Journal of Neurology and Psychology

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Cecilia Cheng
Dr. Cecilia Cheng

She specializes in personality, social, health, and cross-cultural psychology. Her research interests include stress and coping, psychosomatic problems, emotional disorders, and health-risk behaviors.

Dr. Massimo Cocchi
Dr. Massimo Cocchi

is the Professor of Nutrition Biochemistry at the L.U.de.S. University, Switzerland and he has been appointed as Contract Professor of Food and Human Nutrition, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bologna, Italy. His research interests include Platelet fatty acids biochemistry in Major Depression and Ischemic Cardiovascular Disease.

Dr. George T Grossberg
Dr. George T Grossberg

serves as the Professor in the Department of Neurology & Psychiatry at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Missouri. His professional expertise is devoted to geriatric psychiatry. He has been a leader in developing mental health programs and in treatment and research in geriatrics.

Dr. Pradeep Sahota
Dr. Pradeep Sahota

is a Professor & Chairman in the Department of Neurology and Director of Sleep Disorders Center at University of Missouri – School of Medicine, Missouri. His research interests are Sleep and Sleep Disorders; Narcolepsy/Cataplexy; Sleep Apnea; Restless Leg Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movements in Sleep, and Sleep and Parkinson’s Disease; Sleep and Headache.

Dr. Ingunn Hagen
Dr. Ingunn Hagen

is a Professor of Media and Communication Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway. Her research interests include the role of media in children and young people’s lives. She is involved in research on internet as a risk and a resource for children (EU Kids Online).

Dr. Jun-ichi Kira
Dr. Jun-ichi Kira

is a Professor and Chairman in the Department of Neurology at Neurological Institute, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan. His current research areas are immunological and immunogenetical studies of multiple sclerosis, clinical and immunological studies of atopic myelitis and immunological and genetical studies of motor neuron diseases.

Dr. James A Bourgeois
Dr. James A Bourgeois

is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Consultation and Liaison Service, Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, University of California, USA. His academic interests are in the integration of medical and psychiatric illness, psychopharmacology, medical education, models of service delivery in psychosomatic medicine, and neuropsychiatry.

Dr. Edouard Gentaz
Dr. Edouard Gentaz

is a Professor of Developmental Psychology in the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences at the University of Geneva, Switzerland and Director of Research at the CNRS Laboratory of Psychology and Neurocognition, Grenoble. His research is particularly focused on the development of sensori-motor and cognitive abilities in typical populations and in blind people.

Dr. Guido HE Gendolla
Dr. Guido HE Gendolla

is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Geneva, , where he directs the Geneva Motivation Lab. His research is mainly experimental and focuses on the psychophysiology of motivation and emotion. His recent work is focused on implicit and automatic influences on motivation and related physiological responses.

Dr. Ghazala Hayat
Dr. Ghazala Hayat

is a Professor of Neurology & Psychiatry and Director of Neuromuscular & Clinical Neurophysiology Services and Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship at St. Louis University, USA. Her main research interests include ALS, peripheral neuropathies, Myopathies, neuromuscular junction disorders and demyelinating disorders.

Dr. Byung-Jo Kim
Dr. Byung-Jo Kim

serves as the Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurology at Korea University College of Medicine, . His research interests are electrophysiologyin neuromuscular disordersand pain. He is also interested in clinical neuroimmunology, specifically Multiple Sclerosis, NeuromyelitisOptica, and Myasthenia Gravis.

Dr. Piotr Lewczuk
Dr. Piotr Lewczuk

is a Professor and Head of the Laboratory for Clinical Neurochemistry and Neurochemical Dementia Diagnostics, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, . Research in his laboratory focuses on analysis of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) with a special focus on diagnosis of neurodegenerating syndromes, for example Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

Dr. Elisabeth Chroni
Dr. Elisabeth Chroni

is a Professor of Neurology in the Department of Neurology at University of Patras, Greece. Her main research interests include clinical and neurophysiological aspects of neuromuscular diseases, neuromuscular junction, autonomic nervous system, extrapyramidal disorders and applications of transcranial magnetic stimulation in neuropsychiatric disorders.

