Replicating research from Neuroscience

Replication studies are a vital step in the iterative approach to scientific development and validation. Our Editor, Dr. Thomas Steckler hopes to develop this project into a vital publication outlet.

A new article collection, Replication Studies in Neuroscience invites research articles that aim to repeat recently published experimental findings of significant importance. Research can be from any area of neuroscience, whether molecular, in vivo preclinical, or clinical studies, and articles can use the same or advanced methodologies.

Both confirmation and failures to reproduce work from independent groups will be considered.

Topics of interest cover the field of neuroscience, including:

  • Molecular neurobiology
  • Neurogenetics
  • Neurochemistry
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Neurophysiology
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Behavioral and cognitive neuroscience
  • Experimental psychology
  • Psychiatric and neurological disorders

Introducing the Editor

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Dr Thomas Steckler, Editor of Replication Studies in Neuroscience Article Collection

Currently the Associate Director within Janssen R&D’s Bioresearch Quality & Compliance team, Dr. Thomas Steckler graduated in Medicine and obtained his M.D. from the Free University of Berlin, Germany. He later continued as a group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry in Munich.

Dr. Steckler has published more than 100 peer reviewed scientific articles and book chapters, is a principal editor of Psychopharmacology (Springer), a member of several editorial boards, and highly active in international neuroscience societies and research consortia.

In 2006, he habilitated Biological Psychology at the Heinrich-Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany.

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