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Judy Illes

University of British Columbia

November 13, 2010
33 minutes
Judy Illes


Judy Illes is professor of Neurology and Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics at the University of British Columbia and Director of the National Core for Neuroethics at UBC. Illes’ research focuses on ethical, legal, social and policy challenges specifically at the intersection of the neurosciences and biomedical ethics. She is a co-founder and Executive Committee Member of the Neuroethics Society, a member of the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, and Chair of the Committee on Women in World Neuroscience (WWN) for the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO). Her most recent book, the Oxford Handbook of Neuroethics (Oxford University Press), is forthcoming in 2011.