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DANA/FENS funded Brain Awareness Week Projects – Final Report 2007

07 June 2007

07 June, 2007 in FENS News DANA/FENS - Final Report 2007 The final report from the 31 DANA/FENS funded Brain Awareness Week Projects is now available on the FENS website. In 2007, the directors of the Dana Foundation again approved a grant to FENS. This money together with an additional allowance from FENS, enabled FENS [...] Read More

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FENS Forum in Geneva 2008

06 June 2007

06 June, 2007 in FENS News FENS welcomes satellite events for the next FENS Forum in Geneva 2008 If you wish to organise and announce a satellite meeting, please forward us your request at fensforum@bordeaux.inserm.fr, before October 31, 2007, including: - title - venue - dates and time - names of the speakers and tentative [...] Read More

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FENS travel grants for IBRO Meeting in Melbourne awarded

18 January 2007

18 January, 2007 in FENS News FENS travel grants for IBRO Meeting in Melbourne awarded FENS awarded 10 travel grants for the participation in the IBRO World Congress of Neuroscience (July 12 – 17, 2007) in Melbourne/Australia The following applicants were successful: Baumgärtel, Karsten (Switzerland) Bouhy, Delphine (Belgium) Collignon, Oliver (Canada) Cosgrave, Anna Siobhan (United [...] Read More

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FENS Forum 2010 in Amsterdam

14 December 2006

14 December, 2006 in FENS News FENS Forum 2010 in Amsterdam At the FENS Governing Council Meeting on December 9/10, 2006 in Edinburgh the site for the FENS Forum 2010 was chosen. The Forum 2010 will be held in Amsterdam (Netherlands) from July 3 to 7, 2010. The Chair of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) [...] Read More

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Biological Pattern Generation: The Cellular and Computational Logic of Networks in Motion

07 December 2006

07 December, 2006 in FENS News Sten Grillner has recently published a paper addressing the circuit doctrine: the logic of the core units of neuronal circuitry that control animal behavior.   Biological Pattern Generation: The Cellular and Computational Logic of Networks in MotionGrillner SNeuron, Volume 52, Issue 5, p751–766, 7 December 2006  In 1900, Ramón y Cajal [...] Read More

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EJN full archive now available online: 1989 ? present

07 November 2006

07 November, 2006 in FENS News EJN full archive now available online: 1989 ? present Did you know that every issue of EJN is now available to access online at Blackwell Synergy, from volume 1, issue 1 (January 1989)? As a member of a FENS-affiliated society you are entitled to free full access to every [...] Read More

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Consensus Document on European Brain Research

06 November 2006

06 November, 2006 in FENS News Consensus Document on European Brain Research The Past President Tamas Freund and the past Secretary-General Monica Di Luca are co-authors of the "Consensus Document on European Brain Research". This document is now published as a supplement to the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery , and Psychiatry (August 2006, Vol. 77). [...] Read More

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IBROs Science Advisory Programme

11 September 2006

11 September, 2006 in FENS News IBROs Science Advisory Programme The International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) is pleased to announce its Science Advisory Programme (ISAP), which provides expert advisory boards to review neuroscience institutions around the world. Recognizing that informed peer review is one of the most effective systems for setting standards of excellence in [...] Read More

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New FENS Officers took office in Vienna

11 August 2006

11 August, 2006 in FENS News New FENS Officers took office in Vienna During the FENS Forum in Vienna the new FENS President Richard Morris (UK) took office for the period of 2006 – 2008. Tamas Freund (Hungary) stepped down, but will serve FENS for a period of another two years as Past President. Helmut [...] 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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PENS Schools Programme in Neuroscience 2006 ?

27 March 2006

27 March, 2006 in FENS News PENS Schools Programme in Neuroscience 2006 ? Four schools announced PENS, the Programme of European Neuroscience Schools, is a joint collaboration between FENS and IBRO. This programme is aimed to train students and young investigators throughout Europe. PENS announces four schools in 2006: Arcachon, France, August 7- September 1, [...] 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

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FENS FORUM 2008 in Geneva

14 January 2005

14 January, 2005 in FENS News FENS FORUM 2008 in Geneva The last FENS Full Council voted for the Venue for the next 2008 FENS Forum. Three sites (Geneva, Milano and Prague) had applied to organize the meeting in 2008. After voting Geneva was awarded to be the organizer. The FENS FORUM 2008 will be [...] Read More

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EBC represents neurosciences in Brussels

14 January 2005

14 January, 2005 in FENS News EBC represents neurosciences in Brussels The European Brain Council (EBC) unites neurologists, psychiatrists, neurosurgeons, basic neuroscientists, patient organizations and industrial research in one umbrella organization. The EBC has a unique structure bringing together a host of European organisations with a specific interest in the brain. Members include pan-European bodies [...] Read More