- 9-year-old girl first child in Canada to undergo deep brain stimulation for epilepsy
- Dr. Judy Illes invested into the Order of Canada
- Drs. Tony J. Prescott and Julie Robillard respond to The BMJ's article, "David Oliver: Will robotic automation solve social care?"
- Core's Dr. Judy Illes Presides Citizenship Ceremony at UBC Life Sciences
- Iris Coates McCall and Caitlin Courchesne receive awards at the 2018 International Neuroethics Society Annual Meeting
- Judy Illes awarded the 2018 Patricia Price Browne Prize in Biomedical Ethics
- Dr. Judy Illes awarded the 2018 Patricia Price Browne Prize in Biomedical Ethics
- Neuroethics Questions to Guide Ethical Research in the International Brain Initiatives
- Dr. Fabio Rossi and Dr. Judy Illes: A consensus is building on how to move forward on stem cells
- Congratulations to Dr. Jehannine Austin, Neuroethics Scientific Advisory Board member, on being recognized at the 2018 Faculty of Medicine Awards!
- Principlism on a Pedestal: Rethinking priorities in ethics education
- UBC-led team will develop strategy for navigating new treatment options for pediatric epilepsy
The Badness of Pain Prof. Gwen Bradford PhD, Associate Professor Department of Philosophy Rice University Wednesday March 14, 2018, 3:00PM – 5:00PM Room 333, Henry Angus Building, 2053 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2 Abstract:”Why is Pain Bad?” Why is pain bad? The literature abounds with discussion of well-being, but there is so little about […]
You are invited to attend the Association for Responsible Research and Innovation in Genome Editing, which will be held in Paris, France, at the Région Île-de-France – 57, rue de Babylone – Paris 7ème, on Friday 23 March 2018. On March 23rd we will launch the international “Association for Responsible Research and Innovation in Genome […]
The 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (December 5-7th, 2017) will feature over fifty of the world’s top experts and innovators working on ways to enhance our brain health and performance in light of emerging neuroscience and digital technologies. Click the title for more information.
August 2-14, 16-28, 2017 Assembly George Square Studios 54 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2LR, UK Fringe First winner and “peer-reviewed rapper” Baba Brinkman (Rap Guide to Evolution, Rap Guide to Religion) explores the scientific study of consciousness in his latest hip-hop comedy. Baba’s brain consists of roughly 90 billion neurons with trillions of connections, and […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.