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Podcast: Dr. Peter B. Reiner on neuroessentialism and its implications

The Early Edition (CBC) on Friday, October 25, 2013 Dr. Peter B. Reiner on neuroessentialism (the notion that we are our brains, and that when we think of who we are as beings interacting in the world, the we that we think of primarily resides in our brains) and its implications. To listen to the […]

Co-ordinated approach needed to monitor drug therapy for kids

Nina Di Pietro and Judy Illes write for the Vancouver Sun about the use of antipsychotic medications in children.

Podcast: Mysteries of the Brain (Toronto Campaign Celebration 2013)

On November 5th 2013 over 150 UBC Alumni and friends joined Dr. Peter Reiner, Dr. Cheryl Wellington, and Dr. Max Cynader to discuss the “Mysteries of the Brain.” The discussion focused on traumatic brain injury, cognitive enhancement and healthy aging. See more at: To listen to the podcast, click here.

Podcast: Dr. Judy Illes on neuroethics of brain development

Recorded at NeuroDevNet’s 2013 Brain Development Conference, Sept 2013. Dr. Judy Illes is Professor of Neurology and Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics at the University of British Columbia. In this podcast, Dr. Illes describes what neuroethics is and how we can integrate it within all aspects of brain research. Source: NeuroDevNet on SoundCloud, NeuroDevNet

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Disclosing incidental findings in brain research: The rights of minors in decision-making

Dr. Nina di Pietro and Dr. Judy Illes write on “disclosing incidental findings in brain research” in Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. To read more, click here.

Opinion: Starving children is not enough?

An opinion to The Vancouver Sun by Laura Arbour, et. al. To read more, click here.

Canada’s para team finds new life on the field: After training at SFU, team heads to spain to fight for a berth in the 2015 world championships

Katelyn Verstraten writes about the Canadian Men’s National Para Soccer team and the ‘new life’ for players with cerebral palsy. To read more, click here.

Alzheimer’s web tests unreliable

Dr. Julie Robillard quoted in The Boston Globe on the credibility of online tests for Alzheimer’s disease. To read more, click here.