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 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.

Congress Venue

The 32nd ECNP Congress will take place on 7-10 September 2019 at:

Bella Center Copenhagen
Center Boulevard 5
2300 Copenhagen

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ECNP appoints new chair SPC

We are glad to announce Andreas Reif as the new chair of the Scientific Programme Committee of the 32nd, 33rd and 34th ECNP Congresses. Andreas heads the department of Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy at University Hospital Frankfurt, Germany. He holds several positions within the ECNP and also had a long and successful career at our organisation.

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ECNP in depth with Florence Thibaut  

Florence Thibaut is a psychiatrist and endocrinologist, currently professor of psychiatry at the University Hospital Cochin-Tarnier of Paris-Descartes University (France). Her research interests are varied and include addiction, schizophrenia genetics, and paraphilia. In an interview with ECNP, she shared some insights into her career choices as well as her ongoing research work.

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Article in EU Journal Open Access Government

In this article, published in the EU journal Open Access Government, ECNP executive director Alex Schubert gives an overview of some of the ways in which ECNP-related initiatives – including PRISM, Eat2beNICE and the Neuroscience-based Nomenclature – are pushing the frontiers of brain research and opening up new treatment horizons for those suffering from disorders of the brain.

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INdustry Opportunities 

Companies that are looking for a scientifically driven engagement to the participants of the 32nd ECNP Congress have a range of opportunities from exhibition to industry sessions

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