Dr. Judy Illes is a Professor of Neurology and Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics at UBC. She is also the Director of Neuroethics Canada, and faculty in the Centre for Brain Health at UBC, as well as the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute. Dr. Illes has been appointed to the Standing Committee on Ethics for CIHR for a three year term beginning September 2014. She also holds affiliate appointments in the School of Population and Public Health and the School of Journalism at UBC, and in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA, USA. She is an elected fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. As a pioneer and eminent scholar in the field of neuroethics, she has made groundbreaking contributions to ethical, social, and policy challenges at the intersection of biomedical ethics and neuroscience, with a specific focus on aging and dementia, addiction and mental health, neuroimaging, stem cells, cross-cultural values, and the commercialization of health care.