Articles, brochures and EU News

Find out what scientific journals such as THE LANCET or OPEN SCIENCE write about neuroscience and the work of the ERA-NET NEURON brain research network.
You also find brochures about NEURON and news from European Commission’s Research Information Centre below on this website.


“Neurological burden and European invest: a disconnect”

published in: The Lancet Neurology, February 2021, Volume 20

“Adolescent mental health: reasons to be cheerful”

The Editorial adressed the NEURON May 2017 symposium on mental health

published in: The Lancet Psychiatry, July 2017, Volume 4, article in English

“How to reinforce interaction between scientists, clinicians and society in the field of brain research.”

published in: Open Science, June 2016

“ERA-NET NEURON: a network with emergent properties”

The Editorial explains and illustrates the aims and achievements of the NEURON network

published in: The Lancet Neurology, March 2016, Volume 15 , Issue 3 , 231, article in English

“New Visions for Partial Blindness”

Ground-breaking research from NEURON ERANET

“Make ends meet: celebrating 10 years of funding organizations co-operation”

This article reports on the September 2013 NEURON symposium on Cerebrovascular Disorders and the NEURON 10 years anniversary.

published in: GLOBAL SCIENTIA, 5, 2014, p. 18-22, article in English


Within the EUROPEAN MONTH OF THE BRAIN in May 2013 NEURON organised a symposium on ‘NEURODEVELOPMENT AND RELATED DISORDERS’. In the recent Global Scientia issue the conference is summarized.

published in: GLOBAL SCIENTIA, 4, 2013, p. 28-31, article in English

Final Symposium: “Era-Net Neuron –Cutting (technological) edges”

In this article the recent symposium on development and advancement in methods and technologies and other NEURON key activities are reported. The symposium gathered a number of researchers funded by the ERA-NET and provided an excellent view on the technological progresses in the field of disease-related neurosciences.

published in: GLOBAL SCIENTIA, 3, 2013, p. 16-19, article in English

“Young Scientists in ERA-Net Neuron joint call 2009”

The ERA-NET NEURON performed a monitoring study to explore the position of young scientists in the 2009 ERA-Net NEURON joint transnational call “Technology Development”. Based on the study, no indication of a bias toward older researchers was observed. This indicates the transnational funding scheme from ERA-NET NEURON is a relevant source of funding for young researchers at the early stages of their careers.

“NEURON – advanced Origami of Joint Transnational Calls”

An Interview with PD Dr. M. Dorlöchter and an article “NEURON – advanced Origami of Joint Transnational Calls”, by PD Dr. Hella Lichtenberg, Dr. Petra Lüers and PD Dr. M. Dorlöchter

published in: 2012 in GLOBAL SCIENTIA, Issue 2

“NEURON: Ein Netzwerk europäischer Forschungsförderer”

Article by the NEURON coordinator, PD Dr. M. Dorlöchter and PD Dr. Hella Lichtenberg

published in: Neuroforum, 04/2007, p. 137-139, article in German

“NEURON – a network of European funding organizations”

Article by the NEURON coordinator, PD Dr. M. Dorlöchter and PD Dr. Hella Lichtenberg

published in: Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2005 March; 1(1): 87–88, article in English


“ERA-NET NEURON Pan-European Neuroscience Research”

Brochure published by ERA-NET NEURON in 2018

News on ERA-NET NEURON released by the European Commission’s Research Information Centre:

“European Union research policy and funding for Alzheimer disease”

The European Commission, Research Directorate General has published a commentory in Nature Medicine (2006) including remarks on NEURON.

published 01 July 2006 in