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: http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/48997.html
Company offering stem cell clinical trials responds to Drs. Judy Illes and Fabio Rossi’s article on Gordie Howe’s pursuit of stem cell treatment abroad. See Vancouver Sun article below: (open image to new tab to view larger version)
Article on how Gordie Howe’s family defends stem cell procedure to treat Mr. Hockey by Robin Erb of the Detroit Free Press
Using Twitter can help physicians be better prepared to answer questions from their patients, according to researchers from the University of British Columbia. The study, presented today at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), finds more and more health care professionals are embracing social media. Read more…
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.
Dr. Julie Robillard talks about gene therapy research and the importance of two-way communication in health research.
Core’s Dr Julie Robillard discusses the ethics of health information online and its credibility.
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. http://ici.radio-canada.ca/emissions/phare_ouest/2014-2015/archives.asp?date=2014-09-18
“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.