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‘Mind the Gap’ Newsletter

01 August 2014

01 August, 2014 in Neuroscience News MQ exists to plug major long standing gaps that exist in mental health – raising funds and investing in research to improve treatments, understand causes and help prevent the impact of mental illness. We are focussing on three main areas of work at present. Running a national consultation, putting [...] Read More

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Art of Neuroscience Competition

10 January 2014

10 January, 2014 in Neuroscience News Register for the Art of Neuroscience competition. Two prices will be awarded each in the amount of 500€. One in the category best image, and one in the category best movie submission. The fourth annual edition of the Art of Neuroscience competition is now open to submissions from neuroscientists [...] Read More

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Horizon 2020: Database of independent experts

10 December 2013

10 December, 2013 in Neuroscience News The call is addressed to individuals for the establishment of a database of prospective independent experts to assist Commission services with tasks in connection with Horizon 2020 — the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) Information on the modalities and how to apply as a prospective expert for [...] Read More

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Call for applications: Boehringer

14 May 2013

14 May, 2013 in Neuroscience News Call for applications: Boehringer Ingelheim FENS Research Award 2014 This award is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim and is announced by the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS). It is given in recognition of outstanding and innovative scientific contributions in any area of neuroscience research. The prize money is 25.000 [...] Read More

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Join “The smile of the mind”

14 May 2013

14 May, 2013 in Neuroscience News Join "The smile of the mind" exhibition on a history of Neuroscience by artistic caricature in Pavia, Italy, at the Campus Bio-medico Santa Caterina: 16th May to 6th June 2013 The exhibition examines the historical development of Neuroscience and is divided in three sections. While the first part is [...] Read More

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Apply now for ‘The Neurobiology of Action’

30 April 2013

30 April, 2013 in Neuroscience News Apply now for 'The Neurobiology of Action' conference: 20-24 October 2013, Hotel La Palma, Stresa, Italy Chaired by Sten Grillner, Karolinska Institute and Ann Graybiel, MIT, Cambridge, this ESF-FENS conference is will bring together outstanding researchers in key, broadly defined areas of contemporary neuroscience to discuss current concepts and [...] Read More

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Cost of disorders of the brain in Europe 2010

01 December 2010

01 December, 2010 in Neuroscience News Background: The spectrum of disorders of the brain is large, covering hundreds of disorders that are listed in either the mental or neurological disorder chapters of the established international diagnostic classification systems. These disorders have a high prevalence as well as short- and long-term impairments and disabilities. Therefore they [...] Read More

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Consensus Document on European Brain Research 2006

01 August 2006

01 August, 2006 in Neuroscience News The document highlights how brain disease, psychiatric and neurologic disease combined, represents a considerable social and economic burden in Europe. Consensus Document on European Brain ResearchOlesen J, Baker M, Freund T, Di Luca M, Mendlewicz J, Ragan I and Westphal MJ Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2006;77:i1-i49August 2006 Abstract  Brain disease psychiatric and neurologic [...] Read More

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Costs of Disorders of the Brain in Europe 2005

01 June 2005

01 June, 2005 in Neuroscience News The human brain is not only the site of our personality, thoughts, feelings and other human characteristics; it is also the seat of many chronic disabling diseases. Costs of Disorders of the Brain in EuropeAndlin-Sobocki P, Jönsson B, Wittchen HU, Olesen J.Eur J Neurol. 2005 Jun;12 Suppl 1:1-27.June 2005   Abstract The human [...] Read More