- 9-year-old girl first child in Canada to undergo deep brain stimulation for epilepsy
- Dr. Judy Illes invested into the Order of Canada
- Drs. Tony J. Prescott and Julie Robillard respond to The BMJ's article, "David Oliver: Will robotic automation solve social care?"
- Core's Dr. Judy Illes Presides Citizenship Ceremony at UBC Life Sciences
- Iris Coates McCall and Caitlin Courchesne receive awards at the 2018 International Neuroethics Society Annual Meeting
- Judy Illes awarded the 2018 Patricia Price Browne Prize in Biomedical Ethics
- Dr. Judy Illes awarded the 2018 Patricia Price Browne Prize in Biomedical Ethics
- Neuroethics Questions to Guide Ethical Research in the International Brain Initiatives
- Dr. Fabio Rossi and Dr. Judy Illes: A consensus is building on how to move forward on stem cells
- Congratulations to Dr. Jehannine Austin, Neuroethics Scientific Advisory Board member, on being recognized at the 2018 Faculty of Medicine Awards!
- Principlism on a Pedestal: Rethinking priorities in ethics education
- UBC-led team will develop strategy for navigating new treatment options for pediatric epilepsy
UBC academics worry officials pushing too hard on solution that doesn’t address root cause of the problem. Click the title to read more.
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.