Dr. Laura Gianotti
Dr. Laura Gianotti

is a Professor of Psichoneuroendocrinology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Turin, Italy and an Assistant Endocrinologist at Division of Endocrinology S.Croce & Carle Hospital, Cuneo, Italy. Her areas of scientific interest are neuroendocrinology of eating disorders, psychiatric features of endocrine diseases as well as endocrinology of bone.

Dr. Kazushi Okamoto
Dr. Kazushi Okamoto

is a Professor in the Department of Public Health at Aichi Prefectural University School of Nursing & Health, Japan. His research program currently focuses on epidemiologic studies in the factors associated with the onset of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis using nutritional, biostatistical and computational approaches.

Dr. George Perry
Dr. George Perry

is the Professor of Biology and Semmes Foundation Endowed Chair in Neurobiology, College of Sciences, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA. He is one of the world’s leading Alzheimer disease researchers, specifically in the area of oxidative stress. He has been studying the disease and its effects on the brain for more than 30 years.

Dr. Lisa Kalynchuk
Dr. Lisa Kalynchuk

is a Professor and Research Chair in the Department of Medicine, University of Saskachewan, Canada. Her research focuses primarily on mood and anxiety disorders, psychiatric complications associated with temporal lobe epilepsy, effects of chronic stress on the brain and the mechanisms by which stress enhances vulnerability to many brain disorders.

Dr. Bing-wen Soong
Dr. Bing-wen Soong

is a Professor of Neurology at National Yang-Ming University, Republic of China. His research focuses on the causes and treatment of neurogenetic diseases. His lab is one of the first in the world to report Parkinsonism as the presenting feature of SCA2 and has been leading several clinical trials of mesenchymal stem cell therapies on neurological diseases.

Dr. Jérôme Palazzolo
Dr. Jérôme Palazzolo

is a Professor of Health Psychology at the International Senghor University of Alexandria, Egypt and a Psychiatrist in Nice, France. He is specialized in psychopharmacology and cognitive-behavioural therapy. He is the author of many reference articles as well as several works treating various psychiatric practices.

Dr. Xin-Fu Zhou
Dr. Xin-Fu Zhou

is a Professor in the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences at University of South, Australia. His current research focuses on neurobiology of Alzheimer’s disease, depression and neurotrauma. In particular, he is interested in neurotrophic factors in neurological disorders.

Dr. Ahmed Abdel Khalek Abdel Razek
Dr. Ahmed Abdel Khalek Abdel Razek

is a Professor of Diagnostic Radiology at Mansoura University Hospital, Egypt. His research focuses on Imaging: MR imaging, diffusion MR, perfusion MR imaging, CT, perfusion study and MR spectroscopy.

Dr. Alexander M Ponizovsky
Dr. Alexander M Ponizovsky

is a KAMEA Professor of Psychiatry and Advisor on Mental Health Research in the Department of Mental Health Services at Ministry of Health, . His clinical and research interests include hospital and community-based mental health and rehabilitation services; evaluation for different treatment programs; migration and mental health, and attachment research in psychopathology.

Dr. Gamal HA El-Sokkary
Dr. Gamal HA El-Sokkary

is the Professor of Cell Biology in the Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science at Assiut University, Egypt. His research interests are melatonin as an antioxidant and free radical scavenger, effect of oxidative stress on DNA synthesis, cell proliferation, and cell cycle duration and the protective role of melatonin.

Dr. Niphon Poungvarin
Dr. Niphon Poungvarin

is the Professor of Neurology in the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital at Mahidol University, Thailand. His fields of interests include Stroke, Movement Disorders and Dementia.

