The 6th International Conference on Ethics in Jordan and the MENA
and IBRO-MENA International Conference on Neuroethics
Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
August- 05/06, 2021
In continuation of the series of international conferences held by the Responsible Conduct of research Program in Jordan and the MENA region, this “6th International Conference on Research Ethics in Jordan and the MENA
and IBRO-MENA International Conference on Neuroethics ” will be virtually hosted by Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan. The conference will cover the following themes:
Conference Dates: August, 05/06, 2021
Abstract Submission is now closed.
Abstracts were peer reviewed before official acceptance.
Conference Zoom link: https://uchealth.zoom.us/j/87626323202
3:30 pm-4:00 pm Sign in
4:00 pm-4:10 pm Opening Remarks, Prof. Sayer Al-Azzam, Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy, Jordan
University of Science and Technology.
4:10 pm-4:25 pm A directive talk, President of Jordan University of Science and Technology.
Day 1 (05-Aug-2021) 4:30 pm- 8:30 pm Virtual Meeting Room
Neuroethics and Virtual Meeting Room Neuroscience Co-Chairs: Prof. Wael Al-delaimy, UCSD, USA, and Prof. Karem H.Alzoubi, JUST, Jordan
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Neuroethics: From here and now to the barely imaginable future
Martha J. Farah, Director, Center for Neuroscience & Society, Walter H.
Annenberg Professor in the Natural Sciences, University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia, PA, USA
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Downloading brains of animals and humans into computers. Gerald, Pao, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA, USA
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Discussion Panel: (Panelists)- Martha J. Farah, Director, Center for Neuroscience & Society, Walter H. Annenberg Professor in the Natural Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
– Gerald, Pao, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA, USA.
– Kenneth Goodman, Professor, Director, Institute for Bioethics and Health
Policy, University of Miami, FL, USA.
– Michael Kalichman, Professor Emeritus, founding director of the UC San
Diego Research Ethics Program, School of Medicine, University of
California at San Diego, CA, USA.
6:30 pm – 6:50 pm Euthanasia: Neuroethical Issues Dr. Nadia El Kadmiri, Polydisciplinary Faculty of Taroudant, Ibn Zohr University,Morocco.
6:50 pm – 7:10 pm Consenting in Alzheimer’s Disease: the Braak Staging Dr. Almuthanna Alkaraki, Faculty of Science, Yarmouk University, Jordan
7:10 pm – 7:30 pm Ethical aspects of dealing with coma patients. Zaid Altaany, Faculty of Medicine, Yarmouk University, Jordan.
7:30 pm- 7:50 pm Neuroethics: Real-Life examples Wael Mohamed, MD/PHD, Neuroscience Unit, Basic Menoufia Medical School, Egypt and Medical Science Department International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia.
7:50 pm – 8:10 pm Ethical issues in Mental Health Research: Views of researchers in Arabic region Fadwa Alhalaiqa, Faculty of Nursing, Philadelphia University, Jordan
8:10 pm – 8:30 pm Conclusions and Recommendations.
Day 2 (06-Aug-2020 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
Responsible Conduct Virtual Meeting Room
of Research Co-Chair: Prof. Omar Khabour, JUST, Jordan, and Prof. Tareq Mukattash, JUST, Jordan
4:00 pm – 4:20 pm Ethics related to data compilation and manuscript preparation Mohamed Essa, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman.
4:20 pm – 4:40 pm Physicians’ Ethical Obligations to Pharmacogenetic Testing Suhaib Muflih, Faculty of Pharmacy, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan.
4:40 pm – 5:00 pm Knowledge and Practice of Patients’ Data Sharing and Confidentiality Among Nurses in Jordan Sawsan Abuhammad, Faculty of Nursing, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
5:00 pm – 5:20 pm Understanding and attitudes of the Jordanian public about clinical research ethics.
Mera Ababneh, Faculty of Pharmacy, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan.
5:20 pm – 5:40 pm Biomedical Data Sharing Among Researchers: A Study from Jordan Dr. Lina Al- Ibbini, Genetic Engineering, Yarmouk University, Jordan.
5:40 pm – 6:00 pm Physicians’ Knowledge, Perceptions, and Attitudes Related to Patient Confidentiality and Data Sharing. Reema Karasneh, Faculty of Medicine, Yarmouk University, Jordan.
6:00 pm – 6:20 pm Challenges That Face Behavioral Genetic Studies: Researchers Perspective from
the MENA region Ahmed Abu siniyeh, Faculty of Applied Sciences, American University of Madaba, Jordan.
6:20 pm – 6:40 pm Conclusions and Recommendations