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MNS-sponsored IBRO-ARC Neuroscience School

April 15th, 2017 Posted by Past Events No Comment yet
The MNS is sponsoring the IBRO-ARC school that will be held in Cairo, Egypt from May 1-4, 2017. Please visit: http://www1.mans.edu.eg/facmed/ibro/index.html
The second IBRO-ARC advanced neuroscience school in Cairo is a condensed 4-day neurosciences school structured to present the latest advances of pre-clinical and clinical studies. It foresees an intensive day-to-day and face-to-face interactive program on research design and methodologies in neurogenetics, recent advances on genetics of neurological diseases and conditions of the nervous system as well as on translation and implementation strategies for clinical and public health benefits in the African context.

Summerschool Utrecht

April 30th, 2016 Posted by Past Events No Comment yet

August 2016.

This year we are launching an interdisciplinary Summerschool Addiction that will take place from 22 – 26 August 2016 in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The goal of the course is to teach and train master students and PhD students in recent advances in different aspects of addiction, e.g. legal and cultural aspects, prevalence and risk factors, neurobiological mechanisms, relevant animal models, cognitive aspects of addiction, and treatment strategies and challenges in addiction care. Through lectures and workshops by experts from multiple disciplines in addiction research and treatment, this Summerschool will provide young scientists with the knowledge and skills to take a novel approach in addiction research and care.

 

More information regarding the course is available on the attached poster and through this website http://www.utrechtsummerschool.nl/courses/life-sciences/addiction.

 

Kind regards,

 

Heidi Lesscher and Louk Vanderschuren

 

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October 6-9, 2016 – NMDPD 2016

December 8th, 2015 Posted by Past Events No Comment yet

nmdpd2016

11th International Congress on Non-Motor Dysfunctions in Parkinson’s disease and Related Disorders
October 6-9, 2016,
in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
nmdpd2016.kenes.com

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International symposium on stress, addiction, and obesity

December 5th, 2015 Posted by Past Events No Comment yet
Marrakech, Morocco, December 3-5, 2015

It is our pleasure to announce the launch of the international symposium titled Stress, Addiction, and Dietary Behavior:  The Biological and Psychological Nexus that will be held in Marrakech, Morocco, 3-5 December, 2015.  The symposium seeks to highlight latest research addressing the biological, psychological, and behavioral nexus that link stress, addiction, and eating behaviors. The symposium will include keynote presentations and research papers presented within the following themes:

  • Stress psychobiology and appetite regulation
  • Stress psychobiology and food intake
  • Addiction psychobiology and food intake
  • Psychological mechanisms and eating behaviors
  • Reward pathways of addiction and dietary behaviors

The conference is organized by the Université de Marrakech, Faculté de Medicine et Pharmacie, Sultan Moulay Slimane University and Société des Neurosciences, and Société de Neuroendocrinologie in collaboration with Elsevier, the Africa and Middle East Congress on Addiction (AMECA), and the University of Minnesota (US).

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International symposium on stress, addiction, and obesity

 

Mental Wellbeing: Understanding Others

December 4th, 2015 Posted by Past Events No Comment yet
Malta, December 4, 2015

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MALTA BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK

October 22nd, 2015 Posted by Past Events No Comment yet

GDG BAW Program

16-20th March

A global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research organized by the Malta Neuroscience Network.

Further details will be available soon

Meeting of the Société des Neurosciences, NeuroFrance 17-19 May 2017

October 21st, 2015 Posted by Past Events No Comment yet

Bordeaux 17-19 May

 

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2016 National Epilepsy Conference, February 2016

October 18th, 2015 Posted by Past Events No Comment yet
Saturday 13 February, 2016

Living a ‘normal’ life with epilepsy has been chosen to be the theme of this year’s national (more…)

XVI Congress of the Italian Society for Neuroscience

October 11th, 2015 Posted by Past Events No Comment yet
Cagliari, October 8-11, 2015

The MNS was among the Patronages of the XVI Congress for the Italian Society for Neuroscience ( SINS ) that was held in Cagliari on October 8th -11th, 2015, organised by the same Sardinian team that organized the 2015 MNS Meeting in Pula.
During the General Assembly, it was elected the Future President of SINS, Prof. Micaela Morelli, who has been among the first Italian Scientists to join the MNS.

Congratulations to the New President!

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XVI SINS

Ibro-Kemali School in Neuroscience 2015

October 3rd, 2015 Posted by Past Events No Comment yet
Pozzuoli, September 28-October 3, 2015

The 2015 IBRO-Kemali School in Neuroscience was held at the Institute of Biomolecular Chemistry (ICB) under the auspices of the Italian National Research Council (CNR). The School mixed long-held conceptual milestones that provided molecular fundaments for (endo)cannabinoid and synaptic plasticity research with the newest, ground-breaking results in this field. Besides capturing the physiological roles of (endo)cannabinoids in metabolism and synapse development and physiology, the School presented key insights in synaptic plasticity and human brain function/disease states, also in view of the widespread recreational abuse as well as the medicinal use of cannabinoid-based preparations.

Significantly, this topical IBRO-Kemali School featured Lectures from renown investigators also outside the (endo)cannabinoid field, in order to promote interdisciplinary interactions in the collegial atmosphere of the School.

Individual hands-on training and tutorial was offered to the Students in using:

  1. ALLEN BRAIN ATLAS resources for the brain Atlas of the gene expression and brain development.
  2. LEICA super resolution STORM microscopy applied on advanced imaging of cell and brain.
  3. Training in Laboratory’s activity by exploiting the instrumental equipment of the headquarters of the School at the Institute of Biomolecular Chemistry of the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche.

The MNS sponsored two Travel Grants for Young Researchers and the Best Brain Project Award. The MNS Vice-President Liana Fattore (Italy) introduced the Society to the audience on the Opening Ceremony, and together with Prof. Mohamed Najimi (Morocco), member of the MNS Nominating Committee, gave a Lecture to the Students on the following days.

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Ibro Kemali

 

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