Welcome to the IMAGEN Study
IMAGEN is a European research project examining how biological, psychological, and environmental factors during adolescence may influence brain development and mental health. Using brain imaging and genetics, the project will help develop prevention strategies and improved therapies for mental health disorders in the future.
The project has been initially funded by the European Commission, and has subsequently received funding from various agencies including the European Research Council (ERC), Medical Research Council (MRC), National Institute for Health Research UK (NIHR), Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet), German Federal Ministry of Research & Education (BMBF), National Institute for Health Research US (NIHR) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). The IMAGEN project spans 8 sites across 4 EU countries; UK, Germany, France and Ireland.