touchREVIEWS in Neurology

Taking a balanced and practical view of the current clinical landscape in neurology is at the heart of touchNEUROLOGY and the journal we produce.

touchREVIEWS in Neurology is a peer-reviewed, free-to-access, bi-annual, journal, specializing in the publication of balanced and comprehensive review articles written by leading authorities to address the most important and salient developments in the field of neurology.

Electronic ISSN2752-5465  DOI:

Editors-in-Chief: Said R Beydoun and Cris S Constantinescu

Established: January 2006 Frequency: Bi-annual

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touchREVIEWS in Neurology is a peer-reviewed, free-to-access, bi-annual journal specializing in the publication of balanced and comprehensive review articles written by leading authorities to address the most important and salient developments in the field of neurology. The aim of these reviews is to break down the high science from ‘data-rich’ primary papers and provide practical advice and opinion on how this information can help physicians in the day to day clinical setting. Editorials, case reports, original research, commentaries, and practice pearl articles are also featured to promote discussion and learning amongst physicians, clinicians, researchers and related healthcare professionals.

The journal is of interest to physicians, health care professionals and researchers internationally, providing practical advice relevant to the clinical setting on the diagnosis and treatment of neurological conditions. touchREVIEWS in Neurology endeavours to support these professionals in continuously developing their knowledge, effectiveness and productivity.

Articles are independently commissioned by the journal’s Commissioning Editor following specialist advice from the Editorial Board, which features the most senior experts within neurology. The Editor is always keen to hear from leading authorities wishing to discuss potential submissions. Please feel free to contact the Editorial Office with your proposal.

Touch Medical Media endeavours to publish unbiased, balanced reviews and studies and follow the publication guidelines as recommended by the ICMJE ( and in the Good Publication Practice guidelines ( All authors are asked to disclose personal, commercial, academic, and financial interests in the Disclosures section, along with any funding, financial support and medical writing assistance relating to the paper. All articles undergo a rigorous, double-blind peer review, conducted by at least two independent experts in the field to ensure articles are balanced, objective and relevant to the current clinical landscape. Please download our Instructions for Authors information for further details.

Electronic back-up and archiving

All articles published in touchREVIEWS in Neurology are digitally preserved in

Archives of the retired title European Neurological Review are available here.


Pre-submission enquiries

The editor is always keen to receive pre-submission enquiries from prospective authors. Please contact the Editor with the article title and abstract for feedback.


Manuscripts can be submitted through the touchNEUROLOGY Editorial Manager site. If you are a new user, please follow the instructions to register.

Upon submission, all articles are assessed by the Editor, and where necessary a member of the Editorial Board, to determine their suitability for inclusion and appropriateness for peer review. Touch Medical Media has a strict policy against plagiarism. We use anti-plagiarism software including iThenticate to check all submissions before peer review.

Publication Fees

There are no publication charges associated with submission or article processing. All editorial services are self-funded by Touch Medical Media.

Contributor guidelines

Authors should carefully read and adhere to the journal’s Instructions for Authors.

The documents below provide information for authors to complete the submission process:

Instructions for Authors Pre-submission checklist for authors ICMJE Conflict of Interest form touchREVIEWS in Neurology copyright agreement form

touchREVIEWS in Neurology aims to publish unbiased, balanced reviews and studies. Authors should adhere to the journal’s publication ethics and malpractice statement: Publication ethics and malpractice statement

Link to the latest good publication guidelines can be found below:

ICMJE Good Publication Practice 3 COPE ISMPP/COVID-19

The journal welcomes authors to submit accompanying multimedia content. Please contact the Editorial office for more information.

Statement to authors and reviewers regarding COVID-19

We appreciate that, in this unprecedented and difficult time of world pandemic, many of you will be leading the response to COVID-19 and therefore any timelines you may have agreed to as a submitting author and/or peer reviewer are likely to be affected. Please contact the team if you have any issues or concerns – we are committed to being flexible and are happy to help however we can.

Peer Review

Articles undergo a strict, double-blind peer review, conducted by at least two independent experts in the field.

Authors will be notified of the peer review decision through Editorial Manager within 3-4 weeks of submission.


The article proofs are prepared within 2 weeks of acceptance. Kriyadocs, a publishing management system is then used to copyedit, typeset and share the manuscript proofs with authors and then publish online after final approval. The article is copyedited to house style and checked for grammatical error. Authors are asked to review and clearly annotate the page proofs through the Kriyadocs system with any corrections.


Articles are published online ahead of publication before the journal issue is published. Journal issues are published bi-annually.

Submission deadline for Issue 1 2023: 02 February 2023
Submission deadline for Issue 2 2023: 28 July 2023

Access and sharing

All articles are free-to-access for all members of the neurology community. Authors are encouraged to share their published article with colleagues and peers through social media.

Copyright and Licensing

Authors transfer the copyright of the article to Touch Medical Media, who publish the article as free-to-access


All manuscripts submitted to Touch Medical Media journals undergo double-blind peer review. The process aims to provide authors with objective feedback to improve their work and allows the editor to assess the paper’s suitability for publication in the journal.

Peer reviewers should carefully read and adhere to the instructions outlined in the document below. Please refer to these instructions before accepting to review a paper and throughout the review process.

Instructions for Peer Reviewers

About Touch Medical Media

Touch Medical Media publishes a rich and diverse portfolio of fully referenced, free-to-view, peer-reviewed journals across the clinical and pharmaceutical arenas. Touch Medical Media aims to assist in the education and clinical practice of healthcare professionals.

Reprints and eprints

Reprint and eprint requests should be made to the journal office stating order size and intended use:


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  • Relevant events and information from our society partners

  • Educational activities by unrestricted educational grants, created internally by touchIME

Advertisements are not related in any way to editorial decision making.

Contact us

If your question is not addressed on these pages, then the journal’s editorial staff will be pleased to help. Please contact via email:

Pre-submission enquiries:

Katey Gabrysch, Editorial Director:


Sophie Nickelson, Editorial Director:


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