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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ECNP vacancy: Junior project manager operations

Looking for a purposeful job to showcase your administrative skills and make a difference? Are you independent, meticulous, proactive, fluent in English, and based in the Utrecht area? ECNP wants you!

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Less is more – a differentiated approach to antipsychotic medication in Soteria

Join Martin Voss’s talk on 1 July at 16.30 CEST. The lecture covers the Soteria concept's origins and development, using Soteria Berlin at Charité and St. Hedwig Hospitals as examples of its integration into standard psychiatric care.

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ECNP members: invitation to the ACNP Annual Meeting 2024

ECNP is able to designate six members to attend the 63rd ACNP Annual Meeting, held from December 8-11, 2024, in Phoenix, Arizona, with virtual participation available via the ACNP Virtual Meeting Platform.

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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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Pioneering pathways in psychiatry: the intersection between immunology and psychiatry

Marion Leboyer, France, discusses with Aiste Lengvenyte, France, her initial studies into autism genetics, and the current work on the intersection of immunology and psychiatry, offering insight into the evolution and future of the discipline.