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Submit your abstract

The abstract submission deadline is approaching.

If you would like to present your poster at the 30th ECNP Congress, 2-5 September 2017, you can submit your abstract until 3 April.

Special benefits for abstract submitters:

  • Free registration for junior scientists in Europe.
  • A number of grants available for abstract submitters who are resident of a European country with a developing economy.
  • Media opportunities: your abstract as part of our media programme.

Submit Abstract

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Targeted Network Meetings - apply now!

If you are interested in attending one of the three Targeted Network Meetings (TNMs), you can apply until 15 March 2017.

The following TNMs will be held on Wednesday 6 September 2017 in Paris:

Apply here...

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ECNP Networks

The ECNP Networks programme of pan-European research collaborations is one of ECNP's most successful initiatives.

Late last month the Networks Taskforce met in Leiden, the Netherlands, to share their actions and prepare their strategy for the coming year.

The aim of the ECNP Networks is to create and foster powerful, sustainable and independent European research consortia to collect essential clinical, psychological and biological variables for clinical and experimental studies and treatment trials in psychiatry and neurology.

Equally important, the programme provides a highly effective platform from which to assemble large-scale collaborations to compete for European funding.

The success rate in EU applications to date has been striking, leading to a variety of major European projects, totalling tens of millions of euros in grant funding. Several are also supported by ECNP as dissemination partner.

If you would like to know more about the Networks, or would like to join, please find more information here, or contact us.
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Workshop on Clinical Research Methods

Only a few weeks left to apply!

The next ECNP Workshop on Clinical Research Methods will take place on 8-10 November 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.

The workshop introduces junior clinicians (psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, etc.) to research methodology and promotes a critical approach to the scientific literature that is particularly relevant to clinical practice.

This is a unique opportunity for junior colleagues to become familiar with the scientific method, the key to good practice.

If you would like to attend the workshop, you can apply until 1 May 2017.

There is no registration fee and hotel accommodation is provided free of charge by ECNP.

Apply here

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ENP press release

Scientists show cognitive enhancing drugs can improve chess play

The first study to both show and measure the effects of cognitive-enhancing drugs such as modafinil, methylphenidate (best known under the trade name Ritalin), and caffeine, on chess playing is being published in the peer-reviewed ECNP journal European Neuropsychopharmacology.

This shows significant cognitive improvements for modafinil and methylphenidate, and may have influence how these drugs are used off-label in a range of activities.

Read more...

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New PRISM newsletter

We are pleased to share with you the second newsletter from the PRISM (Psychiatric Ratings using Intermediate Stratified Markers) project.

PRISM is a € 16.5 IMI2 project, supported by ECNP, to provide quantitative biological measures to facilitate the discovery and development of new treatments for social and cognitive deficits in Alzheimer’s disease, schizophrenia, and major depression (www.prism-project.eu).

Read the newsletter here...

If you would like to stay informed, please join the PRISM LinkedIn group.


 
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