On Friday, December 29, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, announced 125 new appointments to the Order of Canada. Three Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health members were included in this year’s appointments. Dr. Anne Martin-Matthews and Dr. Janet Werker were appointed Officers of the Order of Canada. Click the […]
Neuroethics Canada’s Dr. Judy Illes has been appointed as a member of the Order of Canada for her contributions to the field of neurology, including pioneering research that has highlighted the ethical, social and legal implications of advances in neuroscience. Click the title to read more.
Neuroethics Canada is pleased to share that our submission for the 2018 Brain Awareness Week (BAW) Sticker Design Contest won first place and has been chosen as the face of next year’s festivities! We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support and votes! You can read more about our in-house brain illustrator, […]
Neuroethics Canada is excited to share that our entry for the 2018 Brain Awareness Week Sticker Design Contest has been chosen as 1 of the top 5 finalists! Our design, as seen below, was created by our in-house “brain illustrator”, Marianne Bacani, as a representation of the diverse and festive annual worldwide celebration of the […]
Ask the Neuroethicist: When the Neurologist Does (or Does Not) Have the Duty to Disclose Neurogenetic Risk
A mother, who is psychotic but lacks insight into her condition, has a putative gene for and family history of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Does the neurologist have a duty to disclose that genetic risk for ALS to her son? A team of neuroethicists answer the question … Click the title to read more.
“How I Became a “Neuroethicist” By Jonathan D. Moreno, Ph.D. The night before the now famous “Mapping the Field” conference in 2002 there was a dinner for the speakers. As I made my way to the restaurant, I wasn’t sure what intrigued me more: the challenge of … Click the title to read more.
In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the National Core for Neuroethics at UBC, we are pleased to share our new look!
Neuroethics Canada is excited to share that our video submission, Words, Worlds, and Wisdom, is in competition! Words, Worlds and Wisdom: Conversations in ethics and neurodevelopment disorders Watch the video here: https://goo.gl/qiV7TQ Please VOTE for our video by clicking on the “thumbs up” icon before November 30th, 2017 at 5:00 pm EDT! This video highlights the importance of the terminology […]
Grants aim to address neuroethical issues associated with human brain research. As scientists develop powerful neurotechnologies to monitor and regulate brain activity, ethical questions arise about how these new tools should be incorporated into medical research and clinical practice. Click the title to read more.
MSFHR is delighted to convene the first MSFHR Research Leaders Forum, a group of internationally recognized researchers, including Core’s Dr. Judy Illes, who will advise the Foundation on the trends, challenges and opportunities shaping health research at provincial, national and international levels. Click the title to read more.