Dr. Julie Robillard is Assistant Professor at the National Core for Neuroethics and at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health at the University of British Columbia. She completed a PhD in neuroscience studying synaptic plasticity in the aging brain. In 2010, Dr. Robillard joined the National Core for Neuroethics as a postdoctoral fellow to extend her expertise to the human translational side of neuroscience, with a focus on neuroscience communication. Today, she leads a research program that explores the intersection of dementia, ethics and new media. Dr. Robillard has developed innovative techniques for the analysis of brain health in social media and has gained in-depth expertise of online assessments tools for dementia. Dr. Robillard’s research has been published in high impact publications and was featured at national and international conferences. Her work has also been featured widely by the press, including coverage by the Vancouver Sun, National Post and the Wall Street Journal, and on CBC Television.