- Kristine Chapman and Judy Illes: Stem cells claims are ahead of the science
- People are searching for health information online, but is what they're finding useful?
- Milestone anniversary for neuroethics brings change, partnerships, and greater influence
- Governor General Julie Payette met with new Order of Canada & Order of British Columbia recipients
- Prof. Jennifer A. Chandler’s BC Almanac Interview on Medical Aid in Dying
- Five ways to reduce the physical harms of smartphone use
- CBC Radio's The Current features Dr. Peter B. Reiner
- If morals came in the form of a pill, would we use them?
- Dr. Judy Illes featured in the #SupportTheReport campaign
- The impact of technology on sleep
- Canadian Filipino wins global sticker design contest for Brain Awareness Week 2018
Core’s Dr. Judy Illes writes an opinion for The Vancouver Sun on Gordie Howe’s recent pursuit of stem cell treatment abroad and how this impacts research and informed choice. To read more on No Miracle Therapy for Stroke, click here.
Dr. Julie Robillard talks about gene therapy research and the importance of two-way communication in health research.
Core’s Dr Julie Robillard discusses the ethics of health information online and its credibility.
Core’s Dr. Peter Reiner featured in an article by Science News on DIY ‘head zappers’. Read more here.
Podcast: The validity of tests to diagnose Alzheimer’s (La validité des tests pour diagnostiquer l’Alzheimer)
Core’s Dr. Julie Robillard interviewed on online health info for Alzheimer at CBC’s Phare Ouest on Thursday, September 18, 2014. Click here to listen. http://ici.radio-canada.ca/emissions/phare_ouest/2014-2015/archives.asp?date=2014-09-18
“Cognitive enhancement is more complicated than it seems at first blush…” – Core’s Dr. Peter Reiner on the ethical implications of cognitive enhancement at the recent Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues Meeting (Aug 20, 2014). Click here to read the full summary of the session, Ethical Considerations in Cognitive Enhancement.
Young researchers from the National Core for Neuroethics at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health talked to Science Magazine about challenging ethical questions facing young investigators. Shelly Benjaminy, Karen Jacob, Cody Lo and Nina Di Pietro discussed issues ranging from patient understanding of new medical technologies to the use of drugs to enhance brain […]
CKNW-AM980’s the Bill Good Show interviews Core’s Dr. Peter B. Reiner on ‘smart’ drugs. — SHOULD WE ALL BE TAKING “SMART” DRUGS? The technical terms is “nootropics” but they’re also known as “smart drugs.” Supplements that purport to boost your brain power beyond its natural sluggishness and inspire you to new heights of focus and […]
Members of the Core’s responses on the question “What is the most challenging ethical question facing young investigators in your field? How should it be addressed?” featured at Science Magazine’s NextGen’s VOICES.
Drs. Judy Illes, Ralph Matthews and Julie Robillard write on environmental neuorethics at a special article for the Vancouver Sun.