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When Neuroscience Meets Disability Rights Law: An Ethical Mandate to Address the Clinical Needs of Patients with Severe Brain Injury

Joseph J. Fins, MD
Weill Cornell Medical College
Grant Type Other Foundation Supported Work
Grant Cycle fall 2017
Duration 6 Months
Amount $24,941

  Neuroscience has refined our understanding of individuals with disorders of consciousness. In this grant scholars from medicine, bioethics and the law will assert that this new knowledge creates ethical obligations of care that require changes in clinical practice and our understanding and enforcement of civil and disability rights law.