Transfaculty Research Platform Molecular and Cognitive Neurosciences (MCN)

The Transfaculty Research Platform Molecular and Cognitive Neurosciences (MCN) has the distinction of being the first transfaculty endeavour of the University of Basel and has developed into a thriving hub for neuroscience-oriented psychological and psychiatric research. MCN focuses on the molecular, neurobiological and neural underpinnings of human emotional and cognitive processes and the development of novel treatment options for neuropsychiatric disorders.

MCN is affiliated with the Faculty of Psychology and with the Psychiatric University Clinics of the Medical Faculty. Members of MCN have backgrounds in various disciplines, including psychology, psychiatry, biology and mathematics.