Focus and Scope

The purpose of bringing out the Nepal Journal of Neuroscience is to provide a medium for scientific discussion in the field of neuroscience or other information of interest to the specialties dealing with the diseases of the nervous system. The journal is devoted to the publication of work in the field of neuroscience relevant to Nepal.

It will be published twice a year-June and December.

On average, a total of 10-12 articles will be published per issue. The articles will include editorial on various subject matter, review articles, original articles, case reports and neuro view box depicting especial and typical pictorial view in neuro radio images. The articles may be on, in addition to neurosurgery, general medical topics and topics on allied subjects such as neurology, neuropsychiatry, neuroanesthesiology, neuroradiology, neuropathology, neuroophthalmolpgy, rehabilitation medicine etc. Similarly letters to the editor will be the part of the journal. All objective, constructive and educational letters to the editor not exceeding 500 words and 4 references regarding scientific articles published in the Nepal Journal of Neuroscience will be considered for publication if found accceptable. All letters will be subject to abbreviations or editorial alteration. However, every effort will be made not to alter the author’s meaning.

American English will be the official language of the Journal.

All the articles submitted will go through the strict peer review process.

The journal is also available on its own site at http://neson.org.np/

Peer Review Process

Nepal Journal of Neuroscience invites two reviewers per article. Each reviewer is given 2 weeks for their initial response or acknowledgement and 4 weeks to complete a review. All reviews are double-blinded.

The final decision on accepting a submission for publication rests with the Editor-in-Chief.

Publication Frequency

Nepal journal of Neurosciences is being published three times a year, from 2017.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Editorial Board

Editor–in-Chief
Dr Yam Bahadur Roka MBBS. MS.MCh.IFAANS. Skull Base Fellow
Chief of Neurosurgery
Neuro Cardio and Multispeciality Hospital
Biratnagar 13
Nepal
email: njns2004@yahoo.com or dryamroka@yahoo.com

Past Chief Editors
Prabin Shrestha, MD, PhD (2015-2017)
Mohan R. Sharma, MS )2004-2015)

Executive Editors:
Gopal Sedai, MS, MCh

Department of Neurosurgery
Institute of Medicine, TUTH
email: gsedain@rediffmail.com

Resha Shrestha MD
Department of Neurosurgery
Annapurna Neuro Hospital, Maitighar
Kathmandu, Nepal
email: reshkums@hotmail.com

Members
Maya Bhattachan, MD, MCh

Department of Neurosurgery
Nepal Medical College, Jorpati
Kathmandu, Nepal
email: mayab@mail.ru

Pranaya Shrestha, MS
Department of Neurosurgery
Annapurna Neurological Institute, Maitighar
Kathmandu, Nepal
email: medpranaya@hotmail.com

Rupendra B Adhikari, MD, PhD
Department of Neuroscience
Grande International Hospital, Tokha
Kathmandu, Nepal
email: atom.com@gmail.com

Sudan Dhakal, MS
Department of Neurosurgery
Golden Hospital, Biratnagar
Morang, Nepal
email: sudandhakal@hotmail.com

Pravesh Raj Bhandari
Department of Neurosurgery
BP KJoirala Memorial Cancer Hospital
Chitwan, Nepal

Benju R Pradhan, MS 
Department of Neurosurgery
BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital
Chitwan, Nepal
email: ben_rash@yahoo.com

Amit Thapa, MS, MCh
Department of Neurosurgery
Kathmandu Medical College, Sinamangal
Kathmandu, Nepal
email: dramitthapa@yahoo.com

National Advisors

Upendra P Devkota, FRCS
Department of Neurosurgery
National Institute of Neurosurgery & Allied Sciences
Kathmandu, Nepal

Pawan K Sultania, MS
Department of Neurosurgery
Nepal Medical College
Kathmandu, Nepal

Basant Pant, MD, PhD
Department of Neurosurgery
Annapurna Neurological Institute
Kathmandu, Nepal

Gopal R Sharma, MS
Department of Neurosurgery
Nepal Medical College
Kathmandu, Nepal

Sushil Shilpakar, MS
Department of Neurosurgery
Institute of Medicine, TUTH
Kathmandu, Nepal

Krishna Sharma, MS
Department of Neurosurgery
Nepal Medical College
Kathmandu, Nepal

Mohan R Sharma, MS
Department of Neurosurgery
Institute of Medicine, TUTH
Kathmandu, Nepal

Prabin Shrestha, MD, PhD
Chief Neurosurgeon
B & B Hospital, Gwarko
Lalitpur, Nepal

International Advisors

Kazunori Arita, MD, PhD
Department of Neurosurgery
Graduate School of Medical & Dental Sciences
Kagoshima University
Kagoshima, Japan

Merwyn Bagan, MD, MPH, FACS
Neurosurgeon
Concord
New Hampshire, USA

Richard D Ellenbogen, MD, FACS
Department of Neurological Surgery
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington, USA

Kaoru Kurisu, MD, PhD
Department of Neurosurgery
Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences
Hiroshima University
Hiroshima, Japan

H Richard Winn, MD
Department of Neurosurgery
Lenox-Hill School of Medicine
New York, USA

Timir Banerjee, MD
Louisville
Kentucky, USA

Deepak Gupta, MS, MCh
Consultant & Additional Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
AIMS, New Delhi
India

Takaoimi Taira, MD

2017 Subscription rates per Year

Individual
Nepal Rs. 500
SAARC Countries Rs. 800
Other Countries US$ 60

Institution
Nepal  Rs.800
SAARC Countries Rs. 1200
Other Countries US$ 100

In-Training
Nepal  Rs. 300
SAARC Countries Rs. 500
Other Countries US$ 30

Nepal Journal of Neuroscience Classified Advertisements

Nepal journal of Neuroscience accepts classified advertising as a service and the editorial board
reserves the right to refuse any advertisement not directly relevant to the practice of medicine. Web
advertising is also available. Cost is Rs 10,000 for 6 months. Please visit http://www.neuroscience.org.np for the availability of space.

1/2 Page             Rs 15000.00
Full page (B&W)   Rs 25000.00
Full Page (Color)  Rs 35000.00
Back Cover          Rs 50000.00

All payments must be made before printing.