Tag Archives: deep brain stimulation

Should we improve our memory with direct brain stimulation?

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Laura Cabrera, PhD Should we be worried about the use of direct brain stimulation to improve memory? Well, it depends. If we think of people with treatment … Continue reading

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Dr. Cabrera presents neuroscience research at Herrenhausen Conference in Germany

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera recently returned from Germany, where she presented research at the Herrenhausen Conference held in Hanover. The conference, “Lost in the Maze? Navigating Evidence and Ethics in Translational Neuroscience,” focused on major scientific and ethical challenges of … Continue reading

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Episode 5: Public Perception of Psychiatric Interventions

Episode 5 of No Easy Answers in Bioethics is now available! This episode features guests Dr. Laura Cabrera, Assistant Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and the Department of Translational Science & Molecular Medicine, Dr. Robyn Bluhm, Associate Professor … Continue reading

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Dr. Cabrera presents at International Neuroethics Society and Society for Neuroscience meetings

Dr. Cabrera recently attended two events in Washington, D.C.: The International Neuroethics Society (INS) annual meeting, and the 47th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN). International Neuroethics Society This year the INS meeting theme was “Honoring our History, Forging … Continue reading

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Drs. Eijkholt and Cabrera published in ‘Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface’

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Marleen Eijkholt and Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera are co-authors of a new article in Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface. The article, “Shaking Up the Debate: Ensuring the Ethical Use of DBS Intervention Criteria for Mid-Stage … Continue reading

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Dr. Cabrera presents at two international conferences in June

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera recently traveled to Denmark and Germany, where she presented at two international conferences. The 13th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry was held June 18-22 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry … Continue reading

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New article from Dr. Cabrera in ‘AJOB Neuroscience’

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera has a new article in AJOB Neuroscience, titled “Beyond the Technology: Attribution and Agency in Treatments for Mental Disorders.” This publication from Dr. Cabrera and co-authors Rachel McKenzie and Robyn Bluhm is a result … Continue reading

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