Durham, North Carolina, USA
In January 2013, Duke University will host an interdisciplinary workshop bringing together doctors, neuroscientists, philosophers, and ethicists to share their perspectives on the detection of consciousness in patients with traumatic brain injury. Finding Consciousness will be held January 23-25, 2013 at Duke University. Beginning at 5:45pm on Wednesday, January 23 and ending at 2:00pm on Friday, January 25, this intensive workshop will explore the ethical, legal, and clinical implications of recent scientific discoveries in the detection of consciousness in brain damaged patients.
This workshop is made possible by generous support from the Department of Bioethics at the NIH Clinical Center, Duke Philosophy Department, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, Kenan Institute for Ethics, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, and the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine.
Please visit the workshop website at the link below for detailed information. The workshop is free and open to the public but registration is required.
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Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, PhD
Chauncey Stillman Professor of Practical Ethics
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina