Founded in 1956, The Journal of Neurochemistry (JNC) focuses on molecular, cellular and biochemical aspects of the nervous system, the pathogenesis of neurological disorders and the development of disease specific biomarkers. It is devoted to the prompt publication of original findings of the highest scientific priority and value that provide novel mechanistic insights, represent a clear advance over previous studies and have the potential to generate exciting future research. See:

Journal of Neurochemistry publishes full-length presentations of significant original findings, and also narrative and systematic reviews, submitted by investigators at renowned medical and research institutions throughout the world. Articles are published in the following categories:

Gene Regulation & Genetics
Brain Development & Cell Differentiation
Signal Transduction & Synaptic Transmission
Bioenergetics & Metabolism
Neuroinflammation & Neuroimmunology
Neuronal Plasticity & Behavior
Molecular Basis of Disease
Clinical Studies, Biomarkers & Imaging

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Journal of NeurochemistryAccesss to the JNC (for members) 

All Members of ISN are entitled to access the Journal of Neurochemistry (JNC) free of charge and have full access to articles online via the My ISN members area.

If you are a member, gaining access to the journal is simple, simply follow the steps below:


STEP 1: Login to My ISN: Use the login box at the top or click here.

STEP 2: Go to the Members Area and click on the Journal of Neurochemistry Link. You will be redirected to the Journal of Neurochemistry website and will be able to access all articles in full, including articles dating back to the very first issue (published in 1956).

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 Why publish with JNC?

JNC impact factor

  • No page charges
  • Free colour
  • Fast yet thorough peer-review process (average 27 days to first decision)
  • Compliant with public access policies from NIH, RCUK and other funders
  • Open Access option available – REDUCED FEE (USD $1,000 as compared to the regular fee of USD $3,000) for ISN members (You can sign up or renew your membership here)
  • Review articles free from publication
  • All articles free after 12 months

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Eastern Hemisphere

Western Hemisphere

1956–1969 D. Richter

1956–1959 H. Waelsch

1970–1975 A.N. Davison

1959–1968 W.M. Sperry

1975–1979 L.L. Iversen

1969–1973 D.B. Tower

1980–1985 H.S. Bachelard

1974–1977 L. Sokoloff

1985–1991 K.F. Tipton

1978–1981 K. Suzuki

1991–1999 G.G. Lunt

1982–1985 W.T. Norton

1999–2010 A.J. Turner

1986–1989 M.B. Lees

2011–present J.B. Schulz

1990–1995 A.A. Boulton


1996–2006 B. Collier


2006–2012 S. Murphy