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 the 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

ECNP podcast series

Dive into neuroscience with experts in the field!

Hear leading researchers discuss their work, careers, and passion for the brain.

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ECNP Downloads Prize winner 2024

Congratulations to Lea Mertens, Germany, and team for winning the ECNP Downloads Prize with the paper 'Methodological challenges in psychedelic drug trials: Efficacy and safety of psilocybin in treatment-resistant major depression (EPIsoDE) – Rationale and study design'.

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The ECNP e-news from May is out

Exciting highlights include registration for the 37th ECNP Congress with a lower fee; call for applications for the Workshop on Clinical Research Methods in Barcelona; a new Brains on Brains Podcast about modernising ADHD; and much more...

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Automated warning system for bipolar disorders: AA-BipoLife

The ECNP Network Digital Health Applied to the Clinical Research of Brain Disorders is offering a new online presentation on mHealth related research. Join the event on Tuesday 11 June 2024 at 16.00 CEST.

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Neuroscience Applied

Call for submissions

All publications in Neuroscience Applied submitted by 30 June 2024 will be free of charge for authors.

Neuroscience Applied is ECNP’s fully open-access scientific journal, targeting the intersection between neuroscience, applications and new treatment horizons.

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Modernising ADHD and the future of applied neuroscience

Barbara Franke, the Netherlands, and Kosma Sakrajda, Poland, delve into the ongoing efforts to modernise the concept of ADHD. Barbara shares insights into the current research and the ECNP Course on a modernised concept of ADHD.