Aims and scope
BMJ Neurology Open is an online, peer-reviewed, open access journal, dedicated to publishing research in all areas of clinical neurology and neuroscience. This journal is particularly interested in addressing common diseases and their treatment, or illuminating mechanisms of disease or modes of action of treatments, whether related to their efficacy or their complications. BMJ Neurology Open is also interested in clinical neurology implementation studies which look at how neurological advances can be brought to the patients who need them.
BMJ Neurology Open is the sister journal to JNNP and co-owned by the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists (ANZAN).
Peer Review ModelSingle blind; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author
|Publication Model||Open access|
|Frequency||Continuous online publication|
Journal statistics (2019)
|Time from submission to first decision||21 days|
|Time from acceptance to publication (online)||14 days|
Rights and permissions
BMJ is a founding member of COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics), which provides a forum for publishers and Editors of scientific journals to discuss issues relating to the integrity of the work submitted to or published in their journals.
The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the value of medical research literature by promoting transparent, accurate reporting of research studies. BMJ is a sponsor of its activities.