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2017 Financial Conflicts of Interest in Neurosurgery Dr. Patrick J. McDonald, MD, MHSc, FRCSC Head, Division of Neurosurgery, BC Children’s Hospital Associate Professor, Department of Surgery Faculty, National Core for Neuroethics University of British Columbia Wednesday, October 25, 2017 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Auditorium, Cordula and Gunter Paetzold Health Education Centre Main Floor, Jim […]
The 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (December 5-7th, 2017) will feature over fifty of the world’s top experts and innovators working on ways to enhance our brain health and performance in light of emerging neuroscience and digital technologies. Click the title for more information.
August 2-14, 16-28, 2017 Assembly George Square Studios 54 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2LR, UK Fringe First winner and “peer-reviewed rapper” Baba Brinkman (Rap Guide to Evolution, Rap Guide to Religion) explores the scientific study of consciousness in his latest hip-hop comedy. Baba’s brain consists of roughly 90 billion neurons with trillions of connections, and […]
2017 Talking About Your Kids and Their Brains Tuesday, June 27, 2017 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Community Centre 2690 Larch St., Vancouver, BC, V6K 4K9 Come join us for a lively discussion with our experts about the brain basis of reading and learning, antidepressants and children, and communicating about brain health in today’s fast-paced […]
2017 Ethical and regulatory challenges from intelligent medical systems and big data in clinical neuroscience Philipp Kellmeyer MD, MPhil, Postdoctoral Researcher Translational Neurotechnology Lab, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Freiburg – Medical Center Monday June 26, 2017, 12:00PM – 01:00PM National Core for Neuroethics, UBC Hospital Koerner Pavilion, Conference Room S117 Overview: We currently witness […]
Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Seminar Series Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM LSC 3 2350 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3 Speaker Jeff Carroll, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Psychology Behavioral Neuroscience Program, Western Washington University Abstract Expansion of a glutamine-coding CAG trinucleotide near the 5′ end of the […]
The March for Science is a celebration of science. It’s not only about scientists and politicians; it is about the very real role that science plays in each of our lives and the need to respect and encourage research that gives us insight into the world. Click the title to read more.
Thursday, May 4, 2017 Telus World of Science, 1455 Quebec St, Vancouver, BC, V6A 3Z7 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM Imagine a world where drugs are developed without the use of animals, where doctors know how a patient will react to a drug before prescribing it and where patients can have a replacement organ 3D-printed […]
2017 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) […]
Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 12:00 PM Room 424, School of Population and Public Health 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z3 Website: http://ethics.ubc.ca/events/the-effect-of-contents-in-advance-directive-on-decision/ Dr. Sung Joon Shin Visiting Scholar, W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, UBC On January 26th 2016, a law related to the life-sustaining treatment for terminally ill patients in Korea, […]