Clinical and Translational Neuroscience


The Journal Clinical and Translation Neuroscience (CTN) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing transdisciplinary research. It is the response to the urge to bridge clinical and basic neuroscience and the different clinical neuro-disciplines. The journal‘s mission is to provide neuroscientists with outstanding articles that enhance patient care, education, and professionalism.


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Editorial Board


Prof. Dr. med. Claudio L.A. Bassetti, Bern


Prof. Dr. med. Antonios Valavanis, Zürich

Associate Editors

Prof. Dr. med. Raphael Guzman, Basel
Prof. Dr. med. Karl-Olof Lövblad, Geneva
Prof. Dr. Smita Saxena, Bern
Prof. Dr. med. Dominik Straumann, Zurich
Prof. Dr. med. Susanne Wegener, Zurich

Editorial Board Switzerland

Prof. Dr. med. Antoine Adamantidis, Bern
Prof. Dr. med. Adriano Aguzzi, Zurich
Prof. Dr. med. Jean-Marie Annoni, Fribourg
Prof. Dr. med. Andrew Chan, Bern
Prof. Dr. med. Renaud Du Pasquier, Lausanne
Prof. Dr. med. Thierry Ettlin, Rheinfelden
Prof. Dr. med. Giovanni B. Frisoni, Geneva
PD Dr. med. Andreas R. Gantenbein, Zurzach
PD Dr. med. Oliver P. Gautschi, Luzern
Prof. Dr. med. Lorenz Hirt, Lausanne
Prof. Dr. med. Ludwig Kappos, Basel
Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Kleinschmidt, Geneva
Prof. Dr. Christian Lüscher, Geneva
Prof. Dr. med. Philippe Lyrer, Basel
Prof. Dr. med. Torstein Meling, Geneva
Prof. Dr. med. Doron Merkler, Geneva
Prof. Dr. med. Caroline Pot, Lausanne
Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Raabe, Bern
Prof. Dr. med. Michael Reinert, Lugano
Prof. Dr. Federica Sallusto, Bellinzona/Zurich
Prof. Dr. med. Peter Sandor, Bad Zurzach
Prof. Dr. med. Karl Schaller, Geneva
Prof. Dr. med. Armin Schnider, Geneva
Prof. Dr. Martin Schwab, Zurich
Prof. Dr. med. Margitta Seeck, Geneva
PD Dr. med. Arseny Sokolov, Bern
PD Dr. med. Alexander Tarnutzer, Baden
Dr. med. Ethan Taub, Basel

Section Editors

PD Dr. med. Alexander Tarnutzer, Baden: Diagnostic Errors
PD Dr. med. Arseny Sokolov, Bern: Young Neuroscientists
O. Walusinsky: History of Neuroscience
PD Dr. med. Andreas R. Gantenbein, Zurzach: Special issue «Headache» (2020)

Editorial Board International

Prof. Foad Abd-Allah, Egypt
PhD. Rufus Akinyemi, Nigeria
Prof. Dr. Dr. Chiara Cirelli, USA
Prof. Dr. med. Hans Clusmann, Germany
Dr. Bernadette Fitzgibbon, Australia
Prof. Dr. Flavio Fröhlich, USA
PhD. Claudio Hetz, Chile
Prof. Dr. Igor J. Koralnik, USA
Prof. Dr. med. Tiit Mathiesen, Denmark
Prof. Dr. med. Massimo Pandolfo, Belgium
Dr. Hélène M. Puccio, France
PhD. Javier Romero, USA
PhD. Rajesh Singh, India
PhD. Sergey Spektor, Israel
Prof. Dr. med. Lorenz Studer, USA
PhD. Jian Wang, China
Prof. Dr. med. Tarek Yousry, UK

Editorial Board Office

Dr. phil. Maya Ringli, Managing Editor
Inselspital Bern, Universitätsklinik für Neurologie, Freiburgstrasse 18, 3010 Bern
Mail,  Phone +41 31 632 33 40




Supporting Societies

Swiss Federation of Clinical Neurosocieties (SFCNS)

Swiss Neurological Society (SNS)

Swiss Society of Neuroradiology(SSNR)

Swiss Society of Neurosurgery (SSNS)

Swiss Headache Society (SHS)

Swiss Society for Neurorehabilitation (SGNRehab)

Swiss Stroke Society (SSS)


Supporting Companies 2019


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Supporting Foundations and Institutions 


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CTN Journal in Numbers

Special Edition 2020 - Swiss Headache Society

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