Brain Awareness Week – Annual Distinguished Neuroethics Lecture


The lights are off; is anyone home? The ethics of hidden consciousness
Thomas I. Cochrane MD, MBA, Associate Neurologist and Senior Ethics Consultant, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Assistant Professor of Neurology and Director of Neuroethics, Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Queen Elizabeth Theatre (Salons)
650 Hamilton St., Vancouver, BC, V6B 5N6

Everyone is welcome!
Meet the Speaker at the reception following the lecture!


















Careful what you wish for: who will pay for the new drugs that delay the progression of Alzheimer’s disease?
Serge Gauthier, C.M., M.D., F.R.C.P.C., Director, AD & Related Disorders Research Unit, McGill Center for Studies in Aging, Douglas Mental Health Research Institute; Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Medicine, McGill University

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Performance Theatre, Level 2, The Nest
6133 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1 (map)




Rethinking Depression and Its Treatment: Perspectives from Studies of Deep Brain Stimulation
Helen S. Mayberg, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology and Radiology, Dorothy Fuqua Chair in Psychiatry Imaging and Therapeutics, Emory University

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Rudy North Lecture Theatre, Rm 101, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3 (map)














Big Data Meets Brain Science: The New Frontier
Bartha Knoppers, Ph.D., Professor, McGill University

Wednesday, March 12, 2013
6:30 PM
Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, 580 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1L6

This event is part of Brain Matters! Vancouver. For more details, please visit

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Ethics of Research With Brain-Impaired Adults Who Cannot Consent
Scott Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Co-Director – Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine, University of Michigan

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
4:00 PM
Brain Research Centre Conference Room, Koerner Pavilion, UBC Hospital, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, V6T 2B5