About ECNP

ECNP is an independent scientific association dedicated to the science and treatment of disorders of the brain. It is the largest non-institutional supporter of applied and translational neuroscience research and education in Europe. Read more...

ECNP offers membership to established scholars in the field and all those with an active interest in applied and translational neuroscience. Corresponding membership is also open for those not resident in Europe.  To our membership pages

ECNP organises a wide range of scientific and educational activities, programmes and events across Europe, promoting the exchange of high-quality experimental and clinical research in applied and translational neuroscience and fostering young scientists and clinicians. View agenda

Coronavirus news

ECNP is continuing to adapt its programmes and events to protect participant safety and support global corona containment efforts. All meetings up until summer 2021 have been transitioned to virtual platforms and the 34th ECNP Congress on 2-5 October will be hybrid. Read more.

For the ECNP corona file of video commentary and best practices from experts within the ECNP community, visit this page.

NEWS

Valery Grinevich, Germany wins the 2021 ECNP Neuropsychopharmacology Award (ENA)

ECNP’s premier research prize, the ENA has been awarded to Valery Grinevich in recognition of his exceptional research contributions to the study of neuropeptides. He will receive the award during the 34th ECNP Congress Hybrid, 2-5 October 2021 where he will deliver the ENA Plenary Lecture 'Oxytocin: new faces of an old peptide'.

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Call for nominations for The Brain Prize 2022 is open!

The Lundbeck Foundation is now accepting nominations for next year's winners of The Brain Prize, the world's largest prize for neuroscience.

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ECNP Workshop on Clinical Research Methods: call for applications!

This workshop aims at introducing early career clinicians (psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, etc) into research methodology and to promote a critical thinking approach to the scientific literature that is particularly relevant to clinical practice.

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ECNP Networks and twgs

ECNP Networks foster collaboration among experts interested in specific brain-research topics. As well as the Networks themselves, ECNP has also instituted Thematic Working Groups (TWGs) as a way to stimulate new Networks activities, encourage collaboration and facilitate the Networks mission.

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