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 our 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

Join an ECNP Network!

ECNP Networks bring together researchers with different expertise across Europe to foster successful collaboration and sharing of ideas, discoveries and practices in translational neuroscience. The overarching aim of ECNP Networks is to facilitate the collection of essential biological, clinical and therapeutic data in a standardised way to guarantee their robustness, reproducibility and translatability.

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NEWS

Beware of fake and misleading websites and e-mails

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

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Meet our keynote speaker: Karl Deisseroth, USA

One of the leading neuroscientists in the world today, Karl Deisseroth is the D. H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. He will talk about 'Linking circuit dynamics with molecular datastreams at cellular-resolution across the vertebrate brain'.

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Supporting EU Proposals

ECNP is uniquely placed to effectively communicate and disseminate the result and impact of a European research project, which is a critical proposal evaluation criterion. We currently support three major new pan-European research enterprises with high-impact dissemination.

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Why the ECNP Congress?

"...an annual congress attended by 4,000-6,000 people who come with extremely heterogeneous backgrounds...and we're here together for 3-4 days sharing our experiences, sharing the results of our studies, networking and mingling..."

ECNP President Celso Arango tells us how he became a child psychiatrist and shares his vision on ECNP and the annual ECNP Congress.