Dr. Yoram Barak
Dr. Yoram Barak

is the Professor of Psychiatry at Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University and Director of the Psychogeriatric Department at Arbarbanel Mental Health Center, Bat Yam, Israel. His research interests include multiple sclerosis, brain food, a wide range of psychiatric conditions (such as depression, schizophrenia, and dementia), old-age psychiatry, the Holocaust and suicide.

Dr. Stanislava Yordanova Stoyanova
Dr. Stanislava Yordanova Stoyanova

is the Professor of Psychological Measurements in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, South-West University “Neofit Rilski, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. Her areas of expertise include Psychological Measurements, Experimental Psychology, General and Social Psychology.

Dr. Tang Wai Kwong
Dr. Tang Wai Kwong

is a Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China. His current research focuses in the fields of psychiatric morbidity in stroke, namely dementia, cognitive impairment, anxiety, apathy, fatigue, emotional incontinence, suicidality, insomnia, pain, and quality of life. Other research areas include Electroconvulsive Therapy, Schizophrenia, Psycho geriatrics and Substance Abuse.

Dr. Mohammad Amjad Kamal
Dr. Mohammad Amjad Kamal

is a Distinguish Adjunct Professor at King Fahd Medical Research Center (KFMRC), King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. His research focuses on discovering new drugs particularly for the treatment of Alzheimer’s, diabetes and cancer diseases. His research is mainly targetted on the inhibition of butyrylcholinesterase and cytokine markers such as TNF.

Dr. Jordi Miró
Dr. Jordi Miró

is the Director of the Unit for the Study and Treatment of Pain-ALGOS, and Professor of Health Psychology, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain. His research interests relate to the assessment and treatment of people with chronic pain. His recent work focuses on the use of information and communication technologies to help improve the management of chronic pain and related disability.

Dr. Ivandro Soares Monteiro
Dr. Ivandro Soares Monteiro

is a Founder & Director of the ORASI INSTITUTE and EME Clinic, Portugal. He is a Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist. He has completed his PhD in Clinical Psychology and M.Sc. (Univ. Minho, PT). He authored several articles and books. He has 13 years of experience as a University Professor. His research focuses in depression and interpersonal problems.

Dr. Raymond Chong
Dr. Raymond Chong

is the Director of Movement Science Lab, Georgia Regents University, USA. His research focuses on aging, neurological diseases and fall prevention. Specifically, he studies sensorimotor mechanisms of automatic & volitional multisensory organization, postural control in humans during reaching, stance & walking in healthy and neurological conditions including Parkinson’s disease.

Dr. Rajendra Badgaiyan
Dr. Rajendra Badgaiyan

is the Director of Neuroimaging and Molecular Imaging at The State University of New York, USA. He has conducted pioneering research in neuroimaging and developed the single scan dynamic molecular imaging technique, which allows detection of dopamine release in live human brain during performance of a cognitive and behavioral task.

Dr. Gjumrakch Aliev
Dr. Gjumrakch Aliev

is the President of “GALLY” International Biomedical Research Consulting LLC and Professor of Cardiovascular, Neuropathology and Gerontology, University of Atlanta, USA. His expertise is in vascular and mitochondria factors in the pathogenesis of gerontology research fields especially in the atherosclerosis, ischemia/reperfusion, stroke, AD and on the models representing these conditions.

Dr. Walter J Molofsky
Dr. Walter J Molofsky

is the Chief of Pediatric Neurology and Associate Chairman of Neurology Department at Beth Israel Medical Center, USA. His particular interests include evaluation and management of children with stroke, headaches, seizures, neurobehavioral disorders, neuromuscular disorders, and developmental delay.

Dr. Olajide Williams
Dr. Olajide Williams

is Chief of Staff/Chief Medical Officer of Neurology and Director of Acute Stroke Services at Columbia University Medical center, USA. He is also a Principal Investigator of two NINDS/NIH (RO1 and U54) grants: a community-based RCT on recognition and response, and a Center for Stroke Disparities Solutions.

