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Aims and scope

Fluids and Barriers of the CNS is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal that considers manuscripts on all CNS fluids and barrier systems in health and disease.

Fluids and Barriers of the CNS is affiliated to the International Brain Barriers Society (IBBS) and the International Society for Hydrocephalus and CSF Disorders (ISHCSF). 

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About the Editors

Lester R Drewes, Editor-in-Chief

Lester Drewes is currently Professor  of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Minnesota Duluth Medical School, and past President of the International Brain Barriers Society. Read more

Hazel C Jones, Editor-in-Chief

Hazel Jones is Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, King's College London and lately Courtesy Research Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Florida. Read more

Richard F Keep, Editor-in-Chief

Richard Keep is currently Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery and in the Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology at the University of Michigan. He is also Director of the Crosby Neurosurgical Laboratories and Associate Chair for Research in Neurosurgery. Read more

Editors-in-Chief

Lester R Drewes, University of Minnesota, USA
Hazel C Jones, King's College London, UK
Richard F Keep, University of Michigan, USA

Journal News

We are very pleased to announce that FBCNS has been accepted for indexing in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) database, one of the major databases of the Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) Web of Science. 

We expect that our first Impact Factor will be announced in summer 2019.

2018 Travel Bursary Awards

We are pleased to announce the winners of the journal-sponsored prize for best oral or poster presentation, awarded at Barriers of the CNS 2018 to:  

  • Amaia Dominguez-Belloso
  • Brynna Wilken-Resman  

Find out more about the awards and this year's winners here.

Latest Review

Extracellular vesicles: mediators and biomarkers of pathology along CNS barriers

Servio H. Ramirez et al.

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Featured Article

Zika virus crosses an in vitro human blood brain barrier model​​​​​​​

Judie B. Alimonti et al. 

Society affiliations

International Brain Barriers Society (IBBS)

Fluids and Barriers of the CNS is an official journal of the IBBS: a scientific and educational non-profit organisation advocating scientific and clinical research on the biological barriers in the central nervous system.

International Society for Hydrocephalus and CSF Disorders (ISHCSF)

Fluids and Barriers of the CNS is an official journal of the ISHCSF: a non-profit organisation that aims to advance the art and science of clinical care and research into hydrocephalus and CSF disorders, and promote the best possible care for patients.

All IBBS and ISHCSF members are eligible for a 25% discount when publishing with Fluids and Barriers of the CNS.

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Scimago journal rank

FBCNS is ranked in the top quartile of the Developmental Neuroscience, Neurology and Neuroscience subject categories, by SCImago Journal Rank.

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