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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The future of psychiatric neuroimaging

The school is in collaboration with the ECNP Neuroimaging Network, chaired by Nikolaos Koutsouleris, Germany, and it will be held virtually on 7-11 October 2024. The aim of the school is to introduce participants to machine learning with a focus on psychiatric neuroimaging.

Register here

Resilience Symposium 2024

Join the 10th International Symposium on Resilience Research, 25-27 September 2024, Mainz, Germany. Don't miss insights on stress research, neurogenesis, and innovative interventions!

Register and submit an abstract by 31 July

Integrating biomarkers in psychiatry

Join this Summer School on 11-13 September 2024, on ‘Integrating clinical, imaging, and -omics biomarkers in psychiatry’ at Bordeaux School of Neuroscience, organised by the ECNP Pharmacogenomics and Transcriptomics and Suicide Networks.

Apply by 30 July

Call for abstracts

ECNP Workshop on Applied Neuroscience

Calling all Early Career Scientists in Europe! Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to take your research career in applied neuroscience to the next level at the ECNP Workshop in Nice, France, from 20-23 March 2025.

Submit your abstract by 24 October 2024


Unravelling anorexia

Listen to Roger Adan, the Netherlands, as he discusses the most recent science on the brain circuits involved in anorexia nervosa and his work on neuropeptides.