is an area of ever expanding research and escalating publications. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders
is a wide ranging international journal supported by key researchers from all neuroscience domains that focus on MS and associated disease
of the central nervous system
. The primary aim of this new journal is the rapid publication of high quality original research
in the field. Important secondary aims will be timely updates and editorials on important scientific and clinical care advances, controversies
in the field, and invited opinion articles from current thought leaders on topical issues. One section of the journal will focus on teaching,
written to enhance the practice of community and academic neurologists involved in the care of MS patients. Summaries of key articles
written for a lay audience will be provided as an on-line resource.
A team of four chief editors is supported by leading section
editors who will commission and appraise original and review articles concerning: clinical neurology, neuroimaging, neuropathology, neuroepidemiology,
therapeutics, genetics / transcriptomics, experimental models, neuroimmunology, biomarkers, neuropsychology, neurorehabilitation, measurement
scales, teaching, neuroethics and lay communication.
The journal will publish the following types of articles: Reviews; Original
Research Articles; Editorials; Comment; Clinical Trial papers; Letter to the Editors; Case Reports; Book reviews; News.
The http://ees.elsevier.com/msard/submission of an on-line summary of selected papers of relevance for lay audience, Teaching Lessons and supporting images and datasets is also