Worlds Apart – Ensuring Equitable Access to Advances in Brain Health

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Join us for the 2022 Brain Awareness Week Annual Neuroethics Distinguished Lecture featuring Dr. Patrick McDonald! Overview Rapid technological advancements have led to the potential for significant improvements in brain health, expanding both the range of conditions treated and number of patients who can be helped. While these advancements hold great promise, they also come […]

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Ethics in Policy, Business & Law

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Ethics in Policy, Business & Law is the third installation of Ethics for UBC, a five-part speaker series that will explore the current landscape of ethics scholarship and education across the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses of our university. In attending this interactive 75-min panel discussion, you will have the opportunity to learn about the current […]

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Ethics in Environment and Democracy

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Ethics in Environment & Democracy is the final installation of Ethics for UBC, a five-part speaker series that will explore the current landscape of ethics scholarship and education across the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses of our university. In attending this interactive 75-min panel discussion, you will have the opportunity to learn about the current ethics-related […]

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What’s new in spinal cord repair?

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Come join us for an interactive conversation with experts to discuss the latest in different approaches to spinal cord repair! PANELISTS: Andrea Townson, MD, FRCPC Medical Co-Chair, Regional Rehab Program, VCHA Clinical Professor Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia John Madden, PhD, PEng Director, Advanced Materials and Process Engineering Laboratory Professor Department of Electrical […]

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Brain wellness, genomic justice, and Indigenous communities: Supporting wellness and self-determination

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Join us for a conversation about supporting Indigenous peoples’ wellness and self-determination in the areas of genomics and brain wellness. Hear perspectives from Krystal Tsosie, co-founder of the first U.S. Indigenous-led biobank, and from members of a working group that convened this past fall to explore the meanings of brain wellness in an Indigenous health […]

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Seizing Hope: High Tech Journeys in Pediatric Epilepsy

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Join us for the world premiere of SEIZING HOPE: High Tech Journeys in Pediatric Epilepsy! Can new technology bring hope to children who have drug-resistant epilepsy? More than 500,000 children in Canada and the USA have epilepsy. About a third of those children continue to have seizures despite taking anti-seizure medications, also known as pediatric […]

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