Young researchers from the National Core for Neuroethics at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health talked to Science Magazine about challenging ethical questions facing young investigators. Shelly Benjaminy, Karen Jacob, Cody Lo and Nina Di Pietro discussed issues ranging from patient understanding of new medical technologies to the use of drugs to enhance brain […]
CKNW-AM980’s the Bill Good Show interviews Core’s Dr. Peter B. Reiner on ‘smart’ drugs. — SHOULD WE ALL BE TAKING “SMART” DRUGS? The technical terms is “nootropics” but they’re also known as “smart drugs.” Supplements that purport to boost your brain power beyond its natural sluggishness and inspire you to new heights of focus and […]
Members of the Core’s responses on the question “What is the most challenging ethical question facing young investigators in your field? How should it be addressed?” featured at Science Magazine’s NextGen’s VOICES.
Drs. Judy Illes, Ralph Matthews and Julie Robillard write on environmental neuorethics at a special article for the Vancouver Sun.
Core’s Dr. Peter Reiner and Nicholas Fitz featured at Radiolab Podcasts on access to “brain zappers” and its implications.
Seniors are readily taking to the web but the value of its offerings on brain health are mixed | People over 65 are readily seeking out information about Alzheimer’s online and ending up with useless tests linked to sales pitches, says a University of British Columbia researcher. Click here to read more.
Online Alzheimer’s tests ‘problematic’ | Vancouver — People over 65 are readily seeking out information about Alzheimer’s online and ending up with useless tests… Click here to read more.
Core’s Dr. Judy Illes quoted in the article “New Recommendations on How to Ethically Manage Findings” at the recent issue of Medical Ethics Advisor. Click here to read more (PDF).
Read the results of the study Negotiating the Ethics of Trust and Addiction in Chronic Pain Management by Dr. Daniel Buchman here (PDF).
Online memory test developed by Toronto medical clinic aimed at a society increasingly worried over Alzheimer’s
Read Core’s Dr Julie Robillard’s comments on online tests for Alzheimers in the article by the National Post.