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    Following the 50th anniversary of Tinbergen’s 4 questions, our Associate Editor Prof Martin Brüne discusses how they can provide a scientific framework for the understanding of psychiatric conditions, improving diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.

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Neurodegenerative diseases

Research

Analysis of microRNA from archived formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded specimens of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Wakabayashi K, Mori F, Kakita A, Takahashi H, Utsumi J and Sasaki H

Acta Neuropathologica Communications 2014, 2:173

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Autism

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Extensive clinical, hormonal and genetic screening in a large consecutive series of 46,XY neonates and infants with atypical sexual development

Baetens D, Mladenov W, Delle Chiaie B, Menten B, Desloovere A, Iotova V, Callewaert B, Van Laecke E et al.

Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2014, 9:209

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Stroke

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Incidence, risk factors and outcomes of new-onset atrial fibrillation in patients with sepsis: a systematic review

Kuipers S, Klein Klouwenberg PMC and Cremer OL

Critical Care 2014, 18:688

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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

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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

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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