Professor Stephen D. Meriney Appointed Editor-in-Chief of Brain Sciences

We are pleased to announce that Professor Stephen D. Meriney has been appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Brain Sciences (ISSN 2076-3425). His term started in October 2019.

Stephen D. Meriney received his PhD in physiology/neuroscience from the University of Connecticut in 1987. After postdoctoral training with Dr. Alan Grinnell at the UCLA Jerry Lewis Neuromuscular Research Center, Professor Meriney joined the faculty in the Neuroscience Department at the University of Pittsburgh in 1993 where he is now professor of Neuroscience and Psychiatry. His research program is focused on voltage-gated calcium channels, synaptic physiology and modulation, neuromuscular diseases, and the development of novel calcium channel gating modifiers as potential therapeutics for neuromuscular diseases. His research program has been continuously supported predominately by grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

The editorial team warmly welcomes Professor Meriney as Editor-in-Chief and look forward to his contribution to the continued success of Brain Sciences. Professor Meriney is supported by a team of Section Editors-in-Chief: Professor Sergey Kasparov, Dr. Caterina Cinel, Professor Heather Bortfeld, Dr. Evanthia Bernitsas, Professor Pierluigi Zoccolotti, Dr. Jose Lujan, Professor Konstantin V. Slavin, Professor Jason Brandt, Dr. Andrew Clarkson and Dr. Mark Burke. For further information on the journal sections please see here.

At the same time, we would like to take the opportunity to express our sincere gratitude to the previous Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. German Barrionuevo, for his invaluable contribution to the journal.