Dr. Barbara Kelly
Dr. Barbara Kelly

is the Deputy Director of Post Graduate Professional Training in Educational Psychology, School of Psychological Sciences and Health at the University of Strathclyde, Scotland. Her areas of specialization include developing conceptual and applied frameworks for Educational Psychology, Implementation Science and promoting emotional competence in children with language problems.

Dr. Lin Zhang
Dr. Lin Zhang

is an Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Califorina, Davis. He heads the Parkinson clinical research unit of UC Davis, and chairs the Environmental and Genetic Study Working Group of Parkinson Study Group. Dr. Zhang’s research and clinical work focuses on epidemiology and translational theraputics in Parkinson’s disease.

Dr. Marie B Tobin
Dr. Marie B Tobin

is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Chicago and co-Director of Consult-Liaison and Emergency. Her primary focus has been the evaluation and management of psychiatric illness in complex medical ill cancer patients. Her research involves treatment effects in breast cancer, of biologic mechanisms in premenstrual and perimenopausal mood disorders.

Dr. Jocelyn R Folk
Dr. Jocelyn R Folk

is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Kent State University, USA. Her research focuses on understanding the cognitive and linguistic processes underlying the ability to comprehend and produce written language, with emphasis on studies of reading and spelling abilities in skilled and less-skilled populations and populations with neurological impairments that affect language processing.

Dr. Maromi Nei
Dr. Maromi Nei

is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Program Director of the Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, USA. She has conducted research in various clinical aspects of epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, ketogenic diet treatment in epilepsy, maternal-fetal effects of seizures, the cardiac effect of seizures, and sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.

Dr. Shui-fong Lam
Dr. Shui-fong Lam

is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and the Director of Master Program in Educational Psychology at the University of Hong Kong, China. Her research interests lie in achievement motivation, parenting, instructional strategies, and positive psychology. She is also concerned with the improvement of mental health services in school system.

Dr. Li Li
Dr. Li Li

is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Program Director of Postgraduate Certificate in Psychology in the Department of Psychology at The University of Hong Kong, China. She worked as a Senior Research Associate at NASA Ames Research Center, USA. Her research interests focus on human visual perception and action and the related human factor issues.

Dr. Øyvind Kvello
Dr. Øyvind Kvello

is an Associate Professor of Psychology at The Center for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Eastern and Southern . His competence is child development-both abnormal and normal, research on psychotherapy, child protection/abuse/neglect. He had mostly written books and articles for the Scandinavian countries.

Dr. N Sanjay Kumar Rao
Dr. N Sanjay Kumar Rao

serves as an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Dalhousie University, Canada. He is the Head of Psychiatry for Annapolis Valley Health, Canada. His areas of interest are evidence mental health, cognitive behavioural therapies and psychopharmacology.

Dr. Andrea Kleindienst
Dr. Andrea Kleindienst

is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. Her clinical and experimental research focuses in the area of Neurotraumatology, Neuroregeneration and Neuroendocrinology at the University of Erlangen and participates in teaching.

Dr. Bianca Lauria-Horner
Dr. Bianca Lauria-Horner

is currently an Associate Professor and Primary Mental Healthcare Education Leader in the Department of Psychiatry at Dalhousie University, Canada. Her main area of interests includes teaching, design and evaluation of community based mental health programs.

Dr. Daniele Artistico
Dr. Daniele Artistico

is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and the Mental Health Counseling Program at Baruch College of the City University of New York, USA. He specializes in Gerontology and Personality Science. His current work focuses on everyday problem solving theory and self-efficacy research intervention.

Dr. Philippos Gourzis
Dr. Philippos Gourzis

is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Chairman in the Department of Psychiatry at University of Patras, Greece. His research areas include schizophrenia, prodromal schizophrenia, depression, psychopharmacology, tardive dystonia, and neuropsychiatric disorders.

Dr. Ugo Merlone
Dr. Ugo Merlone

is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Torino, Italy. His main area of interest is the modeling of human behavior and organizations. On these topics he has published on journals such as European Journal of Operational Research, Physica A, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Journal of Mathematical Sociology.

Dr. Tammy J Jechura
Dr. Tammy J Jechura

is an Associate Professor of Psychological Science at Albion College, USA. Her research interests are circadian/biological rhythms, sleep and sleep disorders, chemosensory communication (pheromones), learning and memory, electrophysiology, single-unit recording, hormones and behavior, sex differences in circadian rhythms, sex differences in cognition.

Dr. Raymond Chuen-Chung Chang
Dr. Raymond Chuen-Chung Chang

is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Investigator & Coordinator of Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Aging at The University of Hong Kong, China. His research expertise includes molecular neurobiology of neurodegeneration, neuroimmunology, cell biology and signal transduction.

Dr. Fernando Cardenas
Dr. Fernando Cardenas

is an Associate Professor and Director of the Laboratory of Behavioral Neuroscience at the Universidad de los Andes, Columbia. He has over 20 years of working experience as a Neuroscience researcher in Brazil, Canada and Colombia. His research interests have focused in psychopharmacology and behavioral neuroscience.

Dr. Alberto Fernández-Teruel
Dr. Alberto Fernández-Teruel

is an Associate Professor of the Medical Psychology Unit, and Coordinator of the “Animal & human models of mental disorders” Group, Department of Psychiatry & Forensic Medicine, Institute of Neurosciences, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain. His research focuses on neurobiology & neurogenetics of anxiety/stress, impulsivity/addiction, schizophrenia and neurodegeneration.

Dr. Athanasia Kotini
Dr. Athanasia Kotini

is an Associate Professor in the Laboratory of Medical Physics, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece. Her research interests include biomagnetism, magnetoencephalography, neural networks and signal analysis. She had published 72 scientific publications in international journals and 91 scientific publications at conferences.

Dr. Sefa Bulut
Dr. Sefa Bulut

is an Associate Professor and Head of Counseling Psychology and Guidance Program, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Turkey. His areas of interest are in children and post-traumatic stress disorder, post-traumatic growth, sexual abuse, ADHD, school violence, bullying and mobbing, cooperative learning and cross cultural psychology, ageing, and gerontology.

Dr. Zella E Moore
Dr. Zella E Moore

is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Manhattan College, NY, USA. From a clinical perspective, she has worked with individuals with depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, and schizoaffective disorder, yet has specialized in the treatment and study of anger dyscontrol and its behavioral manifestations. She is the co-developer of Contextual Anger Regulation Therapy (CART).

Dr. Leonidas Castro Camacho
Dr. Leonidas Castro Camacho

is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Los Andes, Colombia. His research interests and lab activities relate to developing evidence based psychological treatments for emotional disorders, especially, for victims of political violence and armed conflict in Colombia; and developing research on transdiagnostic processes in emotional and mood disorders.

Dr. Roberto Maniglio
Dr. Roberto Maniglio

is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology. He is a psychotherapist, a criminologist and forensic psychopathologist, and a court-appointed expert. He teaches at the University of Salento, Italy. His research interests include the etiology and prevalence of psychiatric disorders, family dysfunction, parenting, intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual crimes, victimization, and aggression.

Dr. Vishnumurthy Shushrutha Hedna
Dr. Vishnumurthy Shushrutha Hedna

is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the UF College of Medicine and is a key member of the only comprehensive stroke program in North Central Florida, USA. His research interests include brain edema after stroke, young stroke including Takayasu’s Arteritis & role of neuro-inflammation in stroke and mechanisms of arm paresis in MCA stroke.

Dr. Kathryn E Demos
Dr. Kathryn E Demos

is currently an Assistant Professor (Research) of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, USA. Her areas of expertise broadly include cognitive neuroscience, functional magnetic resonance imaging, behavioral weight loss treatment, and obesity research.

Dr. Guangbin Xia
Dr. Guangbin Xia

is an Assistant professor in Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, University of Florida, USA. His research interest is induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell for neurodegenerative disorders. Dr. Xia’s recent work focuses on using these disease-specific iPS cells as cellular models for mechanistic studies, drug screening and cell replacement therapy.

Dr. Gang Zhang
Dr. Gang Zhang

is an Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, USA. His research focuses on immune neuropathies and development of new therapies to minimize the nerve injury and enhance axon regeneration/nerve repair.

Dr. Masanori Sasaki
Dr. Masanori Sasaki

is an Assistant Professor of Neural Regenerative Medicine in the Research Instutute for Frontier Medicine at Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Japan and holds Visiting Assistant Professor of Neurology at Yale University School of Medicine. He is a member of the Society for Neuroscience.

Dr. Lei Wang
Dr. Lei Wang

is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Radiology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA. His research focuses on developing neuroimaging markers for neuropsychiatric diseases including schizophrenia and Alzheimer disease and related dementias.

Dr. Tricia Leahey
Dr. Tricia Leahey

is an Assistant Professor (Research) of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown Medical School, USA. Her research focuses on disseminating behavioral weight loss interventions, developing effective programs for weight loss maintenance, and identifying and targeting social influence and social network factors to enhance obesity treatment outcomes.

Dr. Ayman Fareed
Dr. Ayman Fareed

serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, USA. His area of interest is on health promotion and treatment outcome for opioid agonist therapy.

Dr. Lori A Daiello
Dr. Lori A Daiello

is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Health Services, Policy & Practice at Brown University, USA. Her research includes studies that aim to enhance understanding of how the use or discontinuation of medications impacts cognitive, functional, psychiatric aspects in normal aging, dementia and the effects of anesthesia on cognitive decline in older adults.

Dr. David AS Kaufman
Dr. David AS Kaufman

is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Saint Louis University, USA. He is a clinical neuropsychologist with active research projects investigating executive control of attention across the lifespan. He directs the Cognitive & Affective Psychophysiology Laboratory, which uses multimodal neuroimaging techniques to better understand brain-behavior relationships.

Dr. Alicia K Smith
Dr. Alicia K Smith

is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University, USA. Her research interests include genetic and epigenetic predictors of stress-related illnesses across the lifespan, with a particular focus on the role of prenatal exposures in promoting childhood and adult psychopathology.

Dr. Beth Stein
Dr. Beth Stein

is an Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Division of Neuromuscular Disorders, and Co-Director of the MDA, Muscle Disease Clinic at The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA. Her primary clinical and research interests are in the evaluation and management of disorders of neuromuscular transmission, muscular dystrophies and neuromuscular disorders during pregnancy.

Dr. Giuseppe Craparo
Dr. Giuseppe Craparo

is an Assistant Professor of Social Psychology in the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, University of Enna, Kore, Italy. His research interests are Developmental Trauma; Addictions; Psychoanalysis, Alexithymia, Personality Disorders, Psychological Dissociation.

Dr. Tarek Aziz
Dr. Tarek Aziz

is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Wright State University, School of Medicine, USA. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, in both Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine. His clinical interests are in MOHS disorders, Schizophrenia, Schizophrenia, Neuropsychiatry, Mood disorders, Interventional Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology.

Dr. Chella Kamarajan
Dr. Chella Kamarajan

is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Henri Begleiter Neurodynamics Laboratory, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, USA. He is specialized in neurophysiology, neuropsychology, and psychopathology. He had published several important papers on event-related potentials (ERPs) and brain oscillations in alcoholism.

Dr. Ana Paula Mendes Correia Couceiro Figueira
Dr. Ana Paula Mendes Correia Couceiro Figueira

serves as an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences at the University of Coimbra, Portugal. Her research interests include Psychology of Education, with a focus on assessment and intervention with children and adolescents, in their different developmental domains, and their contexts.

Dr. Andrew CK Law
Dr. Andrew CK Law

is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and conducting neuroscience research as the Founding Director of the Neural Dysfunction Research Laboratory at The University of Hong Kong, China. He is the departmental Director on medical education and is a qualified specialist in Hong Kong and Canada, focusing on geriatric neuropsychiatry.

Dr. Koen Poesen
Dr. Koen Poesen

is an Assistant Professor at KU Leuven-University of Leuven, , and Clinical Pathologist at the University Hospitals of Leuven. As the Head of the Laboratory for Molecular Neurobiomarker Research, his interests are the development of early-stage biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, neurobiobanking and standardization of routine neurodiagnostic tests.

Dr. Gianluca Serafini
Dr. Gianluca Serafini

is the Principal Investigator, Sub-Investigator and Rater of more than 15 clinical studies in the Faculty of Medicine and Psychology at Sant’Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. His major research interests include neurobiology of suicide and major affective disorders, neuroscience, neuroplasticity, and psychopharmacology.

Dr. Melodee A Mograss
Dr. Melodee A Mograss

is a Research Associate at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, Research Institute, McGill University Health Centre, Canada. Her research focuses on the physiology of sleep-wake regulation across lifespan that involves integrating quantitative methods of EEG/cognitive ERP (event-related potential) analysis, analysis of circadian function, and assessments of waking neurobehavioral performance.

Dr. Sheng Chen
Dr. Sheng Chen

serves as a Neurosurgeon in the Department of Neurosurgery at Second Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, China. He is a M.D in Neurosurgery. He finished his post-doc training in Zhang’s Lab, Loma Linda University, CA, USA. His research focuses on the mechanism of stroke, especially subarachnoid hemorrhage and intracerebral hemorrhage.

Dr. Afzal Upal
Dr. Afzal Upal

serves as the Group Leader of the Effects & Influence Group at Department of National Defence, Government of Canada, Canada. His research interests include cognitive science (concept learning, cognitive science of religion, cognition & culture), religious radicalization & counter-radicalization, information operations, artificial intelligence, and agent-based social simulations.

Dr. Arcady A Putilov
Dr. Arcady A Putilov

is Chief Researcher at Research Institute for Molecular Biology & Biophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia. His research focuses on inter-individual differences, chronobiology (circadian and sleep physiology), biological & psychological processes modeling, psychology (personality trait structuring, evolutionary psychology, comparative psychology), human and animal ethology.

Dr. Jay Brinker
Dr. Jay Brinker

is a Researcher at Swinburne University, . Her research interests are neurocognitive factors in emotion – particularly depression and anxiety – in older and younger adults. Her current research focuses on executive functioning failures and their relationship to rumination and other behavioural manifestations such as excessive reassurance seeking.

Dr. Wang-bing Shen
Dr. Wang-bing Shen

is a Researcher at Nanjing Normal University, China. His research interests are neurocognitive and social-affective factors in creativity, including creative and insightful problem solving. He is specialized in electrophysiology, cognitive psychology, and neuroscience. He had published several papers on event-related potentials (ERPs) and neuroimaging correlates of creativity, insight and moral cognition.

Dr. Hassaan Tohid,
Dr. Hassaan Tohid,

Department of Psychiatry, University of California, USA. His research focuses on Neuroimaging, fMRI, EEG, denial, epilepsy, psychogenic seizures, neurodegeneration, mirror neurons, autism and autism spectrum, psychosomatics, psychodermatology, neurosurgery, cultural psychiatry, social psychiatry, different techniques of neuroimaging, nanotechnology relevance to neuroimaging.

Dr. Mohammadreza Shalbafan
Dr. Mohammadreza Shalbafan

is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Mental Health Research Center, School of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. His research interests are psychopharmacology, suicide prevention, obsessive-compulsive disorder, education in psychiatry, social psychiatry, and neuroscience.