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, neurologists and psychologists from around the world.

ECNP offers special rates for junior scientists, non-MDs (basic scientists), ECNP members and for residents of a country with a developing economy (CDE).
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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.
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. 


Download now: the ECNP app!

Do you already have our ECNP app on your device? This app is already full of information about the 29th ECNP Congress! And more will be added on the go... The app is available for free download on Apple and Android devices. Search for ECNP in your app store, or scan the QR code on the left.

Abstracts 29th ECNP Congress available!

This year, we will have more than 1,100 abstracts presented at the 29th ECNP Congress. You can already take a sneak preview in our online programme or in the ECNP app, where the abstracts are available.

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‘Brain food’ - the neurobiology of appetite and addiction - interview with Suzanne Dickson

The next in our series of 'in depth' interviews, with key people in the field, looking at their work and what it says about the future of applied neuroscience. Suzanne Dickson is Professor of Physiology and Neuroendocrinology at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. A leading figure in the neurobiology of appetite, her work has particular focus on how food intake and feeding behaviour is controlled. Much of her emphasis is on the effect of endocrine and metabolic signals, chiefly ghrelin – a gastrointestinal hormone recognised as having a major influence on energy balance.

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General Assembly of ECNP members taking place in Vienna

The next General Assembly will take place during the 29th ECNP Congress on Monday 19 September (12.15 hours) at the Austria Center Vienna.

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We offer several activities that are exclusively for junior scientists: Career development sessions, the Science-on-the-rocks that is taking place at a location in the city centre of Vienna and much more...

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Why the ECNP Congress?

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