About Clinical and Translational Neuroscience


Clinical and Translational Neuroscience (CTN) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal. The journal focuses on translating or developing basic neuroscience research into novel clinical neuroscience applications and therapies. We encourage basic and clinical scientists to publish their results in such detail that they can readily be reproduced. There is no restriction on the maximum length of the papers.


Clinical and Translational Neuroscience (CTN) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original research articles, literature- systematic and critical reviews, short communications and case reports in the areas of transdisciplinary neuroscience research. The topics covered by CTN include but are not restricted to:
  • Clinical Research
  • Clinical Trials
  • Neurosurgery
  • General Neuroradiology
  • Neuroimaging
  • Endovascular Neurointervention
  • Neurovasular diseases
  • Neuropediatrics
  • History of Neuroscience
  • ALS and frontotemporal dementia
  • Clinical neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy
  • Infectious diseases
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuroepidemiology
  • Neuroimmunology
  • Neuropathies
  • Neuroscience/Translational neurology
  • Sleep-wake disorders
  • Autonomic nervous system disorders
  • Coma and chronic disorders of consciousness
  • Headache
  • Muscle and NMJ disorders
  • Neurogenetics
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Neurotraumatology
  • Pain
  • Stroke
  • Child neurology
  • Dementia and cognitive disorders
  • Higher cortical functions
  • Movement disorders
  • Neurocritical care
  • Neuro-ophthalmology and -otology
  • Neurosonology

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

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Book Reviews

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Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in CTN will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2024 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


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