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Researcher: Gilbert, F (Dr Frederic Gilbert)

Fields of Research

Ethical Use of New Technology (e.g. Nanotechnology, Biotechnology)
Bioethics (human and animal)
Medical Ethics
Central Nervous System
Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Optical Physics
Aesthetics
Ethical Theory

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Bioethics
Nervous System and Disorders
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Technological Ethics
Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing
Religion and Ethics
Health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

3D BioPrinting: Printing Parts for Bodies; ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science
Une justice exclusiviment retributive est-elle adaptee a la lutte contre le crime pedophile? - Is an exclusive retributive justice appropriate to tackle paedophilic crime?; Psychiatrie et violence
A threat to Autonomy? The Intrusion of Predictive Brain Implants; AJOB Neuroscience
Acquired pedophilia and moral responsibility; American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience
Adverse Effects: The Perils of Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression
Are Predictive Brain Implants an indispensable feature of autonomy?; Bioethica Forum
Are we born believers? - Est-on croyant de Naissance?
Beyond genomic association: ethical implications of elucidating disease mechanisms and genotype-influenced treatment response; American Journal of Bioethics
Big Explanations for Big Expectations: Deriving Lessons From the Human Genome and Blue Brain Projects; AJOB Neuroscience
Brain Danger; MJA: InSight
Chemical interventions and ethical side effects; Canadian Chemical News (L’Actualité Chimique Canadienne)
Controlling brain cells with light: ethical considerations for optogenetic clinical trials; AJOB Neuroscience
Correcting our blurred vision on football concussions
Currents of memory: recent progress, translational challenges, and ethical considerations in fornix deep brain stimulation trials for Alzheimer’s disease; Neurobiology of Aging
Decoded neurofeedback: eligibility, applicability, and reliability issues for use in schizophrenia and major depressive disorder; American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience
Deep brain stimulation and postoperative suicidality among treatment resistant depression patients: should eligibility protocols exclude patients with a history of suicide attempts and anger/impulsivity?; AJOB Neuroscience Journal
Deep brain stimulation for treatment resistant depression: postoperative feelings of self-estrangement, suicide attempt and impulsive-aggressive behaviours; Neuroethics
Deep brain stimulation in the media: over-optimistic portrayals call for a new strategy involving journalists and scientists in ethical debates; Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience
Deep Brain Stimulation: From Parkinson treatment to personality enhancement?
Does Neurobiological Determinism Entail the End of Criminal Responsibility?; Applied Ethics: Life, Environment and Society
Does neuropathology dictate morality? Acquired pedophillia as a neuroethical case; Morality: Reasoning on Different Approaches
Efficacy Testing as a Primary Purpose of Phase 1 Clinical Trials: Is it Applicable to First-in-Human Bionics and Optogenetics Trials?; AJOB Neuroscience
Ethical considerations for deep brain stimulation trials in patients with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease; Journal of Alzheimer's Disease
Ethical issues surrounding implantable brain technologies leads academic to US
Ethics: Managing the impact of innovation
Expert to weigh up brain-zap devices
Exploring self-estrangement through brain implants; Neuroethics
Fixed by light: Flick a switch to banish pain and blindness
Football Related-Concussion in Pediatric Athletics Warning
Framing the debate: concussion and mild traumatic brain injury; Neuroethics
Geron's hFSC Trial for Spinal Cord Injury: The Risk of Therapeutic Misconception
head-knock-warning
How do researcher duties conflict with Aboriginal rights?: Genetics research and biobank problems in Taiwan ; Dilemata
How to Turn Ethical Neglect Into Ethical Approval; AJOB Neuroscience
I miss being me: Phenomenological effects of Deep Brain Stimulation; American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience
Imaging the brain: The inheritance, power and predicaments of the 'brain reading metaphor'; Medical Imaging and Philosophy
Impact of American tackle football-related concussion in youth athletes; AJOB Neuroscience
Implants change your life
Involuntary and Voluntary Invasive Brain Surgery: Ethical Issues Related to Acquired Aggressiveness; Neuroethics
Is a ‘Last Chance’ Treatment Possible After an Irreversible Brain Intervention?; AJOB Neuroscience
Is there a moral obligation to develop brain implants involving NanoBionic technologies? Ethical issues for clinical trials; NanoEthics
Is there anything wrong with using invasive and predictive brain devices to prevent convicted offenders from reoffending?; Neuro-interventions and the Law: Regulating Human Mental Capacity
Just Another Spot? How to Miss the Ethical Target; AJOB Neuroscience
L'illusion du libre arbitre dans le chaos déterministe
Nano-bionic Devices for the Purpose of Cognitive Enhancement: Toward a Preliminary Ethical Framework; Cognitive Enhancement: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
Neuroenhancement: much ado about nothing?; AJOB Neuroscience
Neuroethics: Should We Rethink Free Will and Criminal Responsibility?; Third International Conference in Applied Ethics
On the Use of Animals in Emergent Embryonic Stem Cell Research for Spinal Cord Injuries; Journal of Animal Ethics
Paedophilia, Invasive Brain Surgery, and Punishment; Journal of Bioethical Inquiry
Print me an organ? Ethical and regulatory issues emerging from 3D bioprinting in medicine; Science and Engineering Ethics
Prognostic Implication of Preoperative Behavior Changes in Patients with Primary High-Grade Meningiomas; The Scientific World Journal
Punish the irresponsible? Punir les irresponsables?
Reading in the brain; Hektoen International
research shows head injury risks
Researcher Profile
Rethinking responsibility in offenders with acquired paedophilia: Punishment or treatment?; International Journal of Law and Psychiatry
Self-estrangement and deep brain stimulation: ethical issues related to forced explantation; Neuroethics
State of the concussion debate: from sceptical to alarmist claims; Neuroethics
Subject selection for first-in-human hESC-derived GRNOPC1 research: A Response to Wirth et.al.2011; Cell Stem Cell
Target populations for first-in-human embryonic stem cell research in spinal cord injury; Cell Stem Cell
The brain like an open book? Le cerveau ŕ livre ouvert; Revue Médicale Suisse
The Burden of Normality: From 'chronically ill' to 'symptom free'. New ethical challenges for deep brain stimulation postoperative treatment; Journal of Medical Ethics
The Effects of Closed-Loop Brain Implants on Autonomy and Deliberation: What are the Risks of Being Kept in the Loop?; Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics
The inheritance, power and predicaments of the 'brain-reading' metaphor; Medicine Studies
The need to tackle concussion in Australian football codes; Medical Journal of Australia
Thinking ahead too much: Speculative ethics and implantable brain devices; AJOB Neuroscience
This device brings 'Brave new world' to Life
UTAS philosopher exploring pros and cons of implantable brain technology
utas researcher warning on concussion injuries
Working While Under the Influence of Performance-Enhancing Drugs: Is One 'More Responsible'?; AJOB Neuroscience

Research Projects

2012: 11th World Congress of Bioethics, Netherlands; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
3D BioPrinting: A new Medical and Ethical Frontier?; The Brocher Foundation (BrF)
Deep Brain Stimulation and Postoperative Self-Adjustment Phenomenon; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Ethical considerations for Bionic Eyes; University of Melbourne (UMelb)
Invasive Synthetic Biomedical Brain Device: Ethical and Policy Implications; Australian Research Council (ARC)
32rd International Academy of Law and Mental Health
Cognitive Enhancement Conference
Deep Brain Stimulation: From Parkinson’s Treatment to Personality Enhancement
International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Research Candidate Supervision

'Ground, Limit and Place'
The Bionic Self-Implications of Bionics for Selfhood and Social Relations
What are the Ethical Implications and Responsibilities when there is an Interface Between community Agencies and those Living with Tourette Syndrome?