Alessandro Landi

Editor In Chief

Alessandro Landi, MD
Department of Neurology and Psychiatry
Universita di Roma, Italy Read Interview session with Alessandro Landi

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Dr. Alessandro Landi currently working as Assistant Neurosurgeon in the University of Rome “Sapienza”, and he is the member of AANS, NASS, EANS, AOSpine. Alessandro Landi is the winner of “Research Project” in spinal surgery, University of Rome “Sapienza”.

Research Interest

Research interets of Alessandro Landi includes Anterior and Posterior spine surgery; cranio-cervical junction surgery, pain therapy; minimally invasive and endoscopic spine surgery; spinalneurooncology, Application of hemocomponents in spine surgery; spine trauma, neurotraumatology, biomolecular research for bone augmentation.


1. What makes an article top quality? 

Response: Contents and an accurate peer review.

2. Do you think that journals determine research trends?

Response: Absolutely.

3. What makes a good position paper?

Response: Impact factor, editorial board members, affiliation to scientific communities.

4. What are the qualities you look for in an article?

Response: Open access, specificity, clearness, and topics.

5. Can you give us a broad indication of the types of themes a scientific journal should cover?

Response: Evidence based medicine.

6. How would you describe the journal’s mission and editorial objectives to our readers?

Response: To clarify topics regarding actual innovations, and to better explain scientific debates.

7. If you could be granted dream articles, what would they be on?

Response: I don't know.

8. Are there any particular areas which you would like to see, or expect to see, collaborate?

Response: Spinal surgery.

9. How does the research published percolate through to practitioners?

Response: I don't know.

10. How can a publisher ensure the authors/readers a rigorous peer review and quality control?

Response: Blind review.

11. Your editorial policy is to be eclectic and welcome perspectives from other disciplines and schools. How does this translate into the types of contributions you encourage?

Response: I don't know.

12. What do you see as the merits of journals, as opposed to book series, as a means of scholarly communications?

Response: Continue clarification of specific topics.

13. How do you differentiate Journal of Spine & Neurosurgery with other journals in the field?

Response: Extremely specific topics, very competent reviewers and editors.

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