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Developmental Neuroscience

Editor: LoTurco, Joseph (Storrs, CT)

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Gain New Insights into the Mechanisms of Normal and Abnormal Brain Development

Developmental Neuroscience is a multidisciplinary journal publishing papers covering all stages of invertebrate, vertebrate and human brain development. Emphasis is placed on publishing fundamental as well as translational studies that contribute to progress in understanding mechanisms of normal development as well as genetic and environmental causes of abnormal brain development. The journal provides valuable information for both physicians and biologists. The journal accepts original research reports, reports on technological advances, and long and short reviews. Current topics of particular interest to the journal include:

  • Genetics of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Stem Cell-derived Models of Neurological Disease
  • Injury of the Developing Nervous System
  • Pre-clinical models of Neurodevelopmental Disorders


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Neurodevelopmental Consequences of Perinatal Brain Injuries

Highlights from 13th Hershey Conference on Developmental Brain Injury.


The Developing Brain in Health and Disease

A Special Article Collection in Tribute to Verne S. Caviness, Jr., M.D., D. Phil.


The 2024 Volume of Developmental Neuroscience is Fully Open Access

The 2024 volume of Developmental Neuroscience is fully Open Access, and authors can publish without any charges. Developmental Neuroscience is a Subscribe to Open (S2O) journal, aiming to achieve Open Access without cost to authors or readers. Under S2O, if subscriptions are renewed to a certain level, that volume will be made Open Access and articles may be published without Article Processing Charges (APCs). The journal's current status of providing hybrid-subscription-based access or Open Access without APCs will be shown on this home page.

Developmental Neuroscience is Member of NPRC

The Neuroscience Peer Review Consortium (NPRC) is an alliance of neuroscience journals that share manuscript reviews with other NPRC members at the author's request. The NPRC system facilitates fast-track review and publication of neuroscience research, and reduces the burden on peer reviewers.

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