Events

Neuroethics Noon Seminar

2017 Fulfilling the moral obligation to inform disease communities about scientific research – a case study Jeff Carroll PhD, Associate Professor Department of Psychology, Western Washington University Thursday May 11, 2017, 11:00AM – 12:00PM National Core for Neuroethics, UBC Hospital Koerner Pavilion, Conference Room S117 Overview: Huntington’s Disease is a fatal genetic neurodegenerative disease, for […]

Interrogating Huntington’s in vivo roles through loss of function experiments

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 […]

March for Science – Vancouver

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.

Café Scientifique: 3D Bioprinting – Shaping the Future of Health

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 […]

Brain Awareness Week – Annual Distinguished Neuroethics Lecture

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) […]

The effect of contents in advance directive on decision-making

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, […]

BC Neuropsychiatry Program Grand Rounds

The Neuroethics of Cognitive Enhancement Peter B. Reiner, VMD, PhD Professor, National Core for Neuroethics University of British Columbia February 22, 2017 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Room 1C13, Detwiller Pavilion, UBC Hospital

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

2017 Alzheimer Update

Join the UBC Clinic for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders for an expert update on what’s new in Alzheimer and dementia research and care. The Forum is open to the public and free of charge. Please RSVP via email to alzheimer.events@ubc.ca.

A Window Into the Human Brain: Investigating the Biomechanics and Mechanobiology of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

The 4th Manufacturing/Solid Mechanics Seminar: A Window Into the Human Brain: Investigating the Biomechanics and Mechanobiology of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Friday, December 9, 2016 at 08:30AM at CEME Room 1202 Everyone is welcome! Speaker: Ms. Lyndia Wu, PhD candidate, Stanford University Abstract: Mild traumatic brain injuries, more commonly known as concussions, occur frequently in […]

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