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Brain Awareness Week 2022 in Greece

NPO Obrela Neuroscience and Mental Health, Hellenic Healthy Cities Network

Event Date + Time:
March 14, 2022 @ 9:00 am - March 20, 2022 @ 7:00 pm

Event Location:
Athens, Greece


About This Event

Event Description:

The following description is part of the event’s announcement (3rd page):

Brain Awareness Week is a global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. It unites the efforts of partner organizations from around the world in a week-long celebration of the brain every year in mid-March. It was founded by the Dana Alliance for Brain, with the strategic partners Society for Neuroscience, Federation of European Neuroscience Societies, and International Brain Research Organization. There is always support from leading universities, neuroscience schools, neuroscience publishers, national neuroscience societies, as well as non-profit organizations.

Brain Development, Brain Functions, Cognition, Memory, Motion, Mind, Senses, Emotions, Communication, Plasticity, Mental Health, Neurological diseases, Neuroimagine, Adolescence, Dementia, Psychosis, Depression, Addictions, Aggressivity, Therapies, Nutrition, Sexuality, Sports, Artificial Intelligent
Exhibitions, key lectures, panel discussions, neuroscience lab tours, art exhibitions, information kiosks, interviews with experts, sport events, awareness and exhibition on nutrition, medical devices and telemedicine exhibition, lessons for school students. Also, exhibitions of brain art, painting, musical events, photography and video competition.
Social media campaign, radio and television spots, kiosks in community center, or shopping mall, Lab tours for Brain Awareness Week March 14-20, 2022 the general public to educate and excite them about the research being done within their community, Books, videos, movies and reference material about the brain, Video walls, Virtual Reality, Medical Diagnostic & Therapeutic Devices, Neuroimagine, Telemedicine, Interviews with researchers from organizations or institutions, Series of lectures about the brain, Painting, Photography and Video exhibition, Annual Conference, For the students: lectures, demonstrations, hands-on activities, and experiments about brain structure, function, and diseases and disorders, and finally, Volunteers to raise awareness about brain function and fitness, brain diseases and disorders.
On behalf of the Scientific Committee:
Christina Dalla , PhD, Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Neuropsychopharmacology group, Medical School, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, President-elect of the Mediterranean Neuroscience Society, Member of the Board of Directors European Brain Foundation, President of the Hellenic Brain Council On behalf of the Organizing Committee:
Maria Aidini , MA Psychologist, General Manager of the WHO-Hellenic Healthy Cities Network, (
Orestis Giotakos , MD, MSc, PhD, Psychiatrist, founder of the npo obrela – Neuroscience & Mental Health (, editor of the Journal Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience & Mental Health (, and director of the campaign I care for my brain (

Type(s) of Event:

Exhibit, Lab Tour, Lecture/Briefing, Online/Virtual, Other

Other Type(s) of Event

Hybrid Event, Interviews, Neuroimagine, Telemedicine, Brain Art, Painting, Music Events, Photography, Video Competition

Required Registration?


Organizer's Details

Organizing Institution(s):

NPO Obrela Neuroscience and Mental Health, Hellenic Healthy Cities Network

Sponsoring Institution(s):
I Care for my Brain, Hellenic Nutritionists Society, EPIONI Greek Carers Network, Hellenic Neuropsychological Society, Greek College of General Practitioners, Hellenic Association of Sexology and Sexual Relationships, Association for Regional Development and Mental Healthcare, SONORA Organisation for Music Therapy Research, Athens Coaching Institute, Apostoli NGO, Attica Region, Hellenic Brain Council, PsychologyNowGR, Technature
Contact Information:

Name: Konstantinos Bilirakis

Phone: 00302108067888 (direct 25)



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