I am delighted to welcome you to this Special Issue of Journal of Neuroendocrinology, which carries 10 peer-reviewed review articles based on invited presentations from Symposia Theme Sessions from ICN2018. The 9th International Congress of Neuroendocrinology was held in Toronto, Canada in July 2018, incorporated the annual meetings of the British, French, Pan-American and Australasian neuroendocrinology societies, and was a joint meeting with the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioural Neuroendocrinology. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Bibliographical noteThe Editors would like to thank all the authors for their valuable contributions to this Special Issue, as well as colleagues from the international neuroendocrine community for their input into the peer‐review process. We hope that readers will find these papers to be a valuable resource.