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Neuroscience 2016 media registration now open

Cover the world's largest, most influential meeting on the brain

Society for Neuroscience

San Diego becomes the epicenter of neuroscience in November as 30,000 researchers, clinicians, and advocates from around the world gather November 12-16 to explore and share the latest developments in brain research.

At Neuroscience 2016, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, leading experts will cover a host of hot topics in neuroscience including neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, developmental disorders like autism, psychiatric disorders such as depression, innovative technologies, and new treatment approaches to brain disorders. Register today.

What: Neuroscience 2016

When: November 12-16

Where: San Diego Convention Center

Media may register for Neuroscience 2016 at:

Credentialed reporters have access to top neuroscientists, press materials, and special events, providing a rich assortment of spot news and feature possibilities. View SfN's credentialing policies.

Program Highlights:

  • "Global Mental Health and Neuroscience: Challenges and Opportunities"
    Shekhar Saxena of the World Health Organization, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12

  • "Bitten: Understanding and Modulating Mosquito Attraction to Humans"
    Leslie B. Vosshall of Rockefeller University, 8:30-9:40 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 13

  • "Reforming Forensic Science: Some Insights From Research on Vision and Memory"
    Thomas D. Albright of Salk Institute for Biological Studies, 10-11:10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14

  • "Art, Music, and the Brain: How the Arts Influence Us from Youth to Maturity"
    a discussion forum with neuroscience experts, 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15

  • "Neurobiology of the Adolescent and Young Adult Brain Reveals Unique Strengths and Vulnerabilities: Debunking Myths"
    Frances Jensen of the University of Pennsylvania, 5:15 p.m.-6:25 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15

  • "Capturing Immune Responses to Understand and Treat Neurodegenerative Disease"
    Eliezer Masliah of the University of California, San Diego, 1-2:10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16


The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is an organization of nearly 38,000 basic scientists and clinicians who study the brain and nervous system.

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