News and Events

2nd official Society for Interdisciplinary Placebo Studies (SIPS) conference on placebo studies, Leiden 2019

From July 7 to 9, 2019 July 7-9 the 2nd official Society for Interdisciplinary Placebo Studies (SIPS) conference on placebo studies was held in the beautiful historical city center of Leiden, the Netherlands. The keynote talks were given by of Luana Colloca, Tor Wager, Jet Bussemaker, Ionica Smeets, and Irving Kirsch. 

What is the SIPS conference?

The SIPS conference is devoted to medical, psychological, and neurobiological research on placebo effects, and will also address ethical dilemmas and treatment options. The conference will offer researchers and clinicians interested in placebo effects the opportunity to meet each other, learn about the latest research findings, and present their work. Both junior and senior researchers are given the chance to present their work either orally or as a poster.

For more information, visit our conference website >

We would love to see you all at the next conference!

And check this link (in Dutch) for the social event that was held on July 6th at Rijksmuseum Boerhaave.


Back to our news and events archive