Translational Neurodegeneration operates a single-blind peer-review system, where the reviewers are aware of the names and affiliations of the authors, but the reviewer reports provided to authors are anonymous.
The benefit of single-blind peer review is that it is the traditional model of peer review that many reviewers are comfortable with, and it facilitates a dispassionate critique of a manuscript.
Edited by Shengdi Chen, Translational Neurodegeneration is supported by an expert Editorial Board. Manuscripts are reviewed by internationally recognized experts in the field, selected in part from the journal's Editorial Board. The suitability of manuscripts for publication is assessed solely on criteria of scientific excellence: final decisions are made by the Editor-in-Chief and may include accept, reject, accept following minor revision and resubmit after major revision and further review.
2017 Journal Metrics
48 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
46.5 days to first decision for all manuscripts
96.4 days from submission to acceptance
11.9 days from acceptance to publication
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