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The community of neuroscientists have developed new ways to use brain imaging to determine levels of consciousness in patients with brain injury. These discoveries may one day allow unconscious patients to communicate with the outside world for the first time in history. While extensive research has focused on how brain scans can improve clinical health care, it is equally important to identify ethical issues related to this research. Neuroethics studies examine how brain imaging can have an impact on the health care system and produce guidance towards appropriate applications.

An expert panel featuring Drs. Dean Foti, Hervé Chneiweiss, Urs Ribary, and Grace Lee will lead an open discussion on the recent advances of imaging technology and its progression towards inclusion in clinical care at the bedside.

The event will be moderated by Peter McKnight from the Vancouver Sun.

Event is open to the public with free admission

Cafe Neuroethique

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