Support INS

Since the society was founded in 2006, membership has grown to over 300 individuals from 25 countries. The annual meetings each year are held with distinguished speakers on a range of topics from psychopharmacology and global mental health to neuroscience in the courts. In the last few years, the INS presented over $20,000 in travel stipends to deserving students while developing exciting new opportunities for trainee leadership.

Keeping up our membership numbers and overall financial support is vital to the organization he greater our numbers, the greater our effectiveness. We encourage you to support the organization through:


The Dana Foundation



  • Gladys Maestre


  • Jennifer Chandler
  • Alexandre Erler
  • James and Elisabeth Ewing
  • Nita Farahany
  • Joseph J. Fins
  • Mark Frankel
  • Hank Greely
  • Johann Hippensteele
  • Steven Hyman
  • Marcello Ienca
  • Tom Insel
  • Philipp Kellmeyer
  • Denis Larrivee
  • Debra JH Mathews
  • Helen Mayberg
  • Karen Rommelfanger
  • Jiwon Shim
  • Michael Traynor
  • Anonymous (multiple)

Annual Meeting

The following organizations and individuals provided essential support for the 2018 INS Annual Meeting, held November 1 and 2, 2018, in San Diego, CA.

  • Janssen Neuroscience
  • Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at Broad Institute
  • The Kavli Foundation
  • Taylor & Francis
  • Nielsen Consumer Neuroscience
  • The Center for Ethics in Science and Technology
Stipend Contributors
  • International Brain Research Organization
  • Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal
  • International Neuroethics Society
  • Neuroethics Canada
  • Dr. Michael Patterson
  • Mark Frankel
  • Anonymous
Prize Donors
  • Elsevier
  • Oxford University Press
  • Springer
Additional Supporters
  • Duke Science & Society
  • IEEE Brain Initiative
  • Penn Center for Neuroscience & Society


The International Neuroethics Society (INS) is a professional society organized to encourage and inspire research and dialogue on the responsible use of advances in brain science. INS welcomes funding and in-kind support to advance our mission.

The INS will publicly acknowledge all support—financial and in-kind—on our website and in publications or programs, whenever appropriate. Receipt of support does not imply INS's endorsement of the donor or its products, services, or policies. In compliance with IRS regulations, no goods or services were received in return for donations. The International Neuroethics Society confirms its 501(c)(3) nonprofit status under FEIN number 20-5230980.