Advances in Neuroimmune Biology
ISSN: 1878-948X NEW
Volume 2; 2 issues
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Status Report: First issue (volume 1:1) published 19 August 2011
Next issue (volume 1:2) scheduled for November 2011

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Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Istvan Berczi
Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba
471 Apotex Centre
750 McDermot Avenue
R3E 0T5 Winnipeg, MB
Canada
Tel.: (204) 878 3586
Fax:(204) 789 3921
E-mail: berczii@ms.umanitoba.ca

Prof. Toshihiko Katafuchi
Department of Integrative Physiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
812-8582 Fukuoka
Japan
Tel.: (81) 92 642 6087
Fax:(81) 92 642 6093
E-mail: kataf@physiol.med.kyushu-u.ac.jp

Associate Editor for South America
Eduardo Arzt PhD.
Laboratorio de Fisiología y Biología Molecular, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales
Ciudad Universitaria
Pabellón II
1428 Buenos Aires
Argentina
E-mail: earzt@fbmc.fcen.uba.ar

Associate Editor for Europe
Gabor Jancso MD
Department of Physiology
University of Szeged
Dom Ter 10
H-6720 Szeged
Hungary
E-mail: jancso@phys.szote.u-szeged.hu

Associate Editor for North America
Dr. Mansour S.M. Haeryfar PhD.
Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
University of Western Ontario, Room SDRI 234B
1151 Richmond Street
N6A 5C1 London, ON
Canada
E-mail: mansour.haeryfar@schulich.uwo.ca

 
Editorial Board
B.G. Arnason, Chicago, IL, USA E.A. Korneva, St. Petersburg, Russia
P.J. Barnes, London, United Kingdom K. Kovacs, Toronto, ON, Canada
T. Bartfai, La Jolla, CA, USA D. Nance, Orange, CA, USA
L. Bertok, Budapest, Hungary H. Ovadia, Jerusalem, Israel
H.O. Besedovsky, Marburg, Germany L.D. Prockop, Tampa, FL, USA
J. Bienenstock, Hamilton, ON, Canada A. Quintanar Stephano, Aguascalientes, Ags., Mexico
C.M. Blatteis, Memphis, TN, USA R. Rapaport, New York, NY, USA
A. Del Rey, Marburg, Germany K. Skwarlo-Sonta, Warsaw, Poland
R.C. Gaillard, Lausanne, Switzerland E.M. Sternberg, Bethesda, MD, USA
R.M. Gorczynski, Toronto, ON, USA R.H. Straub, Regensburg, Germany
C.J. Heijnen, Utrecht, The Netherlands A. Zapata, Madrid, Spain

Submission of Manuscripts 
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Aims and Scope 
This journal will publish review articles that deal with a novel and very important area of biology. The ultimate objective is to understand the integrative regulation of higher organisms in their entire complexity. It has been firmly established already that the Nervous, Endocrine and Immune systems form a regulatory network, a Super-System, which governs all events from conception till death in higher animals and in man, including physiological and pathophysiological processes.

It follows from the above definition that a review journal covering this area of Biomedicine must operate in a “multidisciplinary” fashion. The rapidly accumulating and fragmented information available today will be collected, organized and interpreted; the elements, compounds, cells and tissues will be fitted into living organisms and our knowledge of the biology of such higher organisms will be enhanced. The rules of physiological interactions during homeostasis must be understood and also the regulatory interactions in diseases must be followed, which operate during pathophysiological conditions (allostasis).

One might raise the objection that Advances in Neuroimmune Biology aspire for too much and eventually will catch very little. This is why the editors have to examine carefully each topic and project. Yes, this science is multi-disciplinary, but they restrict themselves to study integrative mechanisms/pathways exclusively. If a topic/project does not deal with the subject area in an integrative manner, it will not be considered for publication. A panel of outstanding scientists have given their support to this proposal and agreed to serve on the Editorial Board. The editors will review papers, will be expected to contribute articles, plan actively and edit certain issues, and will also be active in soliciting new articles from fellow scientists.

The primary audience will be scientists working in physiology, endocrinology, immunology, pathology, medicine and in similar areas of veterinary medicine and of biology. Zoologists should also be interested as lower animals also have integrative coordinating mechanisms to organize their biology.

The secondary audience would come from doctors of medicine and veterinary medicine, practicing biologists, etc. At a certain level parents, even animal breeders, and the general public should also be interested. Amongst the problems this journal will present are the stress response and its biological significance. These questions have fundamental importance to modern society and to proper health care. Clearly, the systematic presentation of Neuroimmune Biology is very much in need in modern societies.


 
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