Society for Neuroscience News

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is a professional organization established in 1969 that serves as a global, nonprofit membership organization for scientists and physicians specializing in the study of the brain and nervous system. It is one of the largest organizations of its kind, with over 36,000 members from more than 95 countries. The primary mission of SfN is to advance the understanding of the brain and the nervous system by bringing together researchers through its annual meetings, which are some of the largest neuroscience conferences in the world. The organization also publishes several key scientific journals, including the “Journal of Neuroscience,” and engages in advocacy, educational, and public awareness activities that promote the importance and progress of brain research.