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Neurodegenerative diseases

Research article

Diabetes care among elderly medicare beneficiaries with Parkinson’s disease and diabetes

Bhattacharjee S and Sambamoorthi U

Journal of Diabetes & Metabolic Disorders 2015, 14:75

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Study protocol

The Danish High Risk and Resilience Study – VIA 7 - a cohort study of 520 7-year-old children born of parents diagnosed with either schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or neither of these two mental disorders

Thorup AAE, Jepsen JR, Ellersgaard DV, Burton BK, Christiani CJ, Hemager N, Skjærbæk M, Ranning A et al.

BMC Psychiatry 2015, 15:233

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Keynote speaker presentation

Priority medicines for Europe and the World: setting a public-health-based medicines development agenda

Wirtz VJ

Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2015, 8(Suppl 1):K4

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News and events

Cerebellum & Ataxias is now accepting submissions

Cerebellum & Ataxias

Cerebellum & Ataxias, a new open access journal from BioMed Central, is now accepting submissions. Led by Editor-in-Chief Mario Manto, FNRS, Belgium, the journal hopes to mirror the success of its older, sister journal The Cerebellum, and complement its focus on the fundamental neurosciences of the cerebellum in providing a platform for more clinical cases and scientific reports of the numerous forms of ataxias.

BPDED is now accepting submissions


Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation (BPDED), a new independent journal, is now accepting submissions with BioMed Central. Overseen by an expert Editorial Board, BPDED provides a platform for researchers and clinicians interested in borderline personality disorder as a currently highly challenging psychiatric disorder, and welcomes contributions investigating the broad field of emotion dysregulation.

Acta Neuropathologica Communicationshas launched


Acta Neuropathologica Communications is a new BioMed Central journal, edited by Werner Paulus. The journal publishes experimental and descriptive papers on the pathology of nervous system and skeletal muscle disorders and on mechanisms of neurological disease using morphological, molecular and cell biology methods. This is the sister journal to Acta Neuropathologica, published by Springer, which is also edited by Werner Paulus.

Author profile

Shaheen Emmanuel Lakhan

Executive Director, Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation