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December 2017

A Neurobioethical Perspective on Informed Consent

December 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ateneo Pontificio Regina Apostolorum, via degli Aldobrandeschi 190
Roma, 00165 Italy
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UNESCO Chair presents is first one-day workshop: A Neurobioethical Perspective on Informed Consent  within the i-Consent project which works on improving guidelines for Informed Consent, including vulnerable populations, under a gender perspective. During the workshop ten experts on the field will discuss: 1. What would be the consequences of reaching an identification of the neural correlates of the ordinary decision-making process behind the notion of informed consent? 2. Cognitive and other enhancers might paradoxically create new groups of vulnerable populations (i.e. soldiers): what are…

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February 2018

A Multicultural and Interreligious Perspective on Informed Consent

February 21, 2018 @ 9:00 am - February 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Ateneo Pontificio Regina Apostolorum, via degli Aldobrandeschi 190
Roma, 00165 Italy
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The UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights will hold its 6th international workshop to discuss the issues of Informed Consent and Clinical Research. Being part of the i-Consent consortium, a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program, the ethical reflection of the workshop will focus on the multicultural and interdisciplinary dimension of ethical requirements of informed consent applied to translational/clinical research and vaccination. International Experts on the field will discuss: 1. How much of…

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