Judy Illes

Dr. Illes is Professor of Neurology and Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics at the University of British Columbia. She is Director of the National Core for Neuroethics at UBC, and also holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor in the School of Population and Public Health at UBC and as a Faculty Affiliate of Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington, in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Illes is a member of the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, co-Founder and Executive Committee member of the Neuroethics Society, and Chair of Women in World Neuroscience for IBRO. Dr. Illes' research focuses on the ethical, legal, social and policy challenges at the intersection of neuroscience and biomedical ethics, including neuroimaging, commercialization of cognitive neuroscience, and the engagement of key stakeholders on a global scale.