Dr. Cabrera part of global neuroethics subcommittee

Laura Cabrera photoCenter Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera is one of the two International Neuroethics Society representatives who are a part of the IEEE BRAIN group. The IEEE Brain group is part of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology.

On August 31st, Dr. Cabrera joined the IEEE BRAIN Neuroethics subcommittee kick-off meeting at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. This subcommittee includes philosophers, engineers, and neuroethicists, and it is tasked with putting together a document looking at ethical considerations for neurotechnologies.

For more information on Dr. Cabrera’s work in neuroethics, check out episode 5 of No Easy Answers in Bioethics, the Center’s podcast series: Public Perception of Psychiatric Interventions: Cabrera, Bluhm, and McKenzie.

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