Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB)

James Giordano joins the CRB neuroethics team

2017-03-14

We are happy to announce that Professor James Giordano will join the CRB neuroethics team later this year. He is also part of the Human Brain Project’s neuroethics and philosophy team where he is one of the task leaders.

James GiordanoJames Giordano’s research focus is on neural mechanisms of consciousness and neuropsychiatric spectrum disorders. He is looking at the neuroethical issues that arise in and from the use of advanced neuroscientific techniques and technologies.

Currently, James Giordano is Professor in the Departments of Neurology and Biochemistry, and Chief of the Neuroethics Studies Program of the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics at the Georgetown University Medical Center.

About James Giordano

James Giordano is an appointed member of the US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary’s Advisory Council for Human Research Protection. He has also served on the Neuroethics, Legal and Social Issues Advisory Panel of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) working on brain-machine interfaces. He was also Senior Science Advisory Fellow to the Strategic Multilevel Assessment Group of the Pentagon, where he addressed international developments in dual-use brain science and bioweapons, and is an elected member of the European Academy of Science and Arts. 

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