Special Issue "Neuro-Centric Applications of Zebrafish: Models and Risk Factors"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2021.
Since introduced as a genetic animal model, zebrafish has been successfully employed to understand a plethora of neurodevelopmental, neurophysiological, neuropathological processes due to its unique advantages including its transparency of the nervous system, amenable genetics, live imaging, and behavioral paradigms. Thus, zebrafish becomes an indispensable vertebrate model for human neuro-related diseases and mechanical studies, and provides a valuable in vivo platform to assess risk factors that affect neuro-function/pathology. This special issue aims to cover the most up-to-date zebrafish models to study neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) as well as neurodegenerative diseases (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, peripheral neuropathy). In addition, this issue will also cover the contribution of non-neural and environmental risk factors, such as microbiome, infection, metabolism, and chemicals/nanomaterials, to neuro-related physiology and pathological conditions using zebrafish.
Dr. Jeong-Soo Lee
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- neurodegenerative diseases
- risk factors