Special Issue "Botulinum Neurotoxin: Shared/Common Mechanisms in the Treatment of Pain, Spasticity and Movement Disorders"

A special issue of Toxins (ISSN 2072-6651). This special issue belongs to the section "Bacterial Toxins".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 March 2022.

Special Issue Editors

Prof. Dr. Giorgio Sandrini
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Department of Brain and Behavioral Sciences, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: pain; neurorehabilitation; clinical neurophysiology; movement disorders; neurophilosophy
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Prof. Dr. Stefano Tamburin
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Department of Neurosciences, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
Interests: pain; neurodegenerative disorders; movement disorders; neurorehabilitation
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Dr. Roberto De Icco
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Headache Science and Neurorehabilitation Center, IRCCS Mondino Foundation, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: migraine; cluster headache; clinical neurophysiology; neurorehabilitation; movement analysis

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues, 

Botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) is an established and licensed treatment in a number of clinical conditions in neurology, neurorehabilitation and pain medicine, including, e.g., spasticity, dystonia, other movement disorders, chronic migraines, neuropathic pain, and other headache and pain disorders.

This Special Issue aims to present the state-of-the-art therapeutic mechanisms and indications in pain, spasticity, movement disorders, and combined clinical conditions.

Appropriate submissions for this Special Issue include reviews, systematic reviews and meta-analyses, as well as original studies. Preclinical, clinical and experimental studies in humans will be welcome.

Prof. Dr. Giorgio Sandrini
Prof. Dr. Stefano Tamburin
Dr. Roberto De Icco
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Toxins is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

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Keywords

  • botulinum toxin
  • pain
  • headache
  • spasticity
  • movement disorders

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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