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Prof. Judy Illes on Neuroethics

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December 5, 2013 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Room 280B

The Center for Law and the Biosciences presents an afternoon talk by Prof. Judy Illes on Neuroethics.

Dr. Judy Illes is Professor of Neurology and Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics at the University of British Columbia. She is Director of the National Core for Neuroethics at UBC, and faculty in the Brain Research Centre and the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute. Dr. Illes is a co-Founder and Member of the Governing Board of the International Neuroethics Society. As a pioneer and eminent scholar in the field of Neuroethics, she has made ground-making contributions to ethical, social, and policy challenges at the intersection of biomedical ethics and neuroscience, including advances in stem cells, neuroimaging, neuroscience and the law, and the commercialization of health care.