ECNP Congress

The annual ECNP Congress is Europe’s premier scientific meeting for disease-oriented brain research, annually attracting between 4,000 and 6,000 neuroscientists, psychiatrists and neurologists from around the world.

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. View website.

Besides the congress, 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.


The 34th ECNP Congress will take place on 2-5 October 2021 at:

Centro de Congressos de Lisboa (CCL)
Praça das Indústrias
1300-307 Lisboa

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Challenges of running a psychiatric hospital in the corona crisis by Gil Zalsman, Israel

Gil Zalsman, professor of psychiatry at Tel Aviv University and director of the Geha Mental Health Center in Israel, discusses the special challenges of running a psychiatric hospital in the corona crisis, and they best practices his team have implemented.

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Top tips on how to survive a lockdown by Catherine Harmer, UK

In this new corona report Catherine Harmer, professor of cognitive neuroscience at the University of Oxford, shares insights about fostering resilience and gives tips on how to survive extended lockdown.

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Stress and resilience during the corona crisis by Christiaan Vinkers, The Netherlands

In this new video, Christiaan Vinkers, assistant professor of psychiatry at Amsterdam University Medical Centers, discusses the stress factors of the corona crisis and how stress can be ameliorated and psychological resilience fostered.

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