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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Dive into cutting edge research in ADHD

Hosted by Edna Grünblatt's group, this free online talk delves into the topic of ADHD forebrain cortical neurons (FCNs), exploring the impact of Methylphenidate and Omega-3 on oxidative stress and inflammation in ADHD FCNs. Join us on Wednesday, April 24th at 16:00 CEST.

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Submit your paper — 2024 Best Negative Data Prize

Submit your 'negative' scientific results by 30 April for the 2024 Best Negative Data Prize in Preclinical Neuroscience, in collaboration with the Global Preclinical Data Forum (GPDF).

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Abstracts are online!

The abstracts of the ECNP Workshop for Early Career Scientists in Europe 2024 are available in the ECNP open access journal Neuroscience Applied.

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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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Tribulations and perks of building a career in the neuroscience landscape

Anna Beyeler, France, shares her wisdom on how to navigate a meaningful career in academia and neuroscience research. In this new episode, we listen to her as she uncovers the reality of research and gives invaluable advice for early career scientists.