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

In response to the unprecedented impact of the coronavirus ECNP is progressively redesigning all its programmes and events to protect participant safety and support global corona containment efforts. All face-to-face meetings up until summer 2021 have either been suspended or transitioned to virtual platforms. Read more.

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


ECNP School of Neuropsychopharmacology Virtual: view the programme

An interactive programme and intense training in Neuropsychopharmacology for psychiatrists covering the fundamentals of neuropsychopharmacology through to the use of medications in individual indications, good clinical practice and optimal treatment and algorithms.

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First issue of the ECNP newsletter for 2021

Many interesting topics in this month’s ECNP newsletter: Ray Dolan, UK is the keynote speaker for the 34th ECNP Congress, only a few day left to nominate for the ECNP Rising Stat Award and the ECNP Neuropsychopharmacology Award, the 2020 highlights of the ECNP Pharmacogenomics and Transcriptomics Thematic Working Group (TWG), and much more...

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34th ECNP Congress: the keynote speaker is Ray Dolan, United Kingdom

Ray Dolan is Mary Kinross Professor of Neuropsychiatry and Director of the Max Planck- UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing. He will talk about 'How we build internal models of the world'.

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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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