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Welcome to the GENCODYS website

GENCODYS is a research consortium dedicated to discover the functions and dysfunctions of the brain. With this knowledge we will work on developing possible cures and patient information. The consortium is funded by the European Union under the 7th framework program (Health- 241995). The consortium counts 16 members, 13 academic research groups, 2 SMEs and a patient network organization. Most consortium members are from European member states (namely Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain and The Netherlands) but there are two non-European members (namely Iran and Pakistan).


You are very welcome to explore this website to see what we are doing. For further questions see the “Contact us” item in the index. Patients with Cognitive Disorders (brain dysfunctions or mental disorders) or family and friends of these patients are advised to contact our patient organization member with possible questions (EGAN; or email to:


The project officially started on May 1st 2010 and will run for 5 years.



Consortium in ROME


News & Events


Molecular Psychiatry paper 2015



2nd International Gencodys Conference

27-29 April 2015, Crete, Greece

"Integrative Networks in Intellectual Disabilities"

Successfully passed!Upcoming Gencodys Conference 2015


Reports of Patient Representatives Meetings:

Berlin, 1 nov 2014

Milan, 1 June  2014.



 International Conference April 2013 Successfully passed! Conference book 2013



Paper in AJHG 2014 about DEAF1



Announcement paper in Trends Genetics 2014



Announcement Nature Genetics Paper April 2013



Link to Nature Neuroscience Paper 2012



Link to New Engl J Med Paper 2012



Link te Annual Rev Genet Paper 2011



Link to Nature Paper 2011



Events passed: 


  1. Patient Representative Meeting at Eurodis Meeting, 28 May 2015, Spain
  2. 2nd International GENCODYS Conference, 27-29 April 2015, Crete, Greece  
  3. Executive Board Meeting, 26 Nov 2014Schiphol, Amsterdam
  4. Patient Representative Meeting (together with ACHSE), 1 Nov 2014, Berlin
  5. 4th Annual Consortium Meeting, 31 March - 2 April 2014, IMP, Vienna
  6. Executive Board Meeting, 27 Nov 2014Schiphol, Amsterdam
  7. 3rd Annual Consortium Meeting, 18 April 2013, Paphos, Cyprus
  8. GENCODYS International Conference, 14-17 April 2013, Paphos, Cyprus
  9. Workshop WP3/ WP4,    5 & 6 Feb 2013, UEDIN, Edinburgh
  10. Executive Board Meeting, 16 Nov 2012 
  11. 2nd Annual Consortium Meeting, 17-19 April 2012, Hotel Mercure Centre, Bordeaux
  12. WP1 - Euro-MRX meeting 16 April 2012, Bordeaux
  13. Executive Board Meeting 25 November 2011
  14. 1st Annual Consortium Meeting, 20 and 21 April 2011. ROME
  15. WP1 meeting 19 April in Rome
  16. Workshop WP1-WP4, 7-8 Feb 2011, Strasbourg


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