Building Bridges to Support Individuals with FASD

7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Rm. 3113, Child and Family Research Institute
950 West 28th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

FREE ADMISSION – Everyone is welcome!

Featured speakers:
Dr. James Reynolds, Professor, Queen’s University
Dr. Amy Salmon, Executive Director, CanFASD
Dr. Nina Di Pietro, Research Associate, National Core for Neuroethics, UBC

This forum aims to give communities and individuals affected by FASD an opportunity to hear from researchers and health science experts about the latest developments in FASD diagnosis and treatment, with a focus on challenges and opportunities for improving access to supports and services.

For more information, please visit www.neuroethicscanada.ca.

FASD Community Forum

Economic Inequality: It’s Far Worse Than You Think

Scientific American

The great divide between our beliefs, our ideals, and reality.

Nicholas Fitz writes for the Scientific American on social mobility and economic inequality on recent article, Economic Inequality: It’s Far Worse Than You Think.

He writes, “by overemphasizing individual mobility, we ignore important social determinants of success like family inheritance, social connections, and structural discrimination.” 

Click here to read more: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/economic-inequality-it-s-far-worse-than-you-think/

A Recipe for Success or Disaster? Exploring the Role and Contribution of Work Groups and Workshops in Neuroethics

As part of the Brain Matters! Vancouver Thematic Sessions Video Podcast, we present:

A Recipe for Success or Disaster? Exploring the Role and Contribution of Work Groups and Workshops in Neuroethics
by
Emily Bell, Associate Researcher at the Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal
Michael Burgess, Chair in Biomedical Ethics, W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia
Eric Racine, Director, Neuroethics, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal
Charles Weijer, Canada Research Chair in Bioethics, Rotman Institute of Philosophy, Western University
Cynthia Forlini (moderator), Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research

This video presentation features the major points to the panels’ session on the role and contribution of work groups in neuroethics.

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The Neuroethics of Pain Diagnostics Using Neuroimaging

As part of the Brain Matters! Vancouver Thematic Sessions Video Podcast, we present:

The Neuroethics of Pain Diagnostics Using Neuroimaging
by
Karen Davis, Head, Division of Brain, Imaging and Behaviour – Systems Neuroscience, Toronto Western Research Institute
Tor Wager, Director, Cognitive and Affective Control Laboratory, University of Colorado, Boulder
Hank Greely, Director, Center for Law and the Biosciences, Stanford Law School

This video presentation features the major points to Profs. Davis, Greely and Wager’s panel discussion on the neuroethics of pain diagnostics using neuroimaging.

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Communicating Neuroscience: Hype and the Sources of Spin

As part of the Brain Matters! Vancouver Thematic Sessions Video Podcast, we present:

Communicating Neuroscience: Hype and the Sources of Spin
by Timothy Caulfield, Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy, University of Alberta

This video presentation features the major points to Prof. Caulfield’s session on how sources of hype influence the representation of science in the laboratory, research institutions and popular press.

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Epigenetics, Brain Science and Social Responsibility


As part of the Brain Matters! Vancouver Thematic Sessions Video Podcast, we present:

Epigenetics, Brain Science and Social Responsibility
by Anthony Phillips,Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction

This video presentation features the major points to Dr. Phillips’ talk on what epigenetics is, it’s implications to brain science and the role of social responsibility in this topic.

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