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

Editors-in-ChiefSaid R Beydoun and Cris S Constantinescu

Electronic ISSN2752-5465  DOI:

Frequency: Annual

Title history: Formerly US Neurology (published 2006-2019) Print ISSN: 1758-4000 Electronic ISSN: 1758-4019

Abstracting and indexing: touchREVIEWS in Neurology is abstracted, indexed and listed in SCOPUS, ICI Journals Master List, EMBASE, EBSCO, and Google Scholar.

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Aims and scope

touchREVIEWS in Neurology (formerly US Neurology) is an international, 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. To further encourage discussion and learning, original research articles are welcomed across the clinical landscape, including observational, real-world and health outcomes studies. Editorials, case reports, commentaries and practice pearl articles are also featured.

The journal is of interest to clinicians, healthcare professionals and researchers as it provides practical advice relevant to the everyday clinical setting regarding the diagnosis and treatment of neurological conditions. touchREVIEWS in Neurology endeavours to support these professionals in continuously developing their knowledge, effectiveness and productivity.


Many articles are independently commissioned by the journal’s Commissioning Editor following specialist guidance from the Editorial Board. However, the journal also welcomes and encourages external submissions through our online portal.  

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 (updated 2022 Good Publication Practice guidelines available here). All authors are asked to disclose personal, commercial, academic, and financial/non-financial interests in the ‘Disclosures’ section of their manuscript, along with any funding, financial support and medical writing/editorial 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.

Pre-submission enquiries

Authors wishing to discuss potential submissions, or seek advice, are asked to contact the Editorial Office ,who are happy to assist with any pre-submission enquiries.


Submission timelines:

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.

Plain language summaries and digital features

The journal welcomes authors to submit plain language summaries (PLS) and accompanying multimedia content with their articles. Please refer to the Instructions for Authors or contact the Editorial office for more information.

Publication Fees

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

Author 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

Publication ethics and malpractice

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 

Access the latest good publication practice guidelines:

International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)

Good Publication Practice (GPP) 3

Updated GPP 2022 Guidelines

Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

Peer review

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

The publisher will aim to notify authors of the peer review decision through Editorial Manager within 3-4 weeks of submission.


Article proofs are prepared within 2 weeks of acceptance. To streamline the production process, the content management system, Kriyadocs, is used to organize the production process, typeset and share the manuscript proofs with authors. The article is copyedited and proofread to house style and checked for grammatical errors by in-house editors. Authors are asked to review and clearly annotate the page proofs with any corrections. Proofreading is the responsibility of the author. Only minor changes may be made at the proofing stage; major changes will not be accepted.


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

Submission deadline for 2024 Issue: 24 May 2024

Access and sharing

All articles are free-to-access for all members of the neurology community. Authors may share their published article with colleagues and peers through social media but are reminded to follow any social media guidelines set by their employers. Touch Medical Media may extend the reach of articles by sharing non-sponsored published content on its dedicated social media channels. If authors wish to opt out of this please contact the Journal Editor.

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


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 (downloadable pdf)


About Touch Medical Media

Touch Medical Media publishes a rich and diverse portfolio of fully referenced, free-to-access, 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:


Carla Junkier, Editorial Director:


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