ECNP Congress

The annual ECNP Congress is Europe’s premier scientific meeting for disease-oriented brain research, annually attracting more than 5,000 psychiatrists, neuroscientists, neurologists and psychologists from around the world. Join us at #ECNP2023!

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.

Why you can't miss it!

ECNP experts invite you to join #ECNP2023

Christiaan Vinkers, Keynote speaker Sheena Josselyn, Aiste Lengvenyte, John Cryan and Eduard Vieta share with us why you should attend the 36th ECNP Congress 2023: a great opportunity to learn the latest advancements in the science and treatment of brain disorders.

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Women’s mood worsens during ‘pill pause’ period of monthly contraceptive pill cycle

''We found that during the pill pause women’s mood worsens and they display similar mental health symptoms to those women display during menstruation when they are not on hormonal contraceptives” says Belinda Angela Pletzer, Austria.

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Download the ECNP 2023 app

With our specially developed ECNP 2023 app, you can browse the complete programme including all the sessions, ePosters, abstracts, find out which session you need to go to, network, watch the sessions, find industry partners and much more (for registered participants only). The app is available for free for Apple and Android.

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Barcelona, here we come!

'With great excitement, I am looking forward to the upcoming 36th ECNP Congress in Barcelona, 7-10 October. The congress programme is outstanding, with a fantastic range of sessions lined up for you, including an inspiring keynote lecture by Sheena Josselyn, and six excellent plenary lectures in the field of applied neuroscience research', says ECNP President Martien Kas.

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Beware of internet scams

Please be aware that there are several commercial registration agencies, entirely independent to ECNP, who create fake and misleading websites and e-mails, offering registration for the ECNP Congress. Some companies also try to actively sell registration by phone. These organisations are not linked to ECNP and are using our name and /or logo without authorisation.

The ECNP President, Martien Kas, will not send e-mails asking for travel arrangements, money transfer, etc.

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John Cryan invites you to join #ECNP2023

In this video, he gives his tips for must-see sessions: the Keynote and Plenary Lectures and the ECNP Inspired Session, which are dedicated to the stories behind the scientists and their science.