This international, multidisciplinary journal covers all aspects of neuromuscular disorders in childhood and adult life (including the muscular dystrophies, spinal muscular atrophies, hereditary neuropathies, congenital myopathies, myasthenias, myotonic syndromes, metabolic myopathies and inflammatory myopathies).
The Editors welcome original articles from all areas of the field:
- Clinical aspects, such as new clinical entities, case studies of interest, treatment, management and rehabilitation (including biomechanics, orthotic design and surgery).
- Basic scientific studies of relevance to the clinical syndromes, including advances in the fields of molecular biology and genetics.
- Studies of animal models relevant to the human diseases.
The journal is aimed at a wide range of clinicians, pathologists, associated paramedical professionals and clinical and basic scientists with an interest in the study of neuromuscular disorders.
In addition to original research papers, the journal also publishes reviews and mini-reviews, preliminary short communications and book reviews, and has editorial, correspondence and news sections. Reports on congresses and workshops, taking the form of a digested or very comprehensive commentary, pointing out some of the particular highlights in relation to the contributors and giving some detail of the area covered, important contributions and a list of participants, are also welcome.
The journal is published bi-monthly and aims at rapid publication of high quality papers of scientific merit as well as general interest to a wide readership. There is also a fast track for rapid publication of new material of outstanding scientific merit and importance.
Neuromuscular Disorders is the official journal of the World Muscle Society an international, multidisciplinary, scientific society, dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in the field of neuromuscular disorders.