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Discover The Brain Prize 2023 Winners: Pioneering work on molecular mechanisms of brain development and plasticity awarded with the world’s top prize in neuroscience

23 March 2023

The Lundbeck Foundation has announced the recipients of The Brain Prize 2023, the world’s largest award for outstanding contributions to neuroscience. This year’s award recognises the pioneering work of three leading neuroscientists - Professor Michael Greenberg at Harvard Medical School, Professor Christine Holt at University of Cambridge, and Professor Erin Schuman at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research. [...] Read More

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The European Brain Council Launches Statement on Animal Research

16 March 2023

In the EU, it is estimated that 179 million Europeans are living with brain conditions, mental and neurological alike. The annual cost of all brain disorders is over EUR 800 billion per year. A recent European Citizens’ Initiative, ‘Save cruelty free cosmetics – Commit to… Read More

FENS Voices | If you can see it, then you can be it

03 March 2023

As a new section editor for the European Journal of Neuroscience (EJN), the official journal of FENS, Dr Kimberlei Richardson (US) plays a critical role in supporting the neuroscience community in disseminating rigorous, peer-reviewed discovery research on the brain and central nervous system. Read the full interview below. [...] Read More

Call for symposia and technical workshops is now open!

22 February 2023

The Federation of European Neuroscience Society (FENS) and the Host Societies, the Austrian Neuroscience Association (ANA) and the Hungarian Neuroscience Society (MITT), invite you to submit your proposals for symposia and technical workshops for the FENS Forum 2024. [...] Read More

FENS Voices | Havva Demir: Neuroscience heals

17 February 2023

FENS had the pleasure of talking to Havva Demir, a FENS member based in Turkey, who first studied Dentistry at Yeditepe University. After working as a dentist for a while, she decided to pursue a PhD in Neuroscience, researching better treatment options for trigeminal neuralgia patients through animal studies. [...] Read More