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Guiding the Ethical Use and Development of Psychiatric Electroceutical Interventions

By Laura Y. Cabrera
This post is part of a series featuring authors who have received the Neuroethics R01 (Research Project Grants) supported by the NIH BRAIN Initiative. These research projects specifically address prominent ethical issues arising from emerging technologies and advancements in human brain research.
A little bit over a year ago, my colleagues and I got very exciting news. The grant proposal we had submitted for the National Institutes of Health BRAIN Neuroethics funding had been accepted. This was the first major grant proposal I received as a Principal Investigator, and I am truly honored and excited to be given the opportunity to be doing the work that we have been carrying out for the past year.
I am an Assistant Professor at the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences at Michigan State University (MSU), and my research focuses on Neuroethics. I now have the privilege of working on this grant with three very engaging and thoughtful colleagues at MSU: …

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