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Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences

Faculty of Law
 

Major Projects

Current Major Research Projects: Collaborative Research Program in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL) Dr Kathy Liddell (PI), Dr Jeffrey Skopek (Co-I), Dr John Liddicoat (Senior Research Associate), Dr Laura Bradford (Senior Research Associate) Liability from Harms Caused by the Use of Artificial...

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Research Areas

Medical Research, Innovation and Incentives Human Biomaterials and Personal Data Emerging Technologies Healthcare and Medicine Public Health Evidence-based IP and Patent Landscaping

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Challenges

Patient Healthcare Biomedical Research and Innovation Safety, Efficacy & Access Population Health The Future of Emerging Technologies

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Legal Expertise

Health Law and Bioethics Health Information Law Biomedical Intellectual Property Law Medical Device Law Pharmaceutical Law International and Human Rights Law Multidisciplinary and Evidence-based Policy

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Collaborative Research Program in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL)

The Collaborative Research Program in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL) is a substantial international collaboration between the University of Copenhagen's Law Faculty (principal organisation), Harvard Law School, Harvard Medical School, the University of Cambridge's Centre for Law, Medicine and...

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Liability from Harms Caused by the Use of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

This two-year project will explore issues of civil liability that arise from the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare. We will focus in particular on harms caused by the use of machine learning algorithms in diagnosis and treatment decisions. Our aim is to evaluate how existing tort regimes...

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The Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project

Dr David Erdos is a partner on the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology (HRBDT) Project , which is based at the Human Rights Centre of the University of Essex. This large-scale UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) project aims to explore both the perils and the promises of the use of big...

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Realising Genomic Medicine: Intellectual Property issues Beyond the 'Old' DNA Patent Debates

Realising Genomic Medicine: Intellectual Property Issues Genomic medicine is an emerging discipline that involves using genetic information about a patient as part of their clinical care. Since the sequencing of the human genome, a key goal has been to make genomic medicine an everyday reality...

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Justifications, Evidence and Public Health Laws: Case studies of standardised tobacco packaging and minimum pricing of alcohol

Justifications, Evidence and Public Health Laws: Case studies of standardised tobacco packaging and minimum pricing of alcohol Public initiatives to promote wider health benefits can have a significant economic impact on powerful corporations. Standardised tobacco packaging, alcohol pricing, and...

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Contemporary Legal Issues in Organ Transplantation

Contemporary Legal Issues in Organ Transplantation This project is an initiative of the Faculty of Law, the Clinical School and the Cambridge Transplant Unit at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. The project is led by Dr Matt Dyson, Dr Kathy Liddell (Faculty of Law) and Mr Kourosh Saeb-Parsy (transplant...

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The Legal Status of Transsexual and Transgender Persons

The need to allow a change of legal sex/gender in certain cases is no longer disputed in most jurisdictions, and for European countries, there is no question as to whether such a change should be allowed after the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in Goodwin v. United Kingdom (...

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