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


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Suicidality after combat

The next Hot Topic Virtual Meeting 'Suicidality after combat' will be on 28 September 2023 with Matthew Nock, USA.

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New! ECNP Depression Meta Network

Drawing upon expertise from across the Networks programme, the Depression Meta-Network significantly enhances ECNP’s commitment to understanding and treating this extraordinarily complex and prevalent disease, currently estimated to affect no less than 6% of the world’s population.

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RDoC, PRISM, ECNP and the future of mental health research

Bruce Cuthbert, head of the Research Domain Criteria (RDoc) Unit at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, recently spoke to ECNP press officer Tom Parkhill about RDoC, PRISM, ECNP and the future of research into the causes and treatment of mental health issues.

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Neuroscience applied

Call for submissions!

All publications in Neuroscience Applied will be free of charge for authors who submit their articles by 31 December 2023.

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Veterans peer support on coping with PTSD

Watch the video with Robin Imthorn, The Netherlands, and Artem Denysov, Ukraine. This meeting was organised by the ECNP Traumatic Stress Network.