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

youth mental health

Challenges in youth mental health – awareness, prevention and access to treatment

In this podcast, Celso Arango, Spain, and Aiste Lengvenyte, France, discuss the challenges in youth mental health including awareness, prevention and access to treatment.

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Best Negative Data Prize: call for applications 

This prize recognises those who have made exceptional contributions to CNS treatment science by publishing clinical research with negative findings.

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For Early Career Scientist (ECS): join the next virtual seminar!

The iPSC Platform for Neuropsychiatry TWG has organised a series of virtual seminars to promote the sharing of knowledge and ideas between ECSs in different countries to advance the field of iPSC-based neuropsychiatry. ECSs are invited to join for free! Upcoming date is 26 April 2023, 16.00-18.00 CET (Central European Time).

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Winners of The Brain Prize 2023

ECNP congratulates Michael Greenberg, Christine Holt, and Erin Schuman on being awarded the Brain Prize for their pioneering work on molecular mechanisms of brain development and plasticity. The world's largest brain research prize is Danish and is awarded by the Lundbeck Foundation.

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Neuroscience applied

New articles published!

Check out the latest papers in Neuroscience Applied, open access and free to download:

  • 'Towards precision psychiatry utilizing large-scale multimodal data paving the way for improved prevention and treatment of mental disorders'
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  • 'Feasibility and effect of an immersive virtual reality-based platform for cognitive training in real-life scenarios in patients with mood - or psychotic disorders: A randomized, controlled proof-of-concept study'
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364 days of full scale war in Ukraine

Watch the video with Oleg Chaban, Ukraine, Stevan Hobfoll, USA, Arieh Shalev, Israel and Robert Ursano, USA. This meeting was organised by the ECNP Traumatic Stress Network.