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2014 IHDCYH Talks Video Competition

We are pleased to announce that our video submission for the 2014 IHDCYH Talks Video Competition has been chosen as one of the winners! View the complete list of awardees here:

No miracle therapy for stroke

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.

At-home brain stimulation gaining followers

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.

Considering the Ethical Implications of Cognitive Enhancement

“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.