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Eric Racine is Full research professor and Director of the Neuroethics Research Unit at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal with cross-appointments at Université de Montréal and McGill University. Inspired by philosophical pragmatism, his research aims to understand and bring to the forefront the experience of ethically problematic situations by patients and stakeholders and then to resolve them collaboratively through deliberative and evidence-informed processes.

John Aspler earned his BSc in Neuroscience from McGill University in 2012. His exposure to a stream of problematic neuroscience-related popular publications both cultivated and cemented in him an interest in improving the public’s understanding of science. At present, John pursues a PhD at McGill and at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal, where he is working on several projects about media discourse surrounding people with neurodevelopmental disabilities, such as fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

Cynthia Forlini is an Australia Research Council Discovery Early Career Research Award Research Fellow at The University of Sydney in the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine (VELiM). Her research explores the neuroethics issues in defining the boundaries between enhancement and maintenance of cognitive performance.

Jennifer A. Chandler is a Professor of Law at the University of Ottawa Canada, and holder of the Bertram Loeb Research Chair. She teaches and researches in the areas of health law and ethics, with particular focuses on mental health law and ethics, law and neuroscience and neuroethics. She is the co-editor of Law and Mind: Mental Health Law and Policy in Canada (2016).

Megan S. Wright, Ph.D., J.D. is a Postdoctoral Associate of Medical Ethics in the Division of Medical Ethics at Weill Cornell Medical College and a Research Fellow and Senior Advisor to the Advanced Study of Brain Injury Project at the Solomon Center for Health Law & Policy at Yale Law School. Her scholarship focuses on bioethics and the law, and in particular human subjects research, disability, and end-of-life law.

Michael R. Ulrich, J.D., M.P.H., is an Assistant Professor of Health Law, Policy, and Management at Boston University School of Public Health, in the Center for Health Law, Ethics, & Human Rights. Before joining their faculty, he was a Research Scholar, Senior Fellow in Health Law, & Lecturer in Law at the Solomon Center for Health Law & Policy at Yale Law School. His scholarship focuses on public health, law, and bioethics. [End Page vi]

Joseph J. Fins, M.D., M.A.C.P. is The E. William Davis, Jr. M.D. Professor of Medical Ethics & Chief, Division of Medical Ethics and Co-Director, Consortium for the Advanced Study of Brain Injury at Weill Cornell Medical College and the Rockefeller University, and the Solomon Center Distinguished Scholar in Medicine, Bioethics and the Law at Yale Law School. His most recent book is Rights Come to Mind: Brain Injury, Ethics & The Struggle for Consciousness (Cambridge University Press).

Douglas MacKay is a Duncan and MacRae Fellow and Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is also a Core Faculty Member of the UNC Center for Bioethics. His research interests include distributive justice, research ethics, priority-setting in health care, and the ethics of health policy. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the NIH Department of Bioethics from 2011-2013.

Tina Rulli is an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at the University of California, Davis. She works in normative ethics and bioethics. Much of her work in bioethics has focused on applications of the duty to rescue to health care and clinical research ethics. She was a post-doctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center Bioethics department from 2011-2013.

Benedict Rumbold is a Research Fellow in the Department of Philosophy at University College London. Benedict’s research concerns ethical and political questions at various levels of abstraction. He holds a PhD in Philosophy from Birkbeck College, University of London.

Albert Weale is Emeritus Professor of Political Theory and Public Policy at University College London. His research and publications have concentrated on issues of political theory and public policy, especially the theory of justice and the theory...


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