For a list of FAONS member societies and contact details, please go to the About FAONS page.


Member Societies

Adhi Wibowo Nurhidayat, MD, MPH

Indonesia Neuroscience Institute, Jakarta, Indonesia


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FAONS Treasurer

Prof. Tadashi Isa


FAONS Secretary

Prof. Sung-Oh Huh


Past President

Dr. Sung-Jin Jeong

FAONS President


Latest News

Hong Kong Victoria Harbour
Orangizing Committee Members

Hosted by the Hong Kong Society of Neurosciences, the School will be based in the School of Biomedical Sciences at the Chinese University of Hong Kong on July 2 - 14, 2017. Application deadline is April 1, 2017.  Click here for more details.

It is our pleasure to have Mongolian Neuroscience Society (MNS) joining FAONS as one of the member societies. MNS is an academic non-profit organization, founded in 2014 in Ulaanbaatar, which is aimed to develop neuroscience in Mongolia and represents this field of science in abroad.


The purpose of the Federation is to promote the advancement of neuroscience research and education in the Asian Oceanian regions, which include Asian countries, Australia, New Zealand and Islands in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. The Federation shall aim also at contributing to the advancement of neuroscience worldwide.

The FAONS Congress and FAONS Symposium are typically organised on an alternating 2 year cycle by representatives from a Neuroscience Society that is a member of FAONS.

The position of FAONS President on the FAONS Council is assumed by the President of the Neuroscience Society that is hosting either the Congress or the Symposium.


Joint meeting of the 4th Federation of Asian-Oceanian Neuroscience Societies (FAONS) Symposium and the 27th  Malaysian Society of Neurosciences (MSN) & the 17th Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM)

in conjunction with Paediatric Neurology Update 2017.

Download our flyer here.

FAONS President: Adhi Wibowo Nurhidayat, MD, MPH (Indonesia Neuroscience Institute, Indonesia)

FAONS Treasurer: Prof. Tadashi Isa (Graduate School of Medicine & Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan)

FAONS Secretary: Dr. Sung-Jin Jeong (Korea Brain Research Institute, South Korea)

South Korea

We are pleased to announce that The 10th IBRO World Congress, jointly organized by IBRO, FAONS and Korea Brain Research Institute will be held the first time in 24 years in Asia (Daegu, South Korea) from 21-25 September 2019.  Click here for more details.

Council meeting in October 2017

We are happy to announce new members of the FAONS Executive Committee as follows:


Click here to visit the official IBRO 2019 website

IBRO 2019

ALBA-FKNE-YIBRO Diversity Grants for the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum

The ALBA Network, the FENS Kavli Network of Excellence (FKNE), Young IBRO (YIBRO) in partnership with FENSIBRO, the Federación Latinoamericana de Neurociencias y el Caribe (FALAN), the Federation of Asian-Oceanian Neuroscience Societies (FAONS), and the Society of Neuroscientists of Africa (SONA), are offering diversity access grants to the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum. The grants correspond to waived registration to the FENS Forum 2020 for scientists from countries classified as low, low-middle and upper-middle income economies by the World Bank country classification (see full list here).


This call is open to all members of FALAN, FAONS and SONA (i.e., members of the associated member societies) but applications from scientists in other eligible countries are also encouraged. While priority in the selection shall be given to early career scientists (MSc, PhD students, Postdocs), the call is open to all eligible scientists.


Eligible criteria:

If you are eligible and wish to apply for a grant, please fill in this online form:


Deadline: 14 June 2020 (23:59 CEST).


Please note:

  • Abstract submission and poster presentation are not included in the grants.
  • Selected scientists should not register individually to the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum. They will be provided support for their registration by the FENS Forum administration after the results are announced.