The European Medical Journal Editorial Board is composed of internationally renowned health experts, academics and clinicians. Regular contact with board members ensures that all comments, guidance and suggestions are received and handled appropriately.

Editor-in-Chief: Prof László Vécsei

Director, Department of Neurology, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary; Past Regional Vice-President, European Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNS); General Secretary, Danube Symposium for Neurological Sciences.

Dr Natan M. Bornstein

Director, Brain Division, Shaare-Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel; Vice President, World Stroke Organization (WSO); Chairman, Israeli Neurological Association (INA).

Prof Michael Brainin

Professor of Clinical Neurology and Director, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Preventive Medicine, Danube University Krems, Krems, Austria.

Prof Giancarlo Comi

Professor of Neurology and Chairman, Department of Neurology, Director, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy; President, European Charcot Foundation (ECF); Vice Chair, Steering Committee of the Progressive MS Alliance; Honorary Member, European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS); Member, Board of Administration of the Italian Multiple Sclerosis Foundation and the Scientific Committee of the Italian Multiple Sclerosis Association.

Dr Alberto Dubrovsky

Professor of Neuroscience and Neurology, Favaloro University, University of Buenos Aires; Director, Department of Neurology, Neuromuscular Disease Unit, Institute of Neuroscience, Favaloro Foundation, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Past President, Argentine Neurological Society (2006-2008); Medical Director, Muscular Dystrophy Association; President, Latin American Society of Neuromuscular Diseases (2013-present); Principal Investigator and Member, Cooperative International Neuromuscular Research Group; Member, Translational Research in Europe – Assessment and Treatment of Neuromuscular Diseases Advisory Committee for Therapeutics.

Prof Antonio Federico

Full Professor of Neurology, Director of the Clinical Neurology and Neurometabolic Diseases Unit, Medical School, University of Siena, Siena, Italy.

Prof Valery L. Feigin

Professor of Epidemiology and Neurology, Director, National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neuroscience, School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies, Faculty of Health and Environmental Studies, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.

Dr Marco Feligioni

Group Leader, Laboratory of Neuronal Cell Signaling, European Brain Research Institute ‘Rita Levi-Montalcini’ Foundation, Rome, Italy; Member, Società Italiana di Farmacologia.

Prof Nils Erik Gilhus

Professor of Neurology and Chairman, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway; Chairman, Norwegian National Publication Board.

Prof Dr Hans-Peter Hartung

Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology, University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany.

Prof Amos D. Korczyn

Professor Emeritus of Neurology and Pharmacology, Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel; Chairman, Controversies in Neurology Annual Conference.

Dr Rita Krishnamurthi

Senior Lecturer/Senior Research Fellow, Programme Leader, Cerebrovascular Diseases Research Team, National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neurosciences, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.

Dr Giuseppe Lanza

Consultant Neurologist and Clinical Researcher, Department of Neurology I.C., Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging (I.R.C.C.S.), Troina, Italy.

Prof Jean-Marc Léger

Co-Chairman, National Referral Center for Rare Neuromuscular Diseases, Institut Hospitalo-Universitaire de Neurosciences, University Hospital Pitié-Salpêtrière and University Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), Paris, France; Past President of the Société Française de Neurologie; Past President, Société Francophone du Nerf Périphérique; Full Member, Académie Nationale de Médecine; Past Chairman, Training and Education Committee, Past Member, Management Committee of the European Federation of Neurological Societies.

Dr Inna Lutsenko

Faculty of Neurology, Kyrgyz State Medical Academy, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Prof Heinz Reichmann

Professor of Neurology and Dean, Medical Faculty, University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany; Past President of the European Neurological Society (ENS) (2012-2013).

Prof Dr Stefan Schwab

Professor of Neurology, Chairman, and Director, Department of Neurology, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Germany; President, German Critical Care Society.

Prof Per Soelberg Sörensen

Professor of Neurology, University of Copenhagen; Director, Danish Multiple Sclerosis Center, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Prof Maura Pugliatti

Associate Professor of Neurology, Department of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences; Coordinator, Specialty Programme of Neurology, School of Ferrara, University of Ferrara; Acting Head of Unit, Clinical Neurology, S. Anna University Hospital, Ferrara, Italy.