Stress and Brain Open Access Editor-in-Chief: Zhiqing Xu
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Zhiqing Xu


Capital Medical University, China

He received his Ph.D. degree in neuroscience from the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. Currently, he works as a professor at the Departments of Neurobiology and Pathology and the Chair of the Department of Pathology at Capital Medical University, China. He also serves as the Chair of the Branch of Neurobiology of Stress, Chinese Neuroscience Society. Prof. Xu’s lab has worked extensively on neurobiological mechanisms underlying stress-related depression and novel therapeutic targets for treatment of depression. 

Associate Editors-in-Chief

Bingxing Pan


Nanchang University, China

He received his Ph.D degree from First Military Medical University, China (2004), and received his postdoctoral training at National Institutes of Health, USA (2005–2009). He is now a senior professor and principal investigator in Institute of Life Science, Nanchang University (2010-present). His current research interests are focused on neural circuit mechanisms of stress-related psychiatric disorders, with a particular interest in anxiety disorders.



Per Svenningsson


Karolinska University Hospital / Karolinska Institute, Sweden

He is a professor and senior consultant in neurology, Deptartment of Neurology, Karolinska University Hospital/Deptartment of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet. He has 378 publications with 16990 citations (H-index 71, Web of Science) and authores 10 book chapters. He is a member of the Nobel Committee deciding the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine (2022–present) and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Science (2022–present). 



Xiaodong Wang


Zhejiang University, China

He received his Ph.D. degree from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany (2011), and received his postdoctoral training at Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry (2011–2012). He worked as an associate investigator in Peking University Sixth Hospital (2013), and now is a principal investigator at the Department of Neurobiology, Zhejiang University School of Medicine (2013–present). His current research focuses on the molecular mechanisms of stress-related psychiatric disorders and the neural circuit basis of anxiety. 



Tifei Yuan


Shanghai Mental Health Center, China

He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Geneva (2013). He was a professor at the School of Psychology, Nanjing Normal University (2013–2017), and now is a professor at Shanghai Mental Health Centre. He has published plenty of high-quality papers in journals such as Neuron and Molecular Psychiatry. His current research interests are focused on the brain mechanisms of addiction and mental illness.

Editorial Board Members

Andrew Holmes

National Institutes of Health, USA


Cheng Zhan

National Institute of Biological Sciences, China


David Murphy

University of Bristol, UK


Dongsheng Zhou

Ningbo Kangning Hospital, China


Erno J. Hermans

Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, the Netherlands


Gal Richter-Levin

University of Haifa, Israel


Gonglin Hou

Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, China


Haitao Wu

Institute of Cognition and Brain Sciences, China


Hao Wang

Zhejiang University, China


Jan Deussing

Max Planck Institute, Germany


Jiajin Yuan

Southwest University, China


John Cryan

University College Cork, UK


Minghu Han

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA


Rongjun Yu

National University of Singapore, Singapore


Sergio Machado

Salgado de Oliveira University, Brazil


Shaozheng Qin

Beijing Norman University, China


Wen Li

Florida State University, USA


Weiwen Wang

Institute of psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


Xiaohua Cao

East China Normal University, China


Xingshun Xu

Soochow University, China