ceramides are implicated in sphingolipid signaling. Elevated ceramide levels have been associated with increased cardiovascular risk, but information on their role in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) is limited.

  • A Pilot Clinical Trial of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Mild Cognitive Impairment

    Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is defined as a progressive memory dysfunction. There are controversies with regards to whether repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) could improve the condition. In a randomized, self-control, crossover clinical trial, effect of rTMS on cognitive performance in patients with MCI was assessed.

  • The Neurologic Manifestations of Coronavirus Disease 2019

    The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an ongoing global pandemic that has so far affected 216 countries and more than 5 million individuals worldwide. The infection is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). While pulmonary manifestations are the most common, neurological features are increasingly being recognized...







Cerebral Coagulation Complications Following COVID-19 Adenoviral Vector Vaccines: A Systematic Review
While administration of millions of doses of the adenoviral vector vaccines (e.g., Oxford-AstraZeneca (ChAdOx1 nCoV-19) and Janssen/Johnson & Johnson (Ad26.COV2. S)) has helped control the disease, numerous cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) with thrombocytopenia have been reported in vaccinated individuals.
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An Observational Study of an Epilepsy Monitoring Unit in a Level 4 Epilepsy Center, Post-Implementation of the National Association of Epilepsy Centers 2010 Revised Guidelines
We performed a retrospective review of electronic medical records for 433 EMU patient visits between January 2016 and May 2019 at a level 4 comprehensive epilepsy center. Full Text

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Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis in Patients With SARS-CoV-2
Several neurological manifestations of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) have been reported, including cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST). In this report, we discuss two cases of cerebral venous thrombosis in young patients with a recent SARS-CoV-2 infection and otherwise unrevealing workup. Full Text


Current Issue


Vol. 11, No. 5, Oct 2021

Table of Contents


Cerebral Coagulation Complications Following COVID-19 Adenoviral Vector Vaccines: A Systematic Review Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1
Sara Aghabaklou, Seyed-Mostafa Razavi, Pegah Mohammadi, Sharareh Gholamin, Ashkan Mowla 69-76
Vestibular Migraine With Brainstem Auras: A Review of Pathogenesis, Clinical Varieties, Abortive and Prophylactic Treatment Abstract HTML PDF
Ai Juan Zhang, Ai Yuan Zhang, Lin Zhi Gao, Li Zhou, An Ning Wang 77-86

Original Article

An Observational Study of an Epilepsy Monitoring Unit in a Level 4 Epilepsy Center, Post-Implementation of the National Association of Epilepsy Centers 2010 Revised Guidelines Abstract HTML PDF
Mohankumar Kurukumbi, Jose Castillo, Tulsi Shah, Joanne Lau, Bhumi Patel, Soumil Narayan, Laura Madarasz, Yun Fang, Caroline Shadowen, Divya Sahajwalla 87-93

Case Report

Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis in Patients With SARS-CoV-2 Abstract HTML PDF
Matthew Fitzsimons, Michael C. Li, Abinayaa Ravichandran, Ramiro G. Castro Apolo, Erafat Rehim, Hussam A. Yacoub 94-101
Simultaneous Encephalitis and Neuroretinitis After COVID-19 in a Young Adult: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Maryam Poursadeghfard, Maryam Sharifian-Dorche, Alijan Nemati, Ashkan Mowla 102-107

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