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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  • 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...

  • Biomechanical Motion Analysis of Cervical and Thoracolumbar Spine During Ambulance Transport: A Healthy Volunteer Study

    Recent evidence suggests that long spine board (LSB) may do little to manage spinal motion, and pose increased risk. This project sought to measure cervical and thoracolumbar motion during ambulance transport.

  • Electroencephalography During the Acute Phase Of Encephalitis: A Brief Review

    Electroencephalography (EEG) remains an important complementary tool to diagnose neurologic diseases, including encephalitis. The objectives of this short review are to show the electroencephalographic findings in different types of encephalitis and to highlight the changing outlines during and after the specific treatment.







Psychological Implications of Mandatory Testing for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 During the Global COVID-19 Pandemic.
This article aims to discuss the psychological and ethical impacts of forcing the patients to be tested for the COVID-19. The authors’ opinion is that testing for SARS-CoV-2 should be mandatory during the pandemic to properly guide isolation and fairly distribute limited PPE and hospital space, thereby maximizing public health.
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Association Between Trauma Center Designation and Spinal Cord Injury Admission in the USA

After spinal cord injury (SCI), patients are seen in either trauma center emergency departments (EDs) or non-trauma center EDs, and then selectively admitted for hospitalization. The association between SCI and admission to designated trauma centers is currently unknown. Read the Full Text

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Sudden Onset Hemiplegia and Neglect: A Case Report of Type A Aortic Dissection Presenting as a Code Stroke
Stanford type A acute aortic dissection with ischemic stroke is a rare yet highly morbid presentation of sudden onset neurological symptoms. We present a case of a 57-year-old African American male brought to the emergency department with a witnessed syncopal episode, abdominal pain, right sided gaze preference, and left side weakness. Full Text


Current Issue


Vol. 10, No. 6, Dec 2020

Table of Contents


Psychological Implications of Mandatory Testing for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 During the Global COVID-19 Pandemic Abstract HTML PDF
Geoffrey W. Peitz, Ali Seifi 207-208

Original Article

Ceramide Dynamics and Prognostic Value in Acute and Subacute Ischemic Stroke: Preliminary Findings in a Clinical Cohort Abstract HTML PDF
Marina Buciuc, Vlad C. Vasile, Gian Marco Conte, Eugene L. Scharf 209-219
Gender and Psychotropic Poisoning in the USA Abstract HTML PDF
Aleena Vargas, George Ormseth, Ali Seifi 220-225
Comparing Lithium With Valproate for Clinical and Social Status of Bipolar Disorder Patients in Inter-Episode Interval: A Retrospective Comparative Study Abstract HTML PDF
Arash Mowla, Sanaz Boostani, Zahra Ehsaei 226-230
Study Family History of Psychiatry Disorders in Schizophrenia Patients Abstract HTML PDF
Arash Mowla, Sahar Bahrami 231-234

Case Report

Facial Diplegia as a Rare Late Neurologic Manifestation of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Abstract HTML PDF
Casey Judge, Negar Moheb, Ramiro Castro Apolo, Joy L. Dupont, Michelle L. Gessner, Hussam A. Yacoub 235-236
Late-Onset Encephalopathy Associated With SARS-CoV-2 Infection Abstract HTML PDF
Katie Reming, Keithan Sivakumar, Negar Moheb, Ahmad Nizam, Hussam A. Yacoub 237-239
Diffuse Astrocytoma and Ollier’s Disease Abstract HTML PDF
Assem S. Al Rumeh, Toleen Shaikh, Ahmad Lari, Abdullah A. Muharib, Wafaa Al Shakweer 240-244
Successful Treatment of Super-Refractory Status Epilepticus With Cannabis Oil in a Patient With Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis Abstract HTML PDF
Athena Michaelides, Spyridon Bekas, Antigoni Papaioannou, Athina Lazaridou, Paola Nicolaides 245-247
Sudden Onset Hemiplegia and Neglect: A Case Report of Type A Aortic Dissection Presenting as a Code Stroke Abstract HTML PDF
Thomas Gregg Pederson, Yimage Ahmed, Joseph K. Maddry, Nurani M. Kester 248-252

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