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Brain Injury and the Civil Right We Don’t Think About

Dr. Joseph J. Fins writes “Brain Injury and the Civil Right We Don’t Think About” on The Opinion Pages of The New York Times (Aug 24, 2017). Click the title to read more.

Congratulations Dr. Julie Robillard – New Associate Director, National Core for Neuroethics

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Julie Robillard, Assistant Professor of Neurology, as Associate Director of the National Core for Neuroethics at UBC effective September 1, 2017. Dr. Robillard’s research focus is on the experience of health care innovation in dementia and mental health, and on the integration of artificial intelligence to […]

Intelligent Curation: Improving Access to Quality Health Information Online

Core’s Dr. Julie Robillard and her team, including collaborator Dr. Jesse Hoey from the University of Waterloo, work toward improving acess to quality online health information. Click the title to read more.

A Feminist Neuroethics of Mental Health

The Neuroethics Blog features Dr. Ann E. Fink’s essay that explores how a feminist neuroethics framework enriches biological research into mental health. Click the title to read more.

Dr. Peter Reiner quoted in Newsweek on the neuroethics of Elon Musk’s brain-machine interface adventure

In April, the Silicon Valley billionaire announced plans to launch Neuralink—a company developing a brain-to-machine interface to cure brain ailments and help people compete with robots when the artificial intelligence revolution makes human brains obsolete. Featuring in the article, Dr. Peter Reiner talks about the ethics of neurotechnology, privacy of thought, and reason bypassing. Click […]

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