Past Events

Biomarkers in research and care: applications and implications

Wednesday, Jul 21, 2021 10:00AM – 11:00AM PDT What are biomarkers and what do they represent for people with dementia? How are biomarkers used in cognitive impairment research and clinical care? What are the potential benefits and limitation of using biomarkers? And what is the “real world” impact of them? Join the Canadian Consortium on […]

World Women in Neuroscience – Black in Neuro

July 8, 2021 12:00 PM EDT Join World Women in Neuroscience and Black In Neuro (BiN) as they host an educational webinar with BiN founder, Angeline Dukes, to discuss, “Why Black in Neuro?” To register for this meeting, visit  

Environmental Neuroethics: the Crossroads of Environment, Brain and Mental Health

Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:00 AM PDT To register, please visit: 21st century environmental challenges coupled to novel scientific understandings of their impacts on neurological and mental health raise a distinct set of considerations at the interface between environmental ethics, brain health, and public policy. How do environmental factors like pollution, toxicity, and radiation […]

Neuroethics for the Neurosciences

June 15, 2021 9:00AM PST/12:00AM EST Register here: Neuroethical thinking has been increasingly incorporated into neuroscience discovery, translation, and commercialization over the past 20 years. We will discuss how this growth has occurred using case examples from neuroimaging and other modalities. We will also look to the future where interdisciplinary and intersectional alignment of […]

Pushing the Limits: Children, Athletics and Ethics

July 23-24, 2021 – Presented Virtually Athletics are a central part of the lives of children, adolescents and young adults. Kids are engaging in athletics at younger ages and higher intensities than ever before, bringing a greater understanding of both the benefits and risks of athletic participation. Our latest knowledge has shaped some serious ethical […]

A Commitment to Co-Creation of Knowledge for Meaningful Brain Research

Neuroethics Canada’s Dr. Judy Illes will be speaking at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics Seminars on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT Watch a recording of the event here: For more details, please visit:  

Neuroethics for Novel Neurotechnologies

Monday, April 19, 2021 12:00PM PDT (3:00PM EDT) Progress in advancing neurotechnologies is occurring at a time of change in health and social landscapes. As novel brain technologies traverse the realm of preclinical experimentation to real world treatments, questions of readiness, equitable patient access, legal and intellectual rights surface. Join us to hear leaders of […]

Brain Awareness Week – Annual Distinguished Neuroethics Lecture

2021 Hacking the Mind: How Technology Is Changing The Way We View Our Brain and Ourselves Nir Lipsman, MD, PhD, FRCSC, Assistant Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT Overview: As it advances, our relationship with brain technology will change. In this […]

Neuroethics Seminar

2021 Why neurosurgeons should care about ethics and why ethicists should care about neurosurgery Nir Lipsman, MD, PhD, FRCSC 2021 Brain Awareness Week – Annual Distinguished Neuroethics Speaker Assistant Professor Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery University of Toronto Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT Via Zoom Bio: Nir Lipsman, MD, […]