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Alzheimer’s web tests unreliable

Dr. Julie Robillard quoted in The Boston Globe on the credibility of online tests for Alzheimer’s disease. To read more, click here.

Don’t trust online tests for alzheimer’s disease: A new report says websites that offer diagnostic quizzes are unethical and prey on vulnerable older surfers

Dr. Julie Robillard quoted in Next Avenue on the credibility of online tests for Alzheimer’s disease. To read more, click here.

Most online tests for alzheimer’s disease fail on scientific validity, reliability and ethical factors

Dr. Julie Robillard quoted in The Wall Street Journal on the reliability of online tests for Alzheimer’s disease. To read more, click here.

Online self-tests for Alzheimer’s don’t work: Experts

Dr. Julie Robillard quoted in U.S. News and World Report on the credibility of online self-tests for Alzheimer’s. To read more, click here.

Judy Illes: Ethical considerations for neuroscience

BrainFacts.org interviews Dr. Judy Illes on the ethical considerations for neuroscience. To read more, click here.

Interview with Dr. Hervé Chneiweiss on “Maladies du cerveau et questions éthiques”

Interview with Dr. Hervé Chneiweiss on « Maladies du cerveau et questions éthiques » at Radio-Canada Vancouver – Phare Ouest. (To listen, click here.) Dr. Hervé Chneiweiss is a Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies French Scholars Series Program – Visiting Scholar. Hervé Chneiweiss MD PhD is a neurologist and neuroscientist, studying molecular mechanisms involved in […]

Do-it-yourself brain stimulation has scientists worried as healthy people try to make their minds work better

Dr. Peter Reiner mentioned in the National Post on transcranial direct current stimulation! To read more about this article, click here.

Fireside podcasts on ethics in neurodevelopmental disorders

Fireside Chat | What young brains teach us about regeneration Canadian Bioethics Society Meeting, Banff, Alberta May 2013 Dr. Joseph Fins lays out the case for studying neurodevelopmental disorders in children and discusses the important reasons for his interest in NeuroDevNet, one of Canada’s Centres of Excellence, in this audio podcast moderated by Dr. Judy […]

Launch of the online dementia knowledge translation learning centre

Additional Information: The Dementia KT Learning Centre is led by the Education and Training theme of the Canadian Dementia Knowledge Translation Network (CDKTN).  CDKTN is a network for knowledge translation (KT) and exchange (KE) of research in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. By bringing together researchers, students, and practitioners from centres across Canada, CDKTN helps researchers […]

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