- Brain patterns cannot reveal end-of-life decisions for patients with severe brain injuries
- Dr. Judy Illes nominated at the 34th YWCA Women of Distinction Awards
- Blood, brains and mushrooms: Neurocraft exhibition opens in Winnipeg
- Fixing fentanyl with naloxone alone won't work
- UBC’s beacons of hope in the war against Alzheimer’s disease
- Ethics at CIHR: Moving Forward
- Women in science: part II
- Opinion: Head transplant an unjustified ghoulish human experiment
- On the Origin of Scientists: Neuroethicist Judy Illes
- The Stem Cell Network 2016 Research Funding Results
A prominent neuroscientist has withdrawn herself from the selection committee of the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame because the nomination process has produced no female candidates. Click the title to read more.
Professor Judy Illes and Dr. Catherine Anderson asked for a more diverse group of scientists to be considered for the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame. Click the title to read more.
The CBC Marketplace (Apr 10 episode) interviews Core’s Dr. Julie Robillard in the context of her research on online tests for dementia and on dementia on social media. Dr. Robillard gave roughly a half-hour interview during which she described her research and its implications, as well as discussed a few of the tests that the […]
Core’s Nicholas Fitz writes an article on economic inequality for the Scientific American. Click the title to read more.
Core’s Dr. Julie Robillard gives a radio interview for Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s Boomer Life program (March 30, 2015).
Core’s Dr. Peter Reiner shares his opinion on Do-It-Yourself transcranial direction current stimulation (tDCS) machines and its implications. Click the title to read more.
We are pleased to announce that our video submission for the 2014 IHDCYH Talks Video Competition has been chosen as one of the winners! View the complete list of awardees here: http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/48997.html
Company offering stem cell clinical trials responds to Drs. Judy Illes and Fabio Rossi’s article on Gordie Howe’s pursuit of stem cell treatment abroad. See Vancouver Sun article below: (open image to new tab to view larger version)
Article on how Gordie Howe’s family defends stem cell procedure to treat Mr. Hockey by Robin Erb of the Detroit Free Press
Using Twitter can help physicians be better prepared to answer questions from their patients, according to researchers from the University of British Columbia. The study, presented today at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), finds more and more health care professionals are embracing social media. Read more…