Associate Professor and Research Fellow - Hong Kong Baptist University
Bioethical Challenges on Neurogenomics -- A Buddhist Perspective
1) To explore the ethical challenges on neurogenomics which involves issues such as neuroscience, genomics and bioinformatics;
2) To discuss the Buddhist understanding of human mind and brain, and its responses to technological challenges;
3) To explicate the importance of the balance between the potentiality of neuroscience on healthcare and “neuro ethics” or “neuro-eudaimonics” ; and
4) To argue for the necessity of strengthening ethical awareness and legal regulations in medical research and experiment in China today.