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    • The Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry centenary milestone award 2020

      JNNP 2020—a centenary of publishing neuroscience achievement Late last year, the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry (JNNP) polled readers, asking them to nominate the single most important or transformative development in neurology, neurosurgery or psychiatry in the past 100 years. The response was overwhelming! Would the early foundational work in brain imaging or drug therap …

     

    • The effect of changing arterial blood pressure and carbon dioxide on cerebral blood flow

      The short article entitled ‘Effect of alterations in the arterial carbon dioxide tension on the blood flow through the cerebral cortex at normal and low arterial blood pressures’, published in 1965 in the JNNP by A Murray Harper and HI Glass,1 is among the most cited articles ever published in the journal (429 citations as of 21 January 2020). Interestingly, the same first author publi …

     

    • Encephalitis as an immune-related adverse event

      Encephalitis as an immune-related adverse event has different features than encephalitis in regular clinical practice With the increasing use of immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs), neurologists encounter more immune-related adverse events (irAEs). Since the mortality rate of encephalitis occurring as an irAE (irEncephalitis) is as high as 19%,1 it is as lethal a condition as myocarditis. Vogrig e …