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About Chinese Neuroscience Society (CNS) and CNS Conference
The Chinese Neuroscience Society (CNS) was founded in 1995 in Shanghai. CNS is a nonprofit learned society for neuroscientists from universities, research institutions and hospitals. Currently it has more than 6,000 members distributed all over the world, mostly in China.

Our mission is to advance the understanding of the brain and nervous system by promoting communications among scientists working at all levels of biological organization, and by encouraging translational research and by applying new scientific knowledge to improve disease treatment and to develop cures; to foster professional development, to provide public information and general education about the significance and implications of the latest neuroscience discoveries; and to inform policymakers about new scientific knowledge and recent developments in neuroscience research and their implications for public policy, and societal benefit.

CNS Biennial Conference is the largest national neuroscience meeting in China. It provides a forum for Chinese neuroscientists worldwide to present and discuss research in all areas of neurosciences. The mission of CNS Biennial Conference is to promote interactions, collaborations, and friendship among Chinese neuroscientists worldwide and to promote neuroscience research in China.The first CNS Biennial Conference was held in Shanghai in 1995. The 10th CNS Biennial Conference was held in Beijing in 2013 and the attendance reached 1,800.

Previous Conference
Year Location Attendance
2013 Beijing 1800
2011 Zhengzhou, Henan 1487
2009 Guangzhou, Guangdong 1214
2007 Hangzhou, Zhejiang 1032
2005 Chongqing 891
2003 Qingdao, Shandong 534
2001 Hongkong
1999 Beijing
1997 Xian,Shanxi
1995 Shanghai