Welcome to World Journal of Neurology


The World Journal of Neurology (WJN) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of neurology.  It was launched on December 28, 2011 and is published trimonthly (4 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.


We encourage neurologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJN describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.


The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJN are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks.The WJN’s acceptance rate: 56%. Submit here >>

Published Issues

Felipe Fregni, MD, PhD, Associate Professor; Vincenzo Solfrizzi, MD, PhD, Professor


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2218-6212 (online)

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Contents Volume 6  Issue 1  March 28, 2016
Aquaporin-4 and spinal cord injury  
Jennifer M Yonan, Devin K Binder
World J Neurol 6(1):1-13. Published online Mar 28, 2016. doi: 10.5316/wjn.v6.i1.1
Prospective Study
Predictors of future stroke in adults 60-64 years living in the community  
Nicolas Cherbuin, Leeanne Carey, Moyra Mortby, Kaarin J Anstey
World J Neurol 6(1):14-22. Published online Mar 28, 2016. doi: 10.5316/wjn.v6.i1.14