Vardit Ravitsky and Judy Illes provide a summary overview of progress being made at CIHR with respect to its ethics mandate. Click the title to read more.
A warning about poor advice, questionable motives. Core’s Dr. Julie Robillard studies the proliferating sources of online advice about Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, and based on the patterns she sees, has been spreading the message, “Let the reader beware.” Click the title to read more.
How ‘death by a thousand cuts’ is responsible for the leaky STEM pipeline. In the sciences, objectivity is prized because it allows us to uncover truths without the stain of personal biases. However, the rigour of scientific objectivity has yet to dominate the working environment of STEM fields. Click title to read more.
Just when we thought we had heard it all, now there is the head transplant. The Nov. 23 article in The Vancouver Sun (“Italian surgeon preparing patient for human head transplant by showing him how to walk again with VR”) … Click the title to read more.
Core’s Dr. Judy Illes featured at Ubyssey’s article, “On the Origin of Scientists: Neuroethicist Judy Illes”. Click the title to read more.
Core’s Dr. Judy Illes receives an award as part of The 2016 Stem Cell Network’s Impact Program Grant. Click the title to read more.
Like life itself, technologies evolve. So it is that the telephone became the smartphone, that near-at-hand portal to the information superhighway. Click the title to read more
Neurologists who conduct research on medicinal marijuana and neuroethicists respond to the guidelines by the Federation of State Medical Boards on how to approach patients who request prescriptions for medical marijuana. Click the title to read more.
At the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, Dr. Julie Robillard, assistant professor in the Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine at UBC, oversees research that brings together neuroethics and patient engagement. Click the title to read more.
Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE) student, Kaitlyn McGlothlen, has won both the International Neuroethics Society essay contestand the Voices in Bioethics essay contest with a paper she wrote for Dr. Laura Specker-Sullivan’s 2016 Spring Quarter class at the CSNE, Ethical Issues in Neural Engineering. Click the title to read more.