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Interview | Athanasios K PetridisnbspJournal of Neurolo
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Journal of Neurological Disorders
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Athanasios K. Petridis
Athanasios K. Petridis

Athanasios K. Petridis, MD
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Schleswig Holstein
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Dr. Athanasios K. Petridis is an Associate Professor of the Department of Neurosurgery in University of Schleswig Holstein, Germany. He is also a Co-Director of the Spine Fellowship Program of AO Spine. He completed his Postdoc in the field of CNS-Regeneration from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), New York. Dr. Petridis research interest is CNS-Regeneration, Stem cell regeneration and neurosurgical papers.

Research Interest

Dr. Petridis research interest is CNS-Regeneration, Stem cell regeneration and neurosurgical papers.

1. How many years have you been associated with the current research?


2. What is the research topic you are working on now?

CNS regeneration through artificial expression of polysialic acid.

3. What are attributes for a quality article?

Clear questions. Answers based on high quality results with a well planned control group and good statistical analysis although not exaggerated. A well conducted retrospective analysis is not of less quality than any other study.

4. Do you have any research funding (NIH or other national funding) now?


5. When did you become an editor of OMICS Journal?

In 2012.

6. Where can the journal find the maximum scope in terms of niche?

In diseases crossing the borders of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Neurointensive care as well as in studies aiming at the avoidance of complications and diagnostic or treatments failures.

7. What is your greatest career accomplishment?

The publication of my study on CNS regeneration in PNAS, 2006 which lead to my associate professorship in 2012.

8. How does the published scientific content assist the potential researchers?

It helps as a guide to plan and conduct high quality studies as well as to improve their clinical understanding on disease and treatment.

9. What is the purpose of serving as an editor?

To monitor the quality of publications as well as to learn of the work of others.

10. Do you have any patents?

One patent on CNS regeneration which is pending.

11. Have you contributed any editorials or papers (any types) to OMICS Journals in the past two years?

Yes, editorials as well as original articles regularly

12. Do you plan to contribute any editorials or papers to OMICS Journals in the next year?


13. How would you define your experience with OMICS Group?

I am satisfied with the fast and fair reviewing process which does not intend to reject a work per se but even when a revision is needed the aim is to clarify some points in order to improve the quality of a paper.

14. Your opinion on conducting Editorial Board meetings at related Conferences?

Great idea when the editors are attending the given conferences.

15. Would you recommend OMICS to your friends or colleagues?

As the editor in-chief of the Journal of Neurological Disorders I am biased. But in general I would and I do recommend OMICS to friends and colleagues.

16. How do you differentiate Journal of Neurological Disorders with other journals in the field?

Broad spectrum of interest for neurologist, neuroscientist and neurosurgeons. The website is great and easy to handle.
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