About the Journal
The International Journal of Nutrition, Pharmacology, Neurological Diseases (IJNPND) is an international, open access, peer reviewed journal which covers all fields related to nutrition, pharmacology, neurological diseases.
IJNPND was started by Dr. Mohamed Essa based on his personal interest in Science in 2009. This journal doesn't link with any society or any association. The co-editor-in chiefs of IJNPND (Prof. Gilles J. Guillemin, Dr. Abdur Rahman and Prof. Ross grant) and editorial board members are well known figures in the fields of Nutrition, pharmacology, and neuroscience. First, the journal was started as two issues per year, then it was changed into 3 issues per year and since 2013, it publishes 4 issues per year till now. This shows the slow and steady growth of this journal. To support the reviewers and editorial board members, IJNPND offers awards to the people who does more reviews within one year.
The International Journal of Nutrition, Pharmacology, Neurological Diseases (IJNPND) is published Quarterly. IJNPND has three main sections, such as nutrition, pharmacology, and neurological diseases. IJNPND publishes Research Papers, Review Articles, Commentaries, case reports, brief communications and Correspondence in all three sections. Reviews and Commentaries are normally commissioned by the journal, but consideration will be given to unsolicited contributions.
International Journal of Nutrition, Pharmacology, Neurological Diseases is included in the UGC-India Approved list of journals.
Abstracting and Indexing Information
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Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data
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Scope of the journal
In nutrition section, IJNPND welcomes research papers including all aspects of experimental / clinical nutrition, invited articles/reviews/commentaries on nutritional issues.
In pharmacology section, IJNPND welcomes contributions in all fields of pharmacology. The work should have a direct bearing on drug effects, mechanisms or uses, or the development of new drug targets.
In neurological diseases section, IJNPND publishes papers on a broad range of topics of general interest to those working on all the neurological diseases.
All submitted articles should report original, previously unpublished research results, experimental or theoretical, and will be peer-reviewed. Articles submitted to the journal should meet these criteria and must not be under consideration for publication. Manuscripts should follow the style of the journal and are subject to both review and editing.
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