(1) the study of neurological bases of moral cognition, sense and action
(2) the field of study that addresses the moral issues that arise in and from neuroscientific research and the clinical practices and social effects/implications that evolve from these investigations
(3) the reciprocal interaction(s) between neurological research/clinical practices and other ethically relevant areas of biomedical sciences (e.g. the effects/implications of genetic research on neurological care; use of nanotechnology in neurological research and practice, etc.)
BioMed Central Online Podcast
Prof James Giordano is interviewed by Dr Sabina Alam, Editor-in-Chief of BMC Medicine about the ethics of global biomedical and biotechnological research, the relationship of the commercial and academic sectors, roles of journal editors in the ethical oversight of biomedical publishing, and current issues in neuroethics.
James Giordano, PhD is a recipient of a
J. William Fulbright Senior Fellowship Award.
As a Fulbright awardee, Prof. Giordano spent four months from November 2011-February 2012 at the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität (LMU), in Munich, Germany, working on a project entitled Integrating Neuroscience, Ethics, Legal and Social Issues (NELSI) in Programs of Science and Technology Education and Training.