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Poster for the Baron de Lancey Lecture 2020: Law, Hormones, and Sport: a level playing field?

Law, Hormones, and Sport: a level playing field?

10 February 2020

Registration has now opened for the 2020 Baron de Lancey Lecture. On Thursday 19th March 2020, Prof. Bartha Knoppers will deliver the talk, ‘Law, Hormones, and Sport: a level playing field?’ . In 2018, the International Association for Athletic Federations enacted regulations that prevent female athletes with naturally...

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LML and C-EENRG receive competitive grant to investigate collective action problems underpinning Anti-Microbial Resistance

1 January 2020

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the greatest public health emergencies of our time. AMR is an evolutionary process whereby microbes —like bacteria, fungi, and viruses— acquire resistance to the antimicrobial substances we have long depended upon to stop their spread, including antibiotics, antifungals, and...

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Dr Liddell participates in Global Forum on Intellectual Property, Access to Medicines and Innovation

12 December 2019

On 9-10 December 2019, Dr Kathy Liddell (LML Director) participated in the Global Forum on Intellectual Property, Access to Medicines and Innovation. Oranised by the South Centre and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, the Global Forum brought together policy makers and leading academic figures to examine...

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International Journal of Law and Psychiatry publishes article by LML Collaborators

27 November 2019

Dr Daisy Cheung (LML collaborator based at Hong Kong's Centre for Medical Ethics and Law) and Dr Elizabeth Fistein (LML Affiliate, Cambridge Clinical School) have co-authored an article with others titled, Articulating future directions of law reform for compulsory mental health admission and treatment in Hong Kong . The...

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LML hosts collaborators from CeBIL

15 October 2019

Following the hugely successful CeBIL Symposium 2019: Legal Innovation to Support the Development of Antimicrobial Drugs , LML was delighted to host CeBIL colleagues Prof. Timo Minssen and Dr Jakob Wested for an extended visit. Building on the momentum of the Symposium, we consolidated findings and feedback from the event...

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Recent publications on IP and algorithms

15 October 2019

LML would like to congratulate our close collaborators at the PHG Foundation on the publication of two reports. ' Regulating algorithms in healthcare: The GDPR and IVDR in practice ', details the findings from a 2018 multidisciplinary workshop (of the same name). Attended by Dr Kathy Liddell (LML Director), Dr Jeff Skopek...

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LML personnel update

14 October 2019

The Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences is growing! We are delighted to announce the following appointments: Jennifer Anderson joined LML in October 2019 as a Research Associate. She will work closely with Dr Jeffrey Skopek (LML Deputy Director) on 'Liability for Harms Caused by the Use of AI in Healthcare', a...

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LML members participate in OECD workshop

11 October 2019

From 17-18 September 2019, Dr Kathy Liddell (Director of LML), Prof. Dianne Nicol (LML Visiting Scholar), and Matt Jordan (Collaborative Research Projects Co-ordinator) attended “Collaborative platforms for personalized health: realizing the potential of genomics and biobanks”. This workshop, organised by OECD in...

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Dr Liddell attends CSaP workshop on 'Real World Evidence' in the life sciences industry

9 October 2019

On Wednesday 25 September, Dr Kathy Liddell (Director of LML) attended 'What's the value of real world evidence in the context of the life sciences industrial strategy?', a CSaP policy workshop organised jointly with the Department for Health and Social Care , and the Office for Life Sciences . Attended by delegates from...

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Artificial Intelligence and Liability - Job Opportunity

5 July 2019

The Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences (LML) seeks to appoint a highly motivated and independent Research Associate to join a two-year research project on artificial intelligence and liability. The project will focus in particular on the assignment of liability for harms caused by the use of machine learning...

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