Instructions for Contributors

Editorial Policy
Neurotherapeutics® is the official journal of the American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics (ASENT). The journal publishes original research articles and invited topical reviews relating to the treatment of neurological disorders. Neurotherapeutics®appears quarterly in print and online. Original research articles are posted online in advance of print after copyediting and proofing.

Audience
Researchers and practitioners in the field of neurotherapeutics including neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, and pain specialists, as well as basic scientists, and individuals from academia, advocacy, government, and industry.

Invited Thematic Reviews
Each quarterly issue of the journal includes a series of invited review articles relating to a specific topical theme. The selection of manuscripts is made by one or more designated guest editors, who also organize peer review. Unsolicited review articles will not be considered. Manuscripts for invited reviews should be uploaded according to the online submission instructions given below.

Original Articles
Original research articles may be submitted for consideration at any time.

Submission of a manuscript implies that the work described has not been published previously, except in the form of an abstract or briefly in a review article; that it is not under consideration for publication in another journal; and that its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as by the responsible authorities – tacitly or explicitly – at the institution where the work has been carried out

Authors are responsible for obtaining approval to republish copyrighted material. The publisher does not defray any associated costs and will not be held legally responsible should there be any claims for compensation due to copyright infringement or plagiarism.

Review process
With submission, authors should provide the name and contact information, including email addresses, of at least three possible reviewers who are familiar with the subject area and who have the expertise to critically evaluate the submission. The Editorial Office may make use of the authors’ suggested reviewers or may make its own assignments.

Review Articles

Timeline
Because Neurotherapeutics® volumes are topic specific and are published according to a strict schedule it is very important that authors adhere to the deadlines as communicated by the Neurotherapeutics® Editorial Office or designated guest editor(s).

Review process
With submission, authors should provide the name and contact information, including email addresses, of at least three possible reviewers who are familiar with the subject area and who have the expertise to critically evaluate the submission. The Editorial Office may make use of the authors’ suggested reviewers or may make its own assignments.

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