Acta Epileptologica: for sharing research advances in epilepsy research

Shichuo Li
2019 Acta Epileptologica  
Why are we building a new journal for epilepsy research? It's a question we kept thinking during the planning and preparation of Acta Epileptologica. First, we are faced with greater challenges caused by Epilepsy. An aging society with more various public health problems has come, among which epilepsy is one of the arising risks for health. The WHO has estimated that epilepsy affects more than 50 million people worldwide and one of the peak age of onset is over 65 years old. Therefore, more
more » ... arch on finding solutions is urgently needed. Acta Epileptologica (AE) offers a new option for publication and communication. Second, rapid advances in neurosciences and biotechnology have substantially transformed the research field of epileptology during past two decades, and even faster with the development of artificial intelligence and big data analyses. Therefore, Information should be exchanged more quickly. AE serves the community with rapid review and decision making.
doi:10.1186/s42494-019-0003-9 fatcat:of454qpdljhgneyfsjcpwu6oiu