Western Develops First-Ever Ethical Framework for fMRI Research

September 23, 2015

(Western Gazette) – Western’s neuroscientists and philosophers have teamed up to develop the first-ever ethical framework for research while designing and conducting fMRI studies for individuals with severe brain injuries. The proposed guidelines, entitled “Ethical considerations in functional magnetic resonance imaging research imaging research in acutely comatose patients” were published in Brain, a prominent scientific journal of neurology.

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