Organizing Committee

Dimitra Mangoura, MD, PhD, Chair

Kostas Vekrellis, PhD, co-chair

Spyros Georgopoulos, PhD

Panos Politis, PhD

We are pleased to announce that the First of the ESN-ISN Advanced School series will take place in Athens, Greece, under the auspice of the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens on September 19-26, 2021.


Entitled “From Neurodegeneration to Neural Carcinogenesis: Mechanisms and Common Biologies”, this ESN-ISN School will bring together 24 young scientists (PhD students and postdocs, competitively chosen for their academic performance) from European and neighboring countries with distinguished faculty to explore the mechanisms of the common functional pathways in neurodegeneration and cancer, which apparently show an intriguing and intricate interrelation with both positive and inverse comorbidities.


For one week, attendees, who will receive full support for travel and all incurred expenses during the School term, will take part in advanced scientific lectures (22), discussions, poster presentations, and will have the opportunity to choose from 14 different state-of-the-art, hands-on laboratory modules, according to their own interests.


The Organizing Committee invites applications from June 10 to July 10, 2021