ECNP Congress

The annual ECNP Congress is Europe’s premier scientific meeting for disease-oriented brain research, attracting neuroscientists, psychiatrists, neurologists and psychologists from around the world.


Are you the Assistant Project Manager Communications that we are looking for?

ECNP is currently seeking a communications specialist to help to co-ordinate its communications activities. The ideal candidate will have at least two years’ experience in communications, and be a native English speaker or very comfortable in English. He/she will be able to work in a small, highly integrated and internationally oriented team, be self-directed and deadline oriented.

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The ECNP Congress in thirty seconds...

The annual ECNP Congress is a yearly 'professional highlight' for many people from across the globe. Neuroscientists, psychiatrists, neurologists and psychologists come together to meet colleagues, extend their knowledge and network. Watch the video to get an impression of the 'daily life' at an ECNP Congress.

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ECNP in depth with Hanna van den Munkhof - Unlocking the potential of brexpiprazole

Junior scientist Hanna van den Munkhof presented at the 29th ECNP Congress in 2016 on the novel antipsychotic brexpiprazole. Her findings showed that brexpiprazole reverses a disruption of thalamocortical function induced by phencyclidine, which is used as a pharmacological model of schizophrenia. Van den Munkhof spoke to ECNP to describe her work and life as a junior scientist.

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Why the ECNP Congress?

" 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.