Special Issue "Neuroprotective Strategies 2016"
A special issue of International Journal of Molecular Sciences (ISSN 1422-0067). This special issue belongs to the section "Molecular Pathology, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (23 December 2016).
Interests: drug design of central nervous system agents; neuropeptides and peptidomimetics; prodrugs for CNS delivery; CNS-selective estrogen therapy; neuroprotection; proteomics
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We started the “Neuroprotective Strategies” collection jointly with Molecules in 2009. It was a great success; a large number of reviews and original research articles were published in the inaugural volume. Since then, the International Journal of Molecular Sciences has successfully continued this collection covering neuroprotection broadly including, but not limited to, preclinical/basic science assessments of various animal models relevant to diseases and agents with potential or perceived translation values.
We open up the “Neuroprotective Strategies” Special Issue to thought-provoking Comments, Opinions and Perspectives, in addition to our traditional Reviews and Research Articles in this field. We especially encourage submissions that address critical issues having prevented successful clinical translations of promising laboratory data. Limitations of in vitro studies and preclinical animal models to mirror multiple pathologies underlying human neurodegenerative diseases, lack of drug-likeness of experimental agents, the need to consider absorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination, toxicology (ADMET) and pharmacokinetics even in the early stage of drug discovery, as well as obstacles of drug delivery to the CNS are only some of the issues that come to mind regard this matter. Critical reviews on relevant patent literature are also welcome. I give thanks for past contributions and look forward to receiving future contributions on the promising and challenging aspects of the field.
The following link points to already published papers within this Special Issue: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijms/special_issues/Neuroprotective_strategies_collection
Dr. Katalin Prokai-Tatrai
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- CNS drug design and delivery
- CNS injury
- In vitro and in vivo models of neurodegeneration
- Neurodegenerative diseases
- Oxidative stress
- Peripheral nerve injury
- Stem cells
- Structure-activity relationship
- Translational